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Kennesaw has decided to host their "Big Shanty Festival" November 7 - 8, 2020. Since the streets will be full of vendors, we will close our shop for the event. Please mark your calendar and stop in prior to the festival so you have plenty of fabric and supplies to work on that weekend.


        

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Please be advised that we are open our normal business hours which are Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. We will continue to adhere to the strict CDC guidelines to keep you and our staff safe from Covid19. Some of our staff and many of our customers have compromised immune systems, we ask that everyone wear a mask while in the shop.

 

We are still offering curbside but if you want to come in, please know the shop is disinfected as everyone leaves and throughout the day for the safety of our staff and our customers. If you need a mask, we are selling them for only $3.00.

 

To stay in compliance with Governor Kemp's Guidelines we are taking the following precautions:

 
  • You are required to wear masks while in our shop. If you do not have a mask, we are selling them for only $5.00.

  • You are required to be at least 6 feet apart from anyone in the shop at all times. You can put your fabric on the counter, step back and we will cut it for you. This has worked well for everyone.

  • We disinfect throughout the day to keep everyone as safe as possible.

  • We are still offering curb-side delivery for your convenience if you are not comfortable coming into the shop. You may call us at 678-355-6776 and let us know what you need, provide us with your credit card information and we will deliver your purchase to the curb by your car.

  • If you want to come into the shop, know we are constantly disinfecting everything to the best of our ability. For everyone's safety and well being, we are monitoring our own health before coming to work and would appreciate everyone doing the same before coming into the shop


Thanks for your understanding and patience in these trying times. This too shall pass and things will get back to normal. Be sure to help your friends and neighbors.


Robin Jones and The Ladies of Cottontail Quilts


 
Paper Piecing with Friends 
Looking for a great place to sit and work on your paper piecing project with you!  Here is how easy it is:

  • Reserve your spot 
  • Bring your favorite paper piecing project (one you are currently working on or start a new one)

 
The cost is only $5 to reserve your spot. (This is not an instructor lead class but we have ladies available who have been paper piecing for years. It's a great place to have fun and get some paper piecing tips from others.) The Paper Piecing with Friends events start at 10:00 a.m. and goes until 4:00 p.m. Here are the dates for the next Paper Piecing with Friends events:

 
  • Thursday, October 22
  • Thursday, November 19
  • Thursday, December 17

Call the shop at 678-355-6776 or stop in soon to reserve your spot. This class fills up fast so sign up soon.
Sip & Sew Events
Be sure to sign up soon for our next Sip & Sew event (see below). Sip & Sew runs from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The cost is $5.00. Bring something to "sip" on and enjoy a day of sewing. 

 
  • Thursday, November 5
  • Thursday, December 3

 
Be sure to stop in or call to reserve your spot as space is limited. Our number is 678-355-6776.
CLASSES
Prairie Women's Sewing Circle * NEW CLASS
Dates: Tuesdays, September 22, October 27, November 24 (10-12) or (2-4)
Cost: $37.50
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
A unique, monthly club that will take you on a journey back in time as we explore life along the Oregon Trail. Gather together as the Prairie Women did, and hear anecdotal stories about their quilt-making, and what daily life was like for those who traveled by wagon trail. Each month we will be working on quilt projects from The Prairie Women Sewing Circle pattern set designed by Pam Buda. At each monthly gathering, you will receive a new quilt project pattern along with tips, techniques, and shortcuts for making the quilts. You will also experience pioneer life in a fun way with stories, food samples, and an old-fashioned quilting bee-type atmosphere. The club begins in September and each session runs for three months. You won't want to be left out as we begin Journey (Session) One so sign up today as we...journey the threads of time! (Scroll down for additional information in our Class section below.)
 
 
 
