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Deer Country Quilts June Newsletter

  June 2015
Summer seems to be in full swing here! I have been having fun this last month playing with all my grandkids! In June we have birthdays and anniversaries to celebrate, fishing, and cabin time with friends and family.  I love to spend time at our cabin.  There is no cell service, no internet, and no TV service (there is a VCR for movies) so we take walks, shuttle the raft up and down the river for fly fishing adventures, and play board and card games. I also take projects to work on with no distractions,except the trees, river, sunshine, etc...  I hope you are enjoying the long daylight hours and warm temperatures!  Happy Quilting! Pam     

Don't forget the Big Sky Shop Hop starts this Friday and runs through June 27th.  Grab a passport and head on out to the many shops around Montana. Be sure to pick up a clue in your circle to make a Mystery Quilt by Debbie Caffery. Each circle will have its own mystery quilt. Print your passport, and read the about the rules and details here!

The Row by Row Experience 2015 also coming up on June 21-October 31
We are participating in the Row by Row Experience this year!  This is a national
shop hop of sorts only with no passport.  Each shop will have their own pattern for a Row Quilt. The theme is H2O. We will also have our own fabric license plate! Check out their web site for more information. Row by Row Experience 

In Store Batik Reduction Sale!
We have gone through our batik section and have selected several bolts for a 30% off clearance!
Come in before they are gone!

Upcoming Classes
    We have had a light class schedule but our classroom is always open for groups to use. Just call ahead  to check if it is use.  We are also happy to schedule a class for a group upon request!        

Santa's Village Block of the Month
Saturday July 11
Pam Rose
We are starting a new quilt this month! This pattern is by ThimbleCreek Quilts, and we are doing the center applique first. Join us for this whimsical Christmas quilt! Pam will give instructions on cutting and applique short cuts and techniques. Final kit includes binding. You don't have to come to class to join this BOM.  We will take in store signs up too!   $12/month

Techniques with Toni
Saturday June 20
Toni Peckenpaugh
Bring any project that Toni has taught and she will guide you through finishing it up! Haven't taken a class from Toni yet...not a problem! She will help you get started with any of her innovative foundation piecing method patterns!  Call ahead so she can have the material on hand otherwise no sign up needed--just show up between 10am & 2pm and Toni will be on hand.

Mystery Tuesday
Tuesday June 30
Toni Peckenpuagh
Join Toni for a beautiful new block of the month! She is teaching her own mystery pattern "Under the Big Sky" and/or "Desert Stars". The final quilt is a mystery! Kits include all foundation pieces and instructions. These stars are gorgeous!
$20/month Please call to sign up so Toni knows how many to expect: 677-2730

New Block of the Months!!!

Blessed Bee

48" x 62"

All queen bees are sure to love this wool
applique' quilt by Wooden Spool Designsl  We are using
Tammy's hand dyed wool to applique on textured woven
backgrounds. Price still to be determined.

Always the Season

56" x 70"
This is a 6 month BOM designed by Vicki Bellino from Bloom Creek.  Faye Burgos has designed another wonderful fabric line using her Strip-It pre-printed stripe and beautiful coordinates. Cute feather tree! $22.00/month.

Flannel BOM
57" x 73"
Teresa is starting a new block of the month
and we love the fabrics by Timeless Treasure. The color scheme is blues/reds/golds/greens on creamy backgrounds.  $18.00/6months

Call the store to reserve your blocks!

FYI- Looks like a great class for our region!
Gail Harker's 5-day Experimental Hand Stitch class being held in Kalispell June 24 - June 28th.

With 2 shop hops there many opportunities to reward yourself!

Deer Country Quilts

  • Ph: 406.677.2730
  • PO Box 808
  • 3166 Highway 83 North
  • Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • Hours:
  • Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm
  • Saturday 10am-4pm