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HOPPIN BOBBIN NEWSLETTER
It has definitely been an interesting month for Hoppin Bobbin.  We are so glad to be on the mend and hopefully will have all of our repairs done by the second week in April.  I can't express how much all of your kind words, thoughts, food,  prayers, cards, flowers,   e mails and FB posts have been appreciated.  I wish there was time to answer and reply to every one of them but the numbers are just overwhelming.  So please take this as our Thank you, from all of us here at Hoppin Bobbin, that we appreciate your kindness and generosity.  It always makes me realize how lucky we all are to have such a wonderful and far reaching quilting community.  Thanks for the support you have shown and for the kindness in reaching out to us.  We love you all and are so grateful for you!

Kelly, Elisabeth, Cheryl, Sue and of course, Tootsie too!

Check out our NEW Tea Towel Patterns and Kits


 Hoppin Bobbin new store hours. 

On April 1st, Hoppin Bobbin will put their new store hours into effect.  Please make note of new hours.  We will still continue to have evening classes on Tuesday and Thursday but the shop will close at 6 instead of 8. 
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-6
Wednesday and Friday 10-5
Saturday 9-4


Upcoming Classes and Events

Click on the class title for more information about the class and supply lists.

Did you make it to all of the shops during our Shop Hop?  We had quite a few finishers come in as Hoppin Bobbin as their last stop . 

Jane Preston won our Gift Basket and you can check out on the Quilts Around the Bay Facebook Page who all of the other winners were for Baskets and Grand Prizes. 

If you didn't get our Monarch Butterfly pattern, there are still a few left.  They are available for purchase . 


From Marti and Me  - Moving On Evening Group
Meets on 2nd Tuesday at 6pm
This is the continuation of our club that ran from September 2016- February 2017.   While you can join this club if you have not attended before, we recommend that you attend our club that starts from the beginning. 
Click on class title for complete list of dates and projects and more information. 

Marti and Me Moving on was cancelled in March due to the bad weather that we had on Tuesday and Wednesday.  We will start on our normal schedule in April and add a month on to the end. So, If you haven't been able to get signed up for this, you still have time to get in and not miss any of the projects!

From Marti and Me  - Moving On Daytime Group
Meets on 2nd Wednesday at 10 am  (first meeting will be 3rd Wednesday)
This is the continuation of our club that ran from September 2016- February 2017.   While you can join this club if you have not attended before, we recommend that you attend our club that starts from the beginning. 
Click on class title for complete list of dates and projects and more information.

Marti and Me Moving on was cancelled in March due to the bad weather that we had on Tuesday and Wednesday.  We will start on our normal schedule in April and add a month on to the end. So, If you haven't been able to get signed up for this, you still have time to get in and not miss any of the projects!



From Marti and Me Club  - From the Beginning Evening Group
3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm
The From Marti and Me Club is perfect for an advanced beginner or a refresher for the quilter that wants to brush up or advance their skills.  Join this great club as a way to expand all of your quilting skills. Learn ways to make that perfect block or project using Marti Michell’s patterns and tools during a monthly demo that includes an exclusive pattern. The engineered corners on her tools, take all of the guessing out of piecing and make cutting and sewing your projects easy and fun. Projects range from table toppers and wall hangings to full size quilts and most patterns offer multiple sizes to make the one that suits your needs.
Click on class title for complete list of dates and projects and more information.


3rd Wednesday of each month 10am (1st meeting will be on the 4th Wednesday)
The From Marti and Me Club is perfect for an advanced beginner or a refresher for the quilter that wants to brush up or advance their skills. Join this great club as a way to expand all of your quilting skills. Learn ways to make that perfect block or project using Marti Michell's patterns and tools during a monthly demo that includes an exclusive pattern. The engineered corners on her tools, take all of the guessing out of piecing and make cutting and sewing your projects easy and fun. Projects range from table toppers and wall hangings to full size quilts and most patterns offer multiple sizes to make the one that suits your needs.
Click on class title for complete list of dates and projects and more information.



Summer Lake Log Cabin
Saturdays March 25th and April 8th from 10-3
Sue Walters
Here’s a project for those of you looking for a challenge. It’s not really a traditional log cabin but a version of a log cabin otherwise known as courthouse steps. This awesome quilt is a play on dark and light, super scrappy and fat quarter friendly. For the Very Confident Beginner to Advanced quilter. The sample in the store is made in green and purple batiks, don’t limit yourself to those colors use your favorites and make it your own. The only thing to keep in mind is contrast no mediums in this quilt just lights and darks, come join the class and show us your favorite colors!
2 session class

March 29th -April 1st is Lancaster Quilt Week.  While the shop will be open these days, we will also be vending at the Continental Inn in Lancaster. 

April Classes and Events
 
Beginner Quilting Day Session / Evening Session
Starting in April.  Click the link Above for complete dates. 

So you want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper? Let us help guide you through Alex Anderson's Beginning Quilting.  Learn every step of the way as you learn to plan, cut, piece, quilt, and bind your quilt.  There are eight easy, beautiful projects in the class book that will get you started.  Class will make the Sampler Quilt that includes flying geese, nine patch, nine patch variation, fence rail and log cabin blocks.
This is a 4  three hour session class
Day (2:00-5:00) and Evening (5:00-8:00) Classes available.

Tulip Paper Piecing
April 22, from 9-3:30
Sue Walters
Hey Paper piecers or want to be paper piecers, here’s a fun fast spring project with 4 paper piecing blocks and a couple filler blocks. We should be able to get through the entire project in a day! When it’s finished you’ll have a bright wall hanging to usher in the warmer days of spring or to help ward off those dreary raining days that we often have. Come join the class Beginners and seasoned quilters are all welcome!

May Classes and Events
Convex Illusions (2 session class)
with Sue Walters
Sat, May 13, 2017 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sat, May 27, 2017 at 9:00 am to 2:45 pm

Put your skills to a test, this quilt is a little Bargello and a little trip around the world, combined into one! Darks and lights, and gradations. Sounds a lot harder than it really is, this is for the quilter looking for a challenge. Very Confident Beginner to advanced quilters will love the complexity of this dynamic looking quilt. Made from 8 gradated fat quarters and a very dark and very light fabric, this quilt is fun to make and will look beautiful wherever you’d like to hang it. So pick out some fabrics and come join the fun!






IF you wa
nt to see what is coming up in a calendar setting, click here to view our full calendar.  Keep an eye on the calendar! 




Sew In Days 
Every Tuesday and Friday from 10-5, Hoppin Bobbin hosts a Sew in Day.  Bring a project and all of your supplies and have a great day sewing with friends.  Bring a covered dish to share.  If you are planning on staying the day, please fill the parking spots in the rear of the building first.  This enables new customers to find parking in the front of the building. 





411 W Bel Air Avenue
Aberdeen, MD 21001
410 272 2226
info@hoppinbobbin.com
Hours: Tues/Thurs 10-6, Weds/Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4 
Sun/Mon Closed