Saturday, July 4, 2020

Open with New Hours!

We're open with NEW temporary HOURS!

We will continue to wear masks and clean and sanitize our shop for your safety. We are still closely monitoring the situation in our area and reserve the right to adjust our hours of operation or return to appointment only service if we deem it necessary to protect our employees, our guests, and our quilting community. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to re-open our business and protect everyone in the process. 

Please continue to respect the health of our employees and other guests and do not visit if you are ill or have been in contact with anyone who is ill. We will only be monitoring the phone during our new temporary hours Wed.-Sat.

Wednesdays -Saturdays
Limit 3 customers in the shop

If 3 people are already shopping when you arrive, we may ask you to wait outside for a brief moment until someone is finished.

Every Tuesday
One person at a time 30-minute appointment

Call 706-569-7744 in advance Wed.-Sat. to book a Tuesday appointment for the upcoming week.

Masks are required. Wash your hands or use sanitizer immediately upon entering the shop. Keep your mask on and do not touch your mask or your face.

We’ve rearranged our merchandise to better utilize our classroom space and spread things out so it’s easier for our guests to social distance. We’ve also placed red lines on the floor at the cutting table and checkout counter to promote social distancing. Please stand behind the red lines in our service areas and maintain a 6-foot distance from employees and other guests.

CURBSIDE PICKUP/ONLINE ORDERING: Free curbside pick up will be available Wed.-Sat. from 11am-3pm or with an appointment on Tuesdays between 11am-3pm. Call to place your order, or order online and choose curbside or shipping.

RESTROOM: Closed to the public.

EVENTS: Classes and events are postponed.
MACHINE QUILTING: We have new procedures for dropping off quilts. Both your quilt top and backing must be ironed and folded lengthwise, placed on a hanger (backing first - quilt top 2nd, with the right side facing out). This will allow us to see the top to choose thread colors and quilting designs with a minimum of handling. The quilt will then go into “Quilt Quarantine” for approximately 2 weeks before we handle it for quilting. Please be patient as this will add two weeks to our estimated quilting time.
MACHINE REPAIR:For machine repair or service, please contact Layfayette Crouch directly at 706-366-5579. We are not handling machine drop off/pick up for him through the shop during this time.

-Linda Camp, Owner

Thursday, March 26, 2020

What We're Doing During the Outbreak

Earlier this month we made the difficult decision to close the shop through April 6th due to Covid-19. The date may change depending on the situation at that time.

As we work from home, we've been reading our emails and social media messages and the amount of support you have all shown the shop is amazing!

While we're closed, Tabby is diligently working on finishing our machine quilting orders and we're putting together new and exciting projects for the shop - but we haven't stopped there!
We've made great use of this time by putting ALL of our Notions, Patterns, Templates, Stencils and Books on our website.

And now we're beginning to add select bolts of FABRIC at the special price of $9.99 yd!

We offer easy online shipping and Curbside Pick up on Friday and Saturday from 2PM-5PM. We will ONLY be in the shop these hours if we have a pickup order. The shop will NOT be open to walk-ins during those hours, we are handling all orders through phone/email/website.

We can make special arrangements for you if you need something not listed on the website or need to pick up at a different time, so call the shop 706-569-7744. 
All calls are being forwarded to Thomas for the time being and Brandi is monitoring our emails and social media messages.

Some of you have asked about dropping off new quilts. Because we are working to finish our current machine quilting orders we are not accepting new orders until we re-open.
We have fielded several questions about making masks, and we know that Columbus Hospice has asked for masks locally and have put a box by their door at 7020 Moon Rd for you to drop off supplies to make masks or completed masks. Here is the mask-making video they shared on their Facebook page.

Because we already miss seeing you guys and we hate that we will miss Saturday Sampler show and tell, we are planning a virtual Show and Tell April 4th at 1pm on Facebook and Instagram.

