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Happy Gram - Plano Show Is A-comin'                                                           August 1, 2013
 Happenings At HIQ! Plano Quilt Show
Prairie Women Sewing Circle Can you believe it is August? You know what happens in August besides your kids going back to school, right? Plano Quilt Show! 

Come and see beautiful quilts Friday and Saturday, August 9-10, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stop by the Happines
s Is ... Quilting! booth to say hi to Wendy, Andree and Laura Kay. We will be having special guests on Saturday.
Machine Applique Club
Beading on Fabric
Pebble Goes to K.C.
Jacobean Applique
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Quilt Across Texas with Us!
What's New At The Shop

We are getting geared up for the 3rd Annual Quilt Across Texas. Make sure you have your passport because the fun begins September 1 and rolls through the entire month. 

We are in Region 2 this year with 14 other stores. We think our region is the best in Texas. Why? We have the best prizes. If you are a lucky winner (and to do that you  need to visit all 15 region 2 shops), you could win (drum roll, please):
  • A Handi-Quilter Sweet Sixteen quilting system valued at $5000
  • 4-Night Retreat at the Bunkhouse in Quitman
  • 2-Night Retreat at the Alford Inn in Van Alstyne
  • 1 of 60 $25 gift certficates
  • a FQ bundle containing 15 fat quarters
At each Region 2 store, you will receive a different collectable Villa Rosa pattern. To get your pattern, you have to have your passport stamped.

We received our fabric yesterday and it is available for pre-sale. We will see you in September when the summer's through!

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Hawaiian Applique Class
It's not to late to Join Pebble Rehm in her Hawaiian Applique class on Saturday, August 3, and Saturday, August 31. In part one of this 2-part class, you will learn the method of cutaway applique and be able to pick the specific Hawaiian blocks that appeal to you. Then you'll learn how to make a cutaway border that fits the size quilt that you desire in part two. You will also learn how to do reversed applique! Enroll here.
  First Sunday Social Club
  We are excited to be meeting after a brief hiatus.  We will see you Sunday at 1:00 p.m.  The theme is Indian Summer so be sure to wear your Bollywood inspired costume for a chance at a prize.  There will be more fun, games and prizes galore.  We love to see everyone one's show-n-tell.  The fee is $10 with a $10 coupon good for Sunday so be sure to sign up today.
  Introduction to Silk Ribbon Embroidery
  You asked for it and we deilvered.  Janet Lindsey is teaching a Saturday class!  That's right, Saturday!  Janet is a talented artist and a patient teacher.  Join her on a Saturday, August 17 for Introduction to Silk Ribbon Embroidery.
Wobbly Web Workshop with Cindy Sharp
  Join local Moda Bakeshop Chef, Cindy Sharp, for this fun seasonal quilt using her own recipe published on Moda Bakeshop on Saturday, August 24, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. In this class, you'll learn Cindy's personal tips and tricks for constructing this layer cake quilt. Enroll here.
Happiness Is ... Quilting!
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(972) 542-8839 |
Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.