May 27, 2011
MEMORIAL DAY weekend! We will be closed on Monday, but open
Saturday 9:30 to 5 downtown and 10 to 5:30 at the mall.
We are having a BATTING
SPECIAL today through next Saturday, June 4th.
10% off all PACKAGED
With our latest
shipments we have the best selection ever! You know you're going
to finish some projects this summer, so come to Charlotte's in
downtown Newton and get your batting: cotton, wool, polyester &
We are thankful that the
weather seems to have moderated for now in our area.
Like the rest of the
country, we've watched with horror as tornados have whipped through
communities, destroying more than property, taking lives. We
wish those affected people all the best with recovery and suggest
donations to the Red Cross for help with immediate relief:
Wire, makers of decorative wire hangers & stands that we sell
to display large & small quilts like the one pictured above, are
offering to collect and distribute quilts to the stricken victims in
Joplin, Missouri, ONE
PATCH AT A TIME.
Ackfeld is in the area
and will be able to discern the needs up close & personal.
For details, click here:
I did not grow up where
any of my family were buried, so I do not have a grave-decorating
tradition on Memorial Day. My husband, always a Kansan, does!
Last fall Randy & I
made a fun trip to Pittsburgh, PA and one of our surprise
"finds" was the location of my ancestral cemetery.
It is no small thing for
someone like me to discover that I actually have roots, and in a
Allegheny Cemetery, opened in 1845, is a beautiful, peaceful
green-space within Pittsburgh, with miles of paved pathways perfect
for walking the rolling hills.
The number of
famous (and not so famous) people interred there, as well as the
unusual architecture, mausoleums, monuments and gravestones, makes for
If you are interested in
historical burial grounds, this is a gem! It is even on the
National Register of Historic Places.
This Pittsburgh cemetery was created in
the same era that spawned the elaboratively
decorative Baltimore Album quilts, which are traced back to 1846 in Baltimore.
Those beautiful quilts
have inspired many more Baltimore style quilts wherever there are
quilters, including this contemporary BALTIMORE
LIBERTY quilt featuring many American patriotic motifs.
The 24” center medallion Liberty Wreath block is surrounded by twelve 12” album style blocks and finished with star & scalloped
Finished Size 70” x 70”.
Order the entire PATTERN
You can also order
Mary's mini-quilt project that finishes approx. 16 inches square and
includes just ONE BLOCK PATTERN from Baltimore Liberty. Pictured
above, this ROCKET
STAR BOUQUET makes a great summer decoration!
We have a nice selection
VALOR fabrics here in the store.
Now in stock, Diane
Knott's American Valor collection is rather cute and country.
We also have Jo
Morton's collection which is more classic & traditional.
These designs are special collections of patriotic fabrics for
QUILTS OF VALOR.
fabric company has also made a financial contribution to Quilts of Valor Foundation. This foundation is not about politics. It's about people and quilters are involved in a big way!
If you would like to learn more about the mission of the QOV Foundation to cover ALL those service members and veterans touched by war with Wartime Quilts called Quilts of Valor (QOVs), please click here:
We still have a few kits
left for BIG
BLUES. This quick little hanging finishes approx. 14 x 24
inches. Click here to order a kit and/or pattern.
I also made a new BROWN
EYED SUSAN wall quilt, finishing approx. 12 x 24
These fused &
machine stitched projects are just fun and fast to do. Make some
up to keep on hand for HOUSE WARMING gifts!
See all our small
quilt kits here:
Another great GIFT idea!
A unique small gift for that SECRET SISTER or your entire SMALL
Our exclusive HOWDY card pack
contains 12 different 5 inch squares. So
charming! Order today & we'll include a FREE PATTERN.
Just $6.99 each or 4 for $24.
More than 1000 yards of
fabric has recently been added to CHARLOTTE'S BARGAIN FABRIC &
1st quality, 100%
cotton, SPRINGS fabric in an assortment of styles, including LICENSED
prints of CARS, WINNIE THE POOH, WALT DISNEY PRINCESSES, and
These prints & flannels start at $5.97/yard.
Many are reduced to $4.97/yard, so catch them while they're HOT!
Visit CHARLOTTE'S in the
CHISHOLM TRAIL MALL now for a great selection of BARGAIN FABRICS and
Pre-Cut kits available
Looking forward to seeing you
soon here in Newton!
Wishing you a great weekend, decorating graves & otherwise!
Charlotte's Sew Natural
(Closed Memorial Day Monday)
710 N. Main St.
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 9:30 - 5:30, Thurs.
'til 8, Sat. 9:30 - 5
Fabric & Stitchery (Closed Memorial Day Monday)
601 SE 36th St (Chisholm Trail Mall, #103)
Newton, KS 67114
Mon. - Fri. 10 - 5:30, Thurs. 'til 7, Sat. 10 - 5:30
(open all the time)
Mon. - Sun. 12 - 12 :)
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