We just need your help to put it together! Email photos of your Show and Tell items to contactu or message them to us on Facebook or Instagram. Be sure to include your name and details like the pattern name for your project. Send as many photos as you want and send them in by April 3rd.

Lastly, don't forget about our eGift Cards. They are always available
online and we would be thrilled if you wanted to show your support for your local quilt shop :) by buying a gift card now to redeem in-store when this crisis has passed. Just order online, keep the code Square emails you, then show us the code when you're ready to redeem.
Because this is an ever changing situation, we will update you as soon as we are able to re-open. In the meantime, please take every precaution to stay safe, wash your hands, and quilt on!

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Shop Hop is almost here!

If you haven’t participated in Shop Hop before, you’ve missed out on a lot of fun. Each shop is unique, offering something that you won’t find in the others. Widen your horizons this year. As quilters, we love visiting different shops!

This year we will have 7 shops participating: Sunday Best Quiltworks in Ellerslie, Sew Much Fun in Columbus, A Scarlet Thread in McDonough, Hometown Quilts in Hogansville, Birdhouse Quilts in Byron, Couture Sewing Center in Macon, and Magical Stitches in Macon.

Our dates this year are Friday Feb. 14th thru Monday Feb. 17th. As usual, the shops will be open from 9:30am-6pm on Friday, Saturday, and Monday. On Sunday the shops will be open 1:00pm-4:00 pm.

Let me explain how it works: After a color palate is chosen, each shop is assigned two blocks with specific colors. We exchange our colors with each other, so that each shop will have the same focus colors in their blocks. Then each shop designs a quilt using these same colors. However, the design, background, sashing and borders for each quilt will be very different.

Each shop will have kits prepared for their 2 blocks. They include only the pattern and the focus colors. The customer can choose any background she or he prefers. Each shop will also offer kits for their version of the SHOP HOP QUILT.

All of the shops  are busy trying to get their quilts made but we will all have our quilts ready before Valentine’s Day. We will post a picture of our quilt as soon as possible.

We look forward to seeing you!

Friday, December 13, 2019

Lucky Seven BOM 2020

Our Lucky 7 BOM is a always a bargain! Pay $7 for your first block and get the next 11 for free when you come every month for our Saturday Sampler!  On the first Saturday of each month, we meet from 10 AM to 11 AM.  We have a doorprize, show and tell, refreshments and Lucky 7 - and something special is always on sale!You receive one ticket for the Saturday Sampler door prize drawing just for being present. And you receive an additional ticket for each show and tell you bring. It's FUN! Plan on joining us.
Our 2020 quilt is Hawaiian Applique!

This year, our blocks will be Hawaiian Appliqué and YOU will be creating your own color way each month! We'll give you two batik fat quarters each month (1 background and 1 applique fabric) and YOU get to CHOOSE which fabrics you want out of ALL the Batiks in the shop!
Please sign up for Lucky 7 BOM 2020 prior to Jan. 3rd.
This year we will ask you to complete a Registration form so we can hold fabric for you if necessary.  Registration Forms are available in the shop or you can print a Registration form HERE and bring in your completed form and $7 fee.
Here's How it Will Work...
  • At the January 4, 2020 Sat. Sampler meeting, pay $7 for your first Lucky 7 BOM block and you'll receive a Hawaiian appliqué pattern and two batik fat quarters (1 background and 1 applique fabric). 
  • We'll provide your first background and applique batiks. After that, you may choose between our light background, our dark background or a combination of 6 light/6 dark for your quilt. Your registration form will let us know if we need to reserve 12 fat quarters if you choose consistent background colors. 
  • After month 1, we will have your background fat quarter ready for you when you check in and you may pick your applique fat quarter from any batik in the shop!
  • The appliqué may be done by any method you choose: edges turned under and sewn by hand, fused and sewn on the raw edge, fused and zig-zagged, or  fused and blanket stitched by machine. ANYTHING GOES!
  • There will NOT be a finishing kit this year. Borders are optional and finishing methods are entirely up to you! We can't wait to see what you make! (We recommend you cut your blocks at 15 1/2". Your quilt will finish at 45" x 60" without borders and sashing and you will need 3 yards of backing fabric.)
You are not required to use our fat quarters if you have something at home that you would rather use. You can just pick up the free pattern each month and show us your completed block! It will still be $7 if you miss Saturday Sampler or fail to bring in your completed block from the previous month.

