I hope you enjoyed your holiday and are looking ahead to an exciting year of quilting and sewing. Have you made a resolution to finish some of those UFO’s? One year I decided that I would sort through my projects and finish at least half of my UFO’s. While sorting I asked myself if I really wanted to continue with the project. I purged the ones I was no longer interested in completing. I put the fabric back in my stash, saved any blocks already made for donation quilts and added the cut fabric to my scrap quilt stash. I was left with about 7 quilts that I did finish that year. Most were quilted and bound then moved to the complete pile. I also decided that the pile of tops not quilted had to be reduced. I got the backing fabric ready for each, gathered the batting and prepared the bindings. Next step get them on the longarm and get them quilted. Done! Now I have a new pile of UPF’s and tops that needed quilting but I know I can make it happen again if I just commit to finishing them.
What about you? How many tops do you have that need quilting? Let’s start the New Year off by getting those tops quilted. To help you with your resolution SQSC is having a machine quilting sale. In the past it has always been a challenge for me to get the quilts back on schedule but this year will be different. The longarm machines have been serviced and are in top running condition. And the big announcement is that Lisa Cox is joining the SQSC team and will be focused on the longarm quilting service offered here at the shop. Lisa has been training on the computerized machine quilting systems and is ready for the work to start coming in. With 2 machines the turnaround time will be reduced significantly and you’ll be binding those quilts before you know it. Join me in welcoming Lisa at the start of our sale on Saturday January 11th from 10:00 – 2:00.
Lisa is ready to guide you to selecting just the right design for your quilt. This won’t be just any quilting sale…In addition to saving on the quilting service I’m offering a 25% discount on backing fabric for any quilt coming in at the start of the sale on Saturday January 11th. I have added to the extra wide backing fabric and now you can select from half a dozen Batik fabrics. Regular width fabric off the bolt is included in the sale. Let’s get those tops ready and get them in for quilting! The machine quilting sale starts January 11th and continues through Saturday February 8th. See the newsletter or the website for complete details about the computerized machine quilting sale.
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