3400 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55407
(612) 724-1079
nancy@gladcreationsquilts.com

Glad Creations Email Update 5/25/15




Glad Creations Inc., News & Notes

This newsletter is mailed every other Monday.
May 25, 2015

Dear Customers and Friends,

We've completed our last Scrap Tamers session for this year. What a fun group! We had a record number of folks completing their Scrap Tamers Mystery quilt and they are really fun! Cheri & Nathan were in charge of the final session and took pictures of all of the finished quilts. We'll be posting them on our blog— be sure to check it out. The name of this quilt is Nine Stars Rising. We’ll have a pattern available in the fall. We'll have a new Scrap Tamers club starting in September. The first day to sign up is Saturday, August 22, 2015. More details will be coming along in August.

Is everyone ready for a summer of quilting fun?! We sure are! The next not to be missed event is the Minnesota Quilters show. This year's show will be held at the DECC in Duluth. Classes start on June 10. There's a sneak peek of the show and vendor's mall on the evening of June 10, then the show is open June 11 – 13. Enjoy 3 days of looking at quilts, shopping the vendor mall and having fun with other quilters. We hope you'll stop by our booth to say hi! Visit the show web site for all the details at www.mnquilt.org.

Next up is a new kind of shop hop. The Row by Row Experience started a couple years ago in New York State and has spread across the country. This year it will be happening in all 50 states plus several Canadian Provinces. We’ve heard that there are 2600 shops participating. How’s that for a big shop hop! It's a simple idea without a lot of rules. Every participating shop designs a row for a quilt with some size specifications. This year’s theme for the rows is water. Collect the free patterns by visiting the shops during the summer from June 21 – September 8, 2015. Create a quilt using at least 8 different rows and be the first to bring it into a participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters. Use that shop's row in your quilt and win a bonus prize! Visit www.rowbyrowexperience.com for all the details and to find out what shops are participating. Check out the Minnesota Row by Row facebook page to see what's happening in Minnesota shops.

And of course, the dates for Quilt Minnesota are July 31 – 16, 2015. Pick up your passport at the first shop that you visit. Travel the state and get your passport stamped. There are fun prizes for completing different sections and a grand prize drawing for those visiting all of the participating shops. Details at www.quiltminnesota.com. We'll have some fun things happening in our section! When you complete the Metro Section we'll have a nice gift for you—a 17 inch project bag with a keepsake Metro Section logo on it. Would you like to leave the driving to us? Give us a call to sign up for our Metro bus tour and visit all 10 shops in our section on this two day tour for only $39.99! You be picked up and dropped off at the same location each day. We'll have buses touring the Metro section Friday & Saturday, July 31 & August 1 and Friday & Saturday, August 7 & 8.

Did you do the Twin Cities Shop Hop in May? Remember to use your come-back coupon for $5.00 off your $25.00 fabric purchase during the month of June.

We're nearing the end of our Spring class schedule. We still have Cheri’s Lone Star class coming up Saturday, May 30 & June 6 from 10:00–1:00.

Coupon book holders—bring your coupon in from June 4–6 for our Backing Sale. Receive a 10% discount when you purchase 6 or more yards of the same regular priced fabric.

If you can't make it into the shop and there is something you are interested in, please call us at (612) 724-1079 and we'll be happy to answer any questions about products and take your order over the phone. Or, visit our website at 
www.gladcreationsquilts.com


Hope to see you soon! 

Nancy, Susan & Emily 

New Fabric:
Shibori Tone It Up
Kona Bay
12 bolts
Miniature Gatherings
Moda
15 bolts
 
New Books:
Quiltmaking Essentials 2
by Donna Lynn Thomas 
That Patchwork Place
Angles With Ease 2
by Heather Mulder Peterson
Anka's Treasures

$19.99
Crazy for More
by Karen Montgomery
$15.00
Hunter Star Hidden Treasures
by Deb Tucker
Studio 180
$30.95
Stripology 2
by Gudrun Erla
GE Designs
$16.00
Lucy Boston: Patchwork of the Crosses
by Linda Franz
 
New Magazines:
Quiltmaker; July/August 2015
 
New Notions:
1" Honeycomb Papers (100 pc); Paper Pieces; $3.99
1" Acrylic Honeycomb Templates; $6.00
Fabric Strip Case; $13.99
Cat's Cradle Tool; Creative Grid; $17.95
2" Kite and Crown One-derful One-Patch Template; Marti Michell; $14.00
1" Grandmother's Garden Template; Marti Michell; $9.00
Roxanne Pencil Sharpener/Pencil Caps; $5.95

Store hours are 9:30 – 5:00 Monday, 9:30 – 8:30 Tuesday and 9:30 – 5:00 Wednesday through Saturday. We are closed on Sundays. We're open evenings until 8:30 when we have classes running so we're frequently open  Monday evenings. We're also open every Tuesday evening until 8:30.

Glad Creations, Inc. Quilt Block
3400 Bloomington Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 724-1079

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