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As always, there are many fun things to do around here at Hoppin Bobbin.  We are presently working on some new clubs, BOM's and fun classes and events coming up. Check out our calendar for all the fun stuff!  I'm always excited for new products to arrive (too many to post here, but follow our FB page!) and new quilts that come in to be quilted.  Looking forward to seeing each of you during this summer.  I hope that all of you have a great 4th and are able to celebrate with your families!  (I'm looking forward to 3 days off!)
Kelly and of course, Tootsie too!

Row by Row 2017 started on June 21st!  Make sure you come by Hoppin Bobbin to get your FREE pattern between June 21st and September  5th.  Theme this year is On the Go!

We kept our snowman theme this year, "Sled Row"and our snowman is "On the Go!" with his sled.  Kits are available and of course your Free Pattern when you stop by to visit us! 

Also, check out our Let It Snow Quilt while you are here!  This quilt combines 3 years of Row x Row snowmen and full patterns and kits are available.  Snuggle up with this one this winter! 

July Classes and Events
Pineapple Pizzaz
Have fun creating this Pineapple quilt, the easy way!  No strips, then cut with a special ruler!  Cut your pieces to fit, then add 4 to a block at a time.  Fast, easy and Fun!  Uses the Marti Michell Pineapple ruler in the 1"  or 1 1/4" finished size. 
We still have a few spaces left in this class, come and join us!

Saturday, July 1st from 10-3

with Kelly Davis

Hoppin Bobbin will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 4th.
Happy Independence Day!!!!

Rachels Baskets
What a fabulous classic quilt this is!  And you have the option of making  it one of two sizes! Double or Crib, both have the same number of blocks and pieces.   Make it easier and use the Marti Michell Log Cabin Ruler, Set N, Set B and her Setting Triangle Ruler. (Or you can use the paper templates that are included in the pattern)   If you've been collecting her Templates and Rulers during our Marti and Me Clubs, this is a great pattern to try them with!
This is a 2 session Class
Saturday, July 8th from 10-3
and Saturday July 22 from 10-3

with Kelly Davis

July Marti and Me Club Dates:
Moving On
Evening Group-  July 11th 6pm
Daytime Group-  July 12th  10am

From the Beginning
Evening Group-July 18th 6pm
Daytime Group-July 19th 10am

Folded Star Centerpiece
Looking for that special centerpiece?  This Folded star Centerpiece is amazing!  Match the colors in any room. Using contrasting fabrics, you can create quite the conversation piece!

Saturday, July 15th
from 10-1
with Sandy Andrejak

Frog Days of Summer
This easy machine applique wall hanging will make you smile every time you look at it! Never done applique or just love it? Look what you can accomplish in a few hours. Our focus will be on the center, with an overview on finishing the border and quilting.

Saturday, July 29th from 9-3
with Sue Walters

August Classes and Events
Bargello Butterfly
This project is approximately 38" square, large enough to give you a taste of a Bargello, but small enough to get through in two classes.  Choose your favorite Butterfly colors and make this beautiful Bargello wall hanging, once you’ve done it you’ll want to do more. The book is packed full of wonderful easy, well written Bargello patterns. So if you are a new or experienced quilter this project will be fun!

Saturday, August 5th and September 2nd from 9-4
with Sue Walters

August Marti and Me Club Dates:
Moving On
Evening Group-  August 8th,  6pm
Daytime Group-  August 9th,   10am

From the Beginning
Evening Group-August 15th,  6pm
Daytime Group-August 16th 10am

Watercolor Chain
This colorful quilt is all strips, come to class with your strips cut and be ready to quickly piece this two block quilt. You’ll get tips and tricks that will make all the rest of your strip quilts a breeze, all your seams will meet and lock and the result will make you proud! So come join this strippy class with your favorite fabric choice and let’s get stripping!! 

Saturday, August 19th from 9-4
with Sue Walters

Beginner Quilting
So you want to make a quilt, but can't tell a rotary cutter from a seam ripper? Kelly will help guide you through Beginning Quilting. Learn every step of the way as you learn to plan, cut, piece, quilt, and bind your quilt. (4 session class)

Day and Evening Sessions available. 

Starts on August 23rd or August 24th

Beginner "Sewcial" is Thursday, October 19th.  Bring your quilt and a dish to share. 

Pinwheels Bow Table Runner
This elegant table runner can be made is so many different combinations, make it for the holidays or every day, to match your decor or as a gift, lots of options. One block with a different look, easy and fun you might want to make one for everyone on your gift list this year! Come join us in making this runner in just a few hours. Looks difficult but easy enough for a beginner once you know the tricks.

Saturday, August 26th from 10-2
with Sue Walters

IF you wa
nt to see what is coming up in a calendar setting, click here to view our full 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. 

Just a reminder that our quilting cutoff date for Quilts to be returned for Christmas is November 1st.  So, get those quilts done so you have plenty of time to do that dreaded binding! 

Save the Dates!!- March 2nd-11th, 2018 - Quilts Around the Bay Shop Hop is already in the planning stages.  Our theme for 2018 is "Stars Over the Bay". 

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