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September Newsletter

First City Press



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September Special
25% off ALL Novelty Fabrics
Includes kits, pre-cuts and panels

Like this Ring Ring fabric by Paintbrush Studio? Visit their blog for free patterns and tutorials.

NEW Saturday Sampler

Setting kits for the Barn Block can be picked up Sept 1st and you can sign up and pick up Block One of the NEW 2018-19 Saturday Sampler this Saturday. Choose between the Modern (Kaffe & Solids) or the Traditional (Reproduction/Civil War) Colorway featuring some of Barb Eikmeier's new Manzanita Grove fabrics. 
Demo and Show & Tell starts at 10:30am with Free drawing and Show & Tell

Have you reserved your spot for the "Inside Aurifil" lecture with Alex Veronelli on May 20, 2019? Reserve your seat today $10, spaces are limited. We have two sessions to choose from 2:00pm-3:30pm (almost sold out) or 5:30pm-7:00pm. There will be gifts and refreshments for everyone and we will have giveaways for lucky participants. Call or stop by the shop to register. 

They're here EARLY!!! If you pre-ordered your Aurifil Case for $14.99 with a spool of 1300m 50wt white Aurifil thread, you can pick it up anytime. If you joined our Aurifil Thread Club you can choose up to three spools of 1300m Aurifil thread per visit for just $10 each. We still have cases left if you want to take advantage of this awesome deal!!!
Limit 1 case per customer. Limited time offer.

Aurifil Thread Club - with purchase of case and $10 membership, you can fill up your case with your choice of Aurifil threads (50wt 1300m or 40wt 1000m large spools) for $10 per spool when you bring in your case through December 31, 2019. That's over a year of savings on thread!!! 

Row by Row

Hurry in to pick up your free pattern or
purchase the kit (in store only) for $14.99 before September 4th.

NEW BOMs and Kits!!!

North Stars by Elizabeth Hartman
10 month BOM - Starts October
82" x 82"
$19.99 sign-up/$19.99 per month
All pieced blocks - NO applique or paper piecing

Meet Patty Polar Bear, Willa Walrus, Owen the Owl, Neville Narwhal, Lucille the Seal, Olive & Oswald Otter, Meredith Muskox, Fritz & Fred Fox and Reggie Reindeer

Manzanita Grove by Barbara Eikmeier. 10 month BOM finishes at 80" x 80" $ 17.99 sign up fee, $ 17.99 per month. Shipping and handling not included. Patterns include rotary cutting instructions as well as die cutting instructions to speed up your cutting time! First block will ship the third week in September.

Birthstone Series by MJ Kinman
12 Month - Start anytime
$24.99 sign-up/$24.99 per month
BOM includes full-size freezer paper patterns and FREE membership to our monthly Semi-Precious Sisters Club which meets monthly to make the blocks and celebrate birthdays with refreshments. Shipping not included. All BOM blocks are shipped or ready for pick up the 3rd week of the month. 


These gorgeous digitally printed Dream Big panels are back in stock! They are great to practice your free motion quilting on.

Holly Woods by Moda

Gradients digital print by Moda - Check out the awesome quilt Shawn made from this during Show & Tell on Saturday.

Lisa the Unicorn Kit 26" x 26" - $28.99
Pattern by Elizabeth Hartman
Kit includes binding and Glow in the Dark fabric for the horn!!!

Prairie Town in Summer Kit $69.99
31" x 31"
Pattern by Little House Quilts
Kit includes all fabrics and wool for top and binding. Embellishments not included. 
Ready for tailgating?
Classroom Rental
Did you know that you can rent our classroom for the day…or a week? Our classroom has eight 6’ heavy duty tables and adjustable chairs on wheels, two large ironing stations with four irons, a 4’ x 8’ cutting table, a refrigerator and a microwave for your use. You can reserve the classroom for $10 per day per person. If you are interested in using our classroom or having a group sew day with your friends, just call or stop by the shop and talk to Connie or Maria about reserving the space. You and your group will also receive a Sew Day Discount.
If you do not want to reserve the space for sewing, you can always join the open group Sew-In days which are usually the last Friday and Saturday of the month and run from 8am - 8pm or our Midweek Sew Day one Wednesday a month from 9am - 6pm for $10 per day per person.  Check out the website calendar for exact dates.

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Leavenworth KS 66048



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