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HICKORY HILL NEWSLETTER



HAVE I GOT A DEAL FOR YOU!!!


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This is our web page link, thank you for letting me know you did not have the link!  Go to the Calendar Header and you will find the calendar month by month.  Underneath it on the right is a printer button.  It can be printed! 

On the newsletter tab you can now go to all archived newsletters and read past issues – in case you missed them! 

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HAVE I GOT A DEAL FOR YOU!!!

If you have been wanting to upgrade to a 790+ I have  a steal in my possession right now.  This machine was purchased at a trade show by one of our travelers and she came back here to she shop, saw the 880+ and fell in love with it and traded me the 790+ (Brand New) to upgrade!  I have to sell it as a used machine!  I can drop the price as low as $8K for this one machine only.  It is not eligible for other offers as it was redeemed for the cabinet already!

I also have two of the 500 series machines that are going for rock bottom pricing!  They are the previous generation machines and I need to move them out!  The first is a 570 Quilter’s Edition meaning it comes with a BSR.  The MSRP is $4,399 – Our Price $3,000!  The BSR alone is worth $1K.

The second machine is the 580 with an embroidery module.  The MSRP on that machine $6,799 and I have it marked down to $4,500!

Remember that the Bernina Christmas Specials still apply to my existing inventory.  I have two 770 eligible for gift with purchase and one 880+! 

 

CLASS ADDED FOR OESD TRAINING TOMORROW!!!

 

LEARN YOUR MACHINE (ANY BRAND!):  Something for all of our friends who need a jump start getting back into sewing!  This class is designed to provide basic sewing machine operation and maintenance.  If you have a machine that you haven't used in a long time, or is "new to you" (inherited, purchased 2nd hand, or purchased from a source that provides no lessons), then this class may be exactly what you need.  We will help you with how to thread your machine, change the needle, fill a bobbin, and show you how to clean and oil it, as well as discuss the basics of how a sewing machine functions.

Note:  This class is NOT an in-depth exploration of what your machine can or cannot do, nor will we address buttonholes, decorative stitches, or zipper insertion.  It is also not a course in sewing machine repair.  Your machine must be running properly for you to benefit from this class.  A manual for your machine will be very helpful.  All machine types are welcome!  Michelle Jones will be teaching.

Waterwheel (2 Day Course):  Canceled to be reschedule later in the year!

QUILT EMBILLISHMENT WITH EMBROIDERY AND MACHINE APPLIQUE PROJECT STARTING!  We kicked this quilt off with 5 attending!  If you are interested in participating, please call us and we will get you in touch with our instructor to get you started.

OESD SCHOOL OF EMBROIDERY CLASSES:   WE HAVE OPENED A SECOND CLASS TOMORROW!  We no longer have “embroidery club.”  We have purchased the Oklahoma School of Embroidery (OESD) certifications for our staff and are now participating in the training courses for our customers.  Designs are included and not purchased separately.  There may be months with kits, but we will do our best to let you use your own materials.  We scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday monthly.  I know that in January Barbara is teaching trapunto quilting!  Picture on web site.  Date this month is on 1/23 since there was a conflict with the Waterwheel class. 

Michelle Jonesis teaching free motion quilting WITH rulers and WITHOUT rulers this year!  Along with a BOM with rulers from the Westalee & Me training we purchased for the shop!

There is still time to get in on the Community Service Block of the Month (BOM) for 2018.  We have two January packages left.

OPEN SEW DAYS W/ POT LUCK!  January’s date is the 27th and we are having chili with all the fixings!  I’ll need folks to bring onions, Fritos, sour cream, dessert, etc – the works for a fun day!  (All dates and themes are in the classes/clubs section of the web site.)

Tuffets are January 29 & 30!  If you are interested in taking the class, you need to sign up so we can get the kits ordered.  We don’t have additional kits in stock.

Valentine’s Make and Take using Hickory Nuts is in the works for Feb 6!  We have the sample in the shop now and the picture on line.

REMEMBER – THERE MUST BE 3 ATTENDEES FOR A CLASSES TO MAKE OR THE CLASS WILL BE CANCELED.  Call the shop if you have questions or need help with sign up!  501-318-2739  The full year calendar is on the web!  If you click

CALENDAR - JANUARY

We will be working with the Bees to schedule the year and resolve all conflicts.  I’d like the contact person from our in-house bees to give me a call to discuss the 2018 calendar.

1/16 – Day Two of Waterwheel above  (OESD Embroidery moved to 23rd – normally 3rd Tuesday)

1/17 – CFA

1/18 – S&B (am)

1/18 – Learn Your Machine – All makes and models – Learning to use YOUR machine.

1/19 – BOM Forest Floor Session 4

1/20 – 3D Wall Hanging with Sheryl White (3D Quilting Techniques & Intro to Metallic Thread)

1/23 – OESD School of Embroidery Training – Trapunto Quilting

1/24 – Beginner Free Motion Quilting – with Westalee Rulers – Exposure Level Only

1/26 – Beginner Quilting Classes Begin – 8 Weeks – 1-3:30

1/27 – Open Sew Day – Pot Luck – Chili (Brenda Cooney) & Amy Hoyt – Bring the Fixings

1/29 & 30 – Tuffets – Sign Up Now so we can get kits ordered

1/31 – Beginner Free Motion Quilting – without rulers – BSR’s & Freehand

Keep Checking the Calendar for more fun stuff!  The full year is populated!

 

Other News

 

On Line Sales are up and running!  Of course we started with our Hickory Nuts and will be adding more items as we can.

 

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