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Hoppin Bobbin Newsletter

It is with heavy heart that I write this email today but I feel the need to let everyone know just how grateful I am for my Quilting Family.  For those of you who did not know, the day after Thanksgiving, my family suffered a great loss as my brother, Alan, passed away unexpectedly.  All of us are completely brokenhearted by this and have spent the last 10 days mourning and preparing to lay him to rest.  I have been at the shop for only a few hours over the last 10 days and have been with my family.  I always knew that my Quilting Family was a  wonderful group of ladies that would be there when I needed something.  However, I have been overwhelmed by the kindness of this group of women who went out of their way to comfort me and my family during this difficult time.  I needed to let everyone know how much all of you mean to me.  Thank you to Barb and Elisabeth who have held the fort down and kept things running at the shop since the day before Thanksgiving.  Without them, I would have had to close it for the week, as I just couldn't deal with everything that was going on and the shop too.  They have gone over and above the call of duty and I am so grateful for their friendship and their love of Hoppin Bobbin.   Thank you to all of you (it would take a page to mention everyone by name) for all of the phone calls, the emails, the texts, the food provided for my family and for the fellowship following the funeral, the cards, the flowers, and the donations to Parkinson's research. Thank you to those of you who  showed your support by attending the viewing and the services and for letting me cry like a blubbering idiot on your shoulder (that is definitely something I hate for anyone to see).    I simply cannot tell everyone how much all of you are appreciated and how deeply loved you have made me and my mother feel.  You are all priceless to me.  Please continue to pray for my family and I as our hearts try to heal and we try to get through this.  I love you all and am so blessed to have such a wonderful group of ladies in my life.  Thank you- Kelly

December Events:

Have a Deb Tucker Studio 180 pattern that you started and not sure how to finish? Have a Deb Tucker Studio 180 tool that you’ve had and not sure how to use? Come and get some help and enjoy a time of sewing!

Area 51
Saturday, December 8th from 9-3
with Sharon Riley
Certified Studio 180 Instructor

Pinwheel Roundabout Block of the Month

BOM Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, December 11th at 6pm or
Wednesday, December 12th at 10am

Tuesday Sew In Christmas Party - Tuesday, December 18th from 10-5
Bring a covered dish to share.

From Marti and Me Club

Tuesday, December 18th at 6pm or
Wednesday, December 19th at 10am

this months project is Columbus Square
This has quickly become one of my favorite projects from Marti!  It looks difficult but is really quick and easy!

Friday Sew In Group Christmas Party, Friday December 21st from 10-5.  Bring a covered dish to share! 

Don't forget, we have gift cards available for purchase!  Let them know you want a Hoppin Bobbin Gift Card for Christmas!

Special thanks to this group of ladies from our Friday sew in's that assisted with many of the Quilts to be made for the Faithful Fidgeting Friends Quilting Group from First Baptist Church in Elkton.  This group is making lap quilts for wheelchair bound residents and walker bags for residents, using a walker, at the Laurelwood Nursing Home in Elkton Md. 
Thanks Ladies!!!!

Please note:  Hoppin Bobbin will be closed for the Christmas Holiday from December 23rd-26th.  We will also be closed on New Years Day.

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. 

690 S Philadelphia Blvd. (Rt 40)
Suite 100
Aberdeen, MD 21001
410 272 2226
Hours: Tues/Thurs 10-6, Weds/Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4 
Sun/Mon Closed