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3400 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55407
(612) 724-1079

Glad Creations Email Update 3/21/11

Glad Creations Inc., Email Update

This newsletter is mailed every other Monday.

March 21, 2011

Dear Customers and Friends,

Class registration started on Thursday, March 17. There are still lots of classes with space available. Take a look at the Spring Class Schedule online and get signed up!

Coupon book holders,
don't forget to come in for your Spring tune-up. Use this coupon from March 24-26 to receive 10% off on supplies for your sewing machine (includes machine oil, machine needles, bobbins and cleaning brushes).

·         The 14th annual Quilt Shop 'til You Drop, the annual Twin Cities quilt shop tour is coming up on April 28 – 30, 2011. Maps are now available so you can start planning your route!  We have a poster on display in the shop showing the quilts that were designed by each shop especially for the shop hop. The quilts are also posted on the shop hop facebook page.

·         The Fat Quarter Frenzy will happen on April 1 & 2, 2011 from 9:30 – 5:00. Buy at least 25 fat quarters from our great selection of pre-rolled fat quarters and pay only $1.25 each!  Any additional fat quarters purchased at the same time will also be only $1.25 each.  We have thousands of fat quarters rolled and ready to go!

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

Hope to see you soon!
Nancy, Susan & Emily

New Fabric:

Bonnie Blue Basics
Marcus Brothers Textiles
15 bolts.

Assorted Kaffe Fasset prints
27 bolts.

Pride and Purpose by Kaye England
Wilmington Prints
19 bolts
  Kona Solids
Robert Kaufman
19 bolts.

New Books:

Rotary Cutting Revolution
by Anita Grossman Solomon
C&T Publishing

The Union Quilters
by Jennifer Chiaverini
Dutton Publishing
Scraps & Shirttails II
by Bonnie H. Hunter
Kansas City Star

Inspired by Tradition
by Kay Mackenzie
That Patchwork Place/Martingale

Sewing Pottery by Machine
by Barbara Warholic
That Patchwork Place/Martingale

501 Quilting Motifs
From the editors of Quiltmaker Magazine
That Patchwork Place/Martingale

New Magazines:

  • Australian Patchwork & Quilting; Vol. 19, No. 12
  • Quilter's Newsletter Magazine; April/May 2011; #421
New Notions:
  • Creative Grids Non-Slip Rotary Cutting Circles: $29.00
  • Lighted Seam Ripper by Mighty Bright: $9.99
  • Safe-T Compass: $3.99

Upcoming Classes:

  • Bali Bowls: 1 session; April 2; 10:00-4:00; $30.00 (Instructor: Susan Dyer) These fun projects are made from clothesline that is covered with 2 ½" wide strips of fabric and then zigzagged into shape on your sewing machine. You can choose to work on any of the bowls or the totebag in class.  
  • Maintaining Your Singer Featherweight: 1 session; Sat., April 9; 1:00-4:00; $25.00 (Instructor: Carole Wilder) 
Learn how to do your own regular maintenance on your Singer Featherweight to keep it in top running condition. Carole will teach you how to do a thorough cleaning and oiling of your machine. She will also cover adjusting the tension. This is a hands-on class.
  • Crazy Quilt: 4 sessions; begins Mon., April 11; 6:30 - 8:30; $35.00 (Instructor: Pat Cox)
 Join Pat to learn traditional techniques for assembling a crazy quilt block. Then learn to embellish your block with a variety of embroidery stitches.
  • Beginning Quiltmaking: 8 sessions; begins Tues., April 12; 6:30-8:30; $55.00 (Instructor: Patricia Cox) 
Come learn the basics of traditional quiltmaking by hand with Pat Cox. A great class to start with if you're brand new to quilting
We hope you'll stop in soon to visit!
Store hours are 9:30-5:00 Monday through Saturday. We are closed on Sundays.
We're open evenings until 8:30 when we have classes running.  Evenings coming up soon: Mon., March 21, Tues., March 22, Mon., March 28 & Tues., March 29.

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

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