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6538 E. Tanque Verde #130 Tucson, Arizona 85715
Quilt Basket 520-722-8810    •   Sewing Room 520-797-2207  • Open Tues, Thurs, & Sat 9:30 - 1:00 see map

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Temporary Store Hours: Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 9:30-1pm

520-797-2207 The Sewing Room, call Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9:30-1 pm
520-722-8810 The Quilt Basket call Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday, 9:30-1 pm
Email: please include your phone number

New for July, 2020

• Thursday, July 2, 2020 : First Saturday July kit pick-up day
• Contact us if you are interested in a Finishing Kit, Carol is cutting now
• Closed Saturday, July 4, 2020
• Masks may be dropped off any time the store is open


Block of the Week “Hocus Pocus”

Hocus Pocus Block of the Week

Yes, we are going to do Block of the Week this summer...Yeah!... I have always loved quilts with pumpkins, so I absolutely love this year’s selection and I hope you will too! It is called “Hocus Pocus”. Step into our store and let the magic begin.
The BOW will start in July and run for 4 weeks, July 7, 14, 21 and 28. Each kit will be available starting on the designated date. You will have to come in and pick up your kit, we will not mail kits. If you pick up all 4 kits you will receive a bonus pattern with Kit #4. We will have a limited number of kits, so be sure to sign up by calling or emailing us. Leave your phone number with your email.
You will have your quilt completed for Fall 2020, wouldn’t that be a wonderful gift to yourself!
Registration: $20.00, includes pattern

Fabric Kit: $105, fabric kit includes fabric for quilt top and binding
Quilt finished size 53” x 65”
Week #1: Tuesday, July 7, Background, Stems, Stars
Week #2: Tuesday, July14, Orange Fabric
Week #3: Tuesday, July 21, Black Fabric
Week #4: Tuesday, July 28, Gray Fabric, Binding

“Love Notes” Kimberbell Mystery Quilt
“Love Notes” will be a fun and exciting five weeks this summer.  We all love getting letters and gifts, Love Notes Mystery Quilt will fill the last weeks of summer when we complain about the heat every day. You will look forward seeing what’s in your mailbox each day, “did it come today?”.
Weekly “Love Notes”, one Love Note each week for 5 weeks
Starts the beginning of August
Quilt Measures 40 x 40 inches
• “Love Notes” video tips each week on Kimberbell website
• Sewing OR Machine Embroidery version
• Kits cost includes pattern, embroidery design for embroidery version,  fabric kit, embellishment kit, backing (everything you need to make Love Notes Mystery Quilt.
• Machine Embroidery:  $156.00
• Sewing Version: $131.00
• Sign up by June 30, 2020  and receive a free gift

Tula’s HomeMade Challenge
Tula’s HomeMade Challenge dates have been updated, these are the same dates I gave you in May.
September 30, 2020, new deadline for entrants to submit their quilt to local retailer for local judging
October 19-24, Challenge quilts will be on display at the Quilt Basket for your voting
Remember the First Place winner from the Quilt Basket will receive $100 gift certificate, Second Place is a $50 gift certificate.
While we know these are uncertain times, the decision to host a Quilt Basket display and voting may change if necessary. Please watch our email for any changes
November 2, 2020 is the deadline for retailers to upload images of their local winning quilt
December 14, 2020, jury announces 12 quilters will be part of the Homemade Challenge trunk show/exhibit
January 9, 2020, HomeMade Challenge Virtual Exhibit and peer voting for first place, honorable mention and viewers choice awards
February 5, winners of the HomeMade Challenge Virtual Exhibit will be announced.
BU, “BERNINA University”
The Sewing Room will be closed August 10, 11 and 12. I will be taking the entire Sewing Room Staff to BU. The Quilt Basket will be open as usual.
Bernina Academy III
Bernina Academy III, September 30 and October 1, 2020. I have rescheduled this popular event. I have limited the number of people who can attend to keep with the social distance. Not knowing what will be happening in September, Bernina is planning to schedule BERNINA Academy III. I will take registration as usual with a cancellation date. If new mandates are announced, you will get a refund. I will announce details in a few weeks.


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