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Friday February 7, 2020

Hi all!

​Happy February!

Yesterday, a new saleswoman phoned, and I mentioned that I'd just celebrated my store's 35th anniversary  and she said "wow, you sound very happy for someone who has been doing this for so long!"  LOL  I wondered how old she was. ;)

I've sailed into my 36th year with enthusiasm.  And yes, I am happy!

We've got some new "happy" stuff for you too.

Happiness Framed - quilt kit featuring the Happy Panel, You make my Heart Happy!

Lori Holt's VINTAGE HAPPY 2 - currently being used in her Vintage Housewife SEW-ALONG happening, for FREE, on Lori's blog.

We have a couple of kits, BAKED WITH LOVE and MORNING MUG, ready to go.

Simple, fun, happy new CUT SEW pillow panels - Llama & Unicorn, plus a Rainbow zipper pouch.  Great"starter" kits.  Sew fun for kids!

Our BATIK & HAND-DYED fabrics are now gathered together near our big long-arm quilting machine.  Be sure to check out my latest quit, CHERRYDALE BATIK QUILT KIT.

In honor of "honest George", I've got a limited time, special offer on my Cherrydale kit.  Click here for SALE PRICE!  Good through Presidents' Day or while supply lasts.


More challenging - for those who love a challenge & PRIZES!

Introduced Feb 1, New GRUNGE CONTEST from Moda. 

Quilts (not to exceed 240" around) get turned in here at Charlotte's Sew Natural, voting begins Sept 1, and Moda will select top three quilts with cash prizes!  Details from MODA.

Tomorrow is SECOND SATURDAY.  We open the doors at 8:45 am.  All are welcome!  Free to attend.

Not too late to start - MODERN SAMPLER BLOCK OF the MONTH - The Filmore Quilt BOM.

This month's block is "modern" and "wacky".

There is Show & Share, a door prize drawing, daily special deal, plus tips and instruction on making a block.  And we repeat again at 2 pm.

$12 registration gets you all 12 block patterns, plus 3 different sets of instructions for turning those pieced blocks into a quilt top.  Once you have it quilted, we'll call it a quilt!  Come monthly, and you'll know all sorts of "quilt culture" trivia as well.

Click here for details.

When you need some quick HAPPY, just say "walk?" to a DOG!

Are these CORGIS not the cutest things?!  And how about these perfectly coifed BISHONS? And sleek DACHSHUNDS can keep up!

We have all sorts of fun, new fabrics to tickle your fancy! ;)

Click NEWEST ADDITIONS to see latest on the web.

In March we're going to start a new SEW ALONG.


TANNENBAUM from Edyta's Laundry Basket Quilts. I'm pretty excited about it! This quilt makes me happy. ;)

With such busy lives, more and more people are doing sew a longs via home computers instead of attending a class. And there aren't enough hours or even days, for us to offer many classes in shop.

So we are starting a new online option to reach more of those busy quilters. There isn't a charge for the class, just a cost of the kits. We've got the fabric now.


We're figuring out the best way to do this. YouTube or Facebook, or a combination? We'll tell you more soon!

One more reminder, we hope you can follow us on Instagram or Facebook, (below is a shot of our front page).


Kirsten posts lots of new stuff as it happens in the store. Models we finish, show & share that customers bring in, boxes full of goodies as they come in the door, it is all being shared on our social media. And maybe a sew along!


When you get there, just click on "FOLLOW". It will change to "FOLLOWING" and you'll be all set.


Stay tuned to this newsletter, too, because I'll always have more to say than can fit in a mere "post". LOL

Don't believe me? Just check out my WISDOM WEDNESDAY videos on YOU TUBE. They are about as chatty "SEW NATURAL" as you can get! hahaha

This past Wednesday I passed along the "wisdom" of keeping your ROTARY CUTTER happy! Really, it is important! Check it out!

Plus, there's more -


The entire month of Feb, we'll be collecting all names of customers who make in-store and/or on-line purchases. All will be entered in the drawing. More purchases, more chances! No purchase necessary, just ask for entry.


Drawing on Feb 29th, - Grand prize - includes Charlotte's Shopper’s Club ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP + 1 charm pack a month for rest of the year (10 CHARM PACKS) + $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE.


35