UPDATE FROM THE HEN HOUSE of Charlotte…..
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Holiday Open House
Saturday, November 15th
There will be “Deer” hidden throughout the store for you to “hunt” down a special discount for the day plus a few make-n-take projects for $5 each.
Kari Smith-Rudesail will be here 10:00 – 1:00 for meet, greet & talking Longarm quilting, Kari will also be doing a demo with the Pineapple Ruler.
There will be some “Yummies” from Evelyn Bay’s, and a coupon or 2 from local restaurants to use during your visit.
~~~~~While you’re in town; don’t forget to check out the specials being offered at Bella Grande & The Yarn Garden.~~~~~
Friday, November 28th….Day after Thanksgiving…..we invite you to start your morning at the Yarn Garden (they get up earlier than we do), then stop in for our specials that start at 9:30 and run through the day.
SMALL BUSINESS Saturday, November 29th, we will be offering some discounts throughout the day.
Saturday, November 1st & December 6th, 1:00-?
Thursday, November 20th & December 18th 10:00 – ? …Check out what English Paper Piecing is all about, it’s not just hexagons!
A traditional form of piecing has made its way into the 21st century with some amazing design opportunities. We have a large selection of Paper Piecing papers to get you started on a new adventure.
Linda Brandell is having a great time with EPP.
Meeting times are September through February. Held on the first Saturday mornings and the Monday evenings following the first Saturday.
Contact the shop for details.
Small Quilts Group
Wednesday, November 5th, 10:00-?
Small or miniature quilt projects are worked on while sharing your day with others.
Thursday, November 6th, 10:00 – 1:00
$25 (includes supplies)
Learn to make Dorset Buttons with Elise. Back in the day, before mass production, buttons were made from slices of bone. In this class you will learn how to make a simple Dorset Button.
Saturday, November 8th, 1:00 – 5:00 $25
Bring in your scraps or use some of ours to make a stocking for yourself or as a gift.
Call or stop in for details and sign up.
Monday, November 11th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm $30
Kari will show you what you can do with 20 fat quarters to get you started on your quilting journey.
Come in prior to class to pick out your fat quarters.
Stitched by Hand
Tuesday, November 11th & 25th, December 9th & 23rd, 9:30 – Noon
Basic hand piecing and applique techniques are among the skills shared during these sessions. Please join us if you are interested in learning or would just like to share the morning with us. Debby Kenney – group leader/instructor. Fee: $5
Punch Needle Group
Friday, November 14th & December 12th 10:00 – ? ~.
Come work on your punch needle projects.
Please contact the store ahead beforehand to schedule instructional time.
Part 3, Monday, November 17th, 10 – noon
Third Thursday, November 20th, Open late 5:30 – 8:00
Machine Quilting $25
Monday, November 10th 6-9
Thursday November 20th 6-9
Come learn how to do machine quilting on your machine with Kari.
Come in or call the store to add your name to the list.
Stop in and see some of the beautiful stitches you can do to enhance your projects.
November 26th, 10-?
Most of those who normally attend will be home cooking, but we will still be here. We invite you to come have some down time and enjoy an early piece of Pumpkin Pie with us.
Hand Crank Sewing Machine Group
Saturday, November 22nd & December 27th, 10:00 – ?
See & experience the fun that happens when the “Crankers” are in the Loft.
We currently have 2 Hand Crank machines in the shop that are for sale.
We are a drop of site for Kari Smith-Ruedisale / “O Sew Fine Custom Quilting”.
Your quilt batting can be purchased here at The Hen House. She may be reached at 517-256-4339 or email@example.com. Her web site is www.kariquilts.com
“Modern” Wonky Log Cabin
Saturday, November 22nd10:00-4:00 ~ $30
Spend a day stitching with Kari as she shows what can happen when you bring textures, prints and solids together to make this fun quilt.
Contact the store to get your name on the class list & for supply list.
Wool Block of the Month
Starting in January we will be using a Lori Smith applique pattern called Cynthia’s Garden.
Lori’s pattern uses Batiks with needle turn applique. We will be using wool on wool with assorted cotton colors as background for the wool block.
Marilyn, one of our customers, brought in her beautiful blocks for show-n-tell. She used a tone on tone cotton with pastel wools. It’s been enjoyable to watch her progress.
Please come in or call the store to put your name on the list.
Fun projects & samples are being planned/worked on for 2015…..
Don’t forget to turn your clocks back on Saturday night!
We are an eclectic shop with options to empower your creative possibilities.
We invite you to stop in anytime to chat, sit and stitch with us.
We wish you Happy Stitches…..
THANK YOU!!! From all of us at The Hen House
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