As always, as long as your block comes in on the first Saturday of each month, your next two Batik Fat Quarters and pattern will be FREE! If for any reason you are unable to bring in your block, you will be charged $7 for the next month’s pattern and fat quarter set.

We will post a video on the Lucky 7 page of our website very soon, describing how to transfer the designs to fabric and offering tips to make this a fun and different LUCKY 7 BOM!

So to sum it up, on the first Saturday of each month, we meet for Saturday Sampler from 10 AM to 11 AM. We have a door prize, show and tell, refreshments and Lucky 7 - and something special is always on sale! You receive one ticket for the Saturday Sampler door prize drawing just for being present. And you receive an additional ticket for each show and tell you bring. And this year, you'll be in charge of the look and feel of your Hawaiian Lucky 7 quilt!

Saturday, December 7, 2019

2019 Inventory Clearance Sale

Sat. Dec. 7 - Sat. Dec. 14

Sale begins at 11am immediately after Saturday Sampler on Dec. 7th and runs until December 14th!

This is the Biggest Sale of the YEAR!
Help us make room for ALL the NEW fabric we've ordered for 2020!

ALL Finished Quilts Purses, Potholders, & Wall Hangings 20% OFF!

Huge Selection - Over 200 bolts of $12.99 yd - ONLY $6.99 yd

$8.99 & $6 Sale Bolts - $5.00 yd

$4 Sale Bolts - $3.00 yd

$3.25 Fat Quarters - $2.50 each

$2.25 Fat Quarters - $1.50 each

All Kits, FQ Bundles, Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs and Select Panels on Sale 25% off!

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Upcoming Lecture by JoAnn Camp October 5th, 3-5pm

The Artistic Journey of a Left Brained Quilter 

by JoAnn Camp
Lecture Fee $15
Sat. Oct. 5, 3-5pm
Everyone is invited to attend!

JoAnn began quilting after her retirement. Like most of us, her first quilts were traditionally pieced. Somewhere, somehow... she quickly realized that there is a whole world of other possibilities. Her inner artist was born! She now draws most of her inspiration from nature. (She will occasionally venture into portraits of family members.) 

JoAnn will be telling us her personal story. The baby steps she took when she first began. She will describe the techniques she uses to achieve the realistic shading and the painterly look of her quilts and speak about her inspiration and motivation behind the new projects she tackles.

She is way more humble than she should be. Her very 2nd quilt was accepted into a traveling show. 
Her work has now being purchased for display in public institutions, and she received a whopping 10 page spread in Art Quilting Studio Magazine!  You are guaranteed to enjoy her presentation!

Call the shop at 706-569-7744 to reserve
and pre-pay for your space.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Quilts for Sale!

Handmade items make wonderful baby shower, birthday, anniversary and Christmas gifts!

With the holidays soon approaching, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that, as a quilt shop, we also sell quilts and quilted items!

All the beautiful sample quilts, table runners, wall hangings, placemat sets etc. that we make for display are posted on our website under the SHOP tab and available for purchase.
The inventory changes frequently as listed items sell and new items are added, so be sure to check with us often to see what's currently in stock.

When you purchase online, you may choose to pick up your item in our shop or have your item
shipped to you.

All quilts/sewn product sales are FINAL. Please review the actual product measurements of the quilt/sewn product to be certain it will meet your needs BEFORE you place your order.

SHOP with us anytime or visit our website to see what's happening in the shop and sign up for classes.