Charm School: Pumpkin Placemat
Date: Friday, October 23 (10-12:30)
Cost: $30
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
You’ll be charmed, I’m sure, with all the things you can do with 5” charm packs! Each month focuses on a variety of new projects. Fun and easy! Scrappy Charm School projects are great stash busters. Use a wide variety of fabric scraps – any color or fabric style will work - to create your own wonderful scrap-style quilt. There’s no curved piecing, but you’ll love all the circles that appear when the quilt is finished. And no charm school would be complete without a few Southern-style etiquette lessons thrown in.  Old-fashioned ‘charming’ fun!
Birthstone Series, Session #4
Dates: Saturday, October 24 (10-3) and November 14 (10-12), December 26 (10-2)
Cost: $37.50
Instructor: Carol Stanek
We are excited to be offering the Birthstone Series Block of the Month by MJ Kinman, Textile Artist. Each month you will pick up your pattern and fabric bundle and begin making a stunning 17” birthstone block in class. These birthstone blocks are NOT traditional paper piecing, it’s a freezer paper technique developed by MJ Kinman. This is a confident beginner quilt class.
Beginning Paper Piecing
Date: Monday, October 26 (10-4)
Cost: $45
Instructor: Lisa Showalter
Have you always wanted to learn how to paper piece? Now you can during this fun Beginning Paper Piecing class. You can select from a variety patterns by "Little Bits." Sign up soon as this class fills up fast. (More patterns available.)

Quilt -As-You-Go
Date: Friday, Oct. 30th (FULL), or Saturday, October 31 (1 Spot Left), or the Newest Class Date Tuesday, November 3 (10-1)
Cost: $35
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
If you’ve tried quilting a large quilt on your home machine, and been disappointed with the result because your machine is either too small or maybe you found it difficult to maneuver the large size of the quilt, this is the class for you! In this class you will begin by making quick and easy scrappy string pieced blocks that will be quilted as you go. You will then learn a fast and easy way to piece the quilted blocks together. Finally, you will learn how to apply the techniques used in class to quilt any type of pieced block and a variety of methods for piecing them together. It’s so much easier to quilt small, and it’s a great way to use up small pieces of batting!

 
Much More Than Squares *New Class
Date: Thursday, November 12 (10-4:00)
Cost: $45 (Includes Free Pattern)
Instructor: Debby Schneider
This class will teach you some handy shortcuts and tips to make the quilt "Much More Than Squares." This is a great pattern to showcase fabric, memory squares (fabric photos), or even embroidery squares. So many possibilities. Free pattern when you sign up for this class.
Charm School: Double Pinwheel
Date: Friday, November 13 (10-12:30)
Cost: $30
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
You’ll be charmed, I’m sure, with all the things you can do with 5” charm packs! Each month focuses on a variety of new projects. Fun and easy! Scrappy Charm School projects are great stash busters. Use a wide variety of fabric scraps – any color or fabric style will work - to create your own wonderful scrap-style quilt. There’s no curved piecing, but you’ll love all the circles that appear when the quilt is finished. And no charm school would be complete without a few Southern-style etiquette lessons thrown in.  Old-fashioned ‘charming’ fun!
Binding 101 
Date: Wednesday, November 18 (10 - 1)
Cost: $35
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
Learn the technique of bias double-fold binding with crisp corners and machine or hand finishes, all while making a cute "Three Pocket Purse". Class will also include a discussion of other binding techniques such as mock bindings and "pillow turn" bindings. Rather than working on a quilt, students will work on attaching bias binding to an 18" square of pre-quilted fabric. This will ensure that everyone completes turning four corners and finishes off the ends. (Kit fabric may vary from photo below.)
Charm School: Butterfly Quilt
Date: Friday, December 11 (10-12:30)
Cost: $30
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
You’ll be charmed, I’m sure, with all the things you can do with 5” charm packs! Each month focuses on a variety of new projects. Fun and easy! Scrappy Charm School projects are great stash busters. Use a wide variety of fabric scraps – any color or fabric style will work - to create your own wonderful scrap-style quilt. There’s no curved piecing, but you’ll love all the circles that appear when the quilt is finished. And no charm school would be complete without a few Southern-style etiquette lessons thrown in.  Old-fashioned ‘charming’ fun!
Charm School: Butterfly Quilt
Date: Friday, December 11 (10-12:30)
Cost: $30
Instructor: Muriel Pfaff
You’ll be charmed, I’m sure, with all the things you can do with 5” charm packs! Each month focuses on a variety of new projects. Fun and easy! Scrappy Charm School projects are great stash busters. Use a wide variety of fabric scraps – any color or fabric style will work - to create your own wonderful scrap-style quilt. There’s no curved piecing, but you’ll love all the circles that appear when the quilt is finished. And no charm school would be complete without a few Southern-style etiquette lessons thrown in.  Old-fashioned ‘charming’ fun!
 
 

 

Note: All classes are non-refundable if cancelled within two weeks of the class date. Classes noted with an asterisk (*) are non-refundable after sign-up.

 

***Watch our Website and future E-Blasts for more class updates!***

 

 

 

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