September Events 2018

Sep 4th 2018

Quilts, Cross Stitch, Embroidery

Our Stitches Are Magical!!!

Upcoming Events

Welcome to our events edition of The Charmed Needles Newsletter!
This Newsletter features upcoming shop events and related community events.

Quilting Classes!
We're updating classes as they are scheduled. COME ON BY. Sign up!

Open Stitch
Every Friday, 10am to 5 pm

Quilt Till You Wilt, Stitch Till You Ditch
September 15, beginning at 10am

Bring a project and socialize with other fiber artists. Fiber artists of all skill levels and techniques are welcome!

Every Third Friday of the month, we will quilt and stitch until the last person wants to go home. You are welcome to bring a food dish to share, as well.

Saturday Sampler
September 15, 11am or 1pm

The 2018 Saturday Sampler began in February. If you have signed up to participate, make sure you come to get your next block!

This is the quilt you'll be working to complete. Special thanks for this beautiful quilt designed goes to Cheryl Quigley. THANK YOU, Cheryl!

Each month's kit (which would normally cost you $10) will be given to you for FREE if you come to The Saturday Sampler with your completed block from the previous month. You must attend the session to receive your kit. If you can't attend the Saturday Sampler you can purchase the kit for $10.

Saturday Sampler is also a group show-and-tell. You're encouraged to bring your latest project and show what you've done.

Mark the 3rd Saturday of every month in your calendar at 11:00am or 1:00pm. Door prizes will be given at each meeting and there will be two end of year Grand Prizes worth $50.

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Making Lace
September 11, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Have you ever wondered how lace is made? Come learn how to make bobbin lace, as well as other lace-making techniques. We meet the second Tuesday of the month,

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Anniversary Sampler Quilt-Along
September 11, 10:00am-3:00pm

Join us for a Quilt-Along with Donna Lynn Thomas's "The Anniversary Sampler Quilt". This is a social gathering as we each work through the project our own ways. Choose as many or a few of the blocks in the book as you would like. Choose your own colors and fabrics. Work at your own pace.

There will be a small on-time fee of $5.00 to join, plus the price of the book and supplies. Then come as often as you like. We will be meeting on the first and third Monday's of each month.

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Crazy Quilt
September 12, 11:00am-1:00pm

Learn the basics of making crazy quilt blocks. Use up your scraps making wonderful “crazy” patchwork. Any type of fabric, not just cottons, can be used for these blocks.

Class is $20 + supplies. Instructions provided.

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T-Shirt Quilt
September 13, 11:00am-2:00pm

Learn how to turn those wonderful T-shirts you have been saving into useful quilts or decorative wall hangings to be admired. We will cover everything from stabilizing the shirt to laying out the quilt.

Class is $30 + supplies, instructions will be provided.

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Quilting on your home machine
September 19&26, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Learn how to quilt the “sandwich” on your own home machine. Covers different methods for marking and prepping the quilt top, making the “sandwich” and stitching.

This is a two session class.

Class is $60 + supplies

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Braided Bargello

September 20 & 27, 10:30am-12:30pm

We will be using Ruth Ann Berry’s book “Braided Bargello Quilts”. This is a great book for really learning the Bargello method and how to do it without losing control. The store sample is “Bargelly Ben” which is just one of several smaller quilts. You will need to pick which quilt you want to make, we do not all need to make the same quilt, and we are happy to help you pick fabrics.

Class is $40 + book and supplies.

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Project of the Month - Snap Bags
September 22, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Use metal measure tape to make the closure for these cute and versatile little bags. Extremely handy for keeping your small project tools together with your project or to keep you purse organize. My family loves them.

Class is $20 + supplies, pattern provided.

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Coloring on Fabric
September 27, 2:30pm-5:00pm

There are lots of different instructions on how to color on fabric. We will cover several different methods and what they do along with adding texturing. This is a great project to get your family involved with also (at home). The project will be a butterfly and vine with accent borders to make a 20” square that can be used as is or in a larger project.

Class is $25.00 +supplies, pattern provided

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Hand Piecing
September 28, 10:30am-1:00pm

Basically hand sewing with templates. This is how my grandmother made all her quilts. It is very relaxing and can be taken most anywhere. We will be making a simple block that can be repeated to make a great quilt any size.

Cost is $25.00 +supplies, pattern for crib Christmas quilt provided.

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Quilting Block by Block
September 29, 1:00pm-4:00pm


Whether you quilt by hand or machine, quilting is easy done in small doses. Learn how to you can just quilt your blocks and then put them together to finish your quilt.

Miscellaneous Shop News

  • If your sewing machine needs serviced or if you scissors need sharpened, bring them down to the shop. Scott Benda is my repair person and he does very high quality work for a very reasonable price.
  • NEW INVENTORY!!! Come on down and see what we're getting in.
  • It's a slow process adding new inventory to the website but we are doing it. Please, take the time to see how it is growing. http://CharmedNeedles.com

Christina Barron, Owner | Charmed Needles LLC | 222 S. Oregon St., Ontario OR 97914 | 541-889-6215 | CustomerCare@CharmedNeedles.com | www.CharmedNeedles.com

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Tuesday-Friday 10am-5:00pm

Saturday 10am-4pm

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