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Friday, July 29, 2005

A Rare Wilson's Exclusive For All You Faithful Bloggers :)

Jimmy Lene, a wonderful customer of ours, happens to square dance on occasion. Today she brought her costume in and Joy was the LUCKY one who got to try it on :) The skirt took about 80 yards of fabric, but Joy said it didn't feel heavy.




Hello Again...

ATTENTION ALL CURIOUS QUILTERS: Wilson's Your Favorite Quilt Shop has been completely rearranged. Come and feel free to explore the newly arranged store.
It is normal that every three or four months, Wilson's closes down for a day..... or at least it looks closed. However, on the inside the Wilson's staff is busy rearranging the quilts, machines, and furniture. On the following day, and for the next couple of months, customers "oohh" and "aahh" over stuff they have "never seen before" (or at least they think they haven't). -Walter

Anyway, check out our latest Christmas panel. We have quite a few of them sitting around here. And they are soooooo cute!! You have got to come out and see them before their all gone. - LaVonne

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Lots of things happenin'

Folks, you have got to stop in this month! I know there's not much time left in July, but we are having a Christmas In July sale! 40% off on selected Christmas fabrics, books, & embroidery cards! Plus Viking is having a special also. They are giving you a chance to win a a brand new sewing room! Worth 10 grand!!! Our class schedule is being proofed for the final time. But our classes are in our computer so you can sign up awhile. & we have a rough copy of the schedule here for you to look at.

Saturday, July 23, 2005

Quilting Baby


This baby slept through the Turning Twenty Quilt class noise and all. ZZZZZZZZZZ!

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

NEW: Sign Language Embroidery Card



A good customer of ours used the 3D software to make these designs.

Monday, July 18, 2005

Vicki's Flower Applique Quilt


Here is Miss Vicki's 'Flower Applique Quilt'.
Isn't it Awesome? Ours is darker. But Vicki changed it using pastal colors.

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Last day of Kids Kamp

Morning Class





We have finished projects, people! Its soft and fuzzy. Something I would love to curl up in to watch a movie or SLEEPOVER! Miss Donna loved teaching you, girls. And we hope to see you next year.

Afternoon Class

Monday, July 11, 2005

Kids Kamp

Wow the first day of Kids Kamp. Everything is going smoothly. No major catastrophes yet. (fingers crossed) We have a older group of kids this time around so that helps. :) Tomorrow their project will be finished, and We'll have pictures of them with their bright throws.

Saturday, July 9, 2005

Walter's Watermelons


I planted 15 'Sugerbaby' watermelon seeds behind the house (in early May) on large mounds of fertilized topsoil, and finally a couple of them bloomed. Unfourtanatly 6 of the seeds that I planted died. The one shown in the picture is the largest 'Sugerbaby' so far, and by the looks of the the plants there will be many, many more to come. I think they'll be ready to eat by late August. Maybe you could come over to have a bite of one! -Walter

Friday, July 8, 2005

Pop-Up-Pals


So did anyone drown last night? We certainly hope not. Althought rain was very much needed. The poor corn was dying on us. Now it looks all nice and green, at the moment anyway. This morning Kathy and I taught the Pop-Up-Pals class. We had 5 ladies with Designer 1's and one lady with a Pfaff! Thats right, its a Viking design, but you can use it on a Pfaff!! Isn't that cool! I thought so. :) We had the class do a elephant design. But after they were done they had some free time to play around. Hazel (above) desided to do the monkey (below). The one banana peel is 3-D. Its a little flappy of banana skin.
-LaVonne

Thursday, July 7, 2005

Jackies Latest Creation


Jackie stopped in with a Spring Beauty in totally awesome colors. Check it out!







It freaks me out that we rode in the front seat on the top deck of the double-decker buses in London, April 2005, now we see in the news that its not safe! Rode the tube through King's Crossing also! It's a small world.

Marshall

Tuesday, July 5, 2005

Class Schedules

The new schedule of classes will be mailed out and posted on the web site soon. There'll be an interesting set of classes for beginners thru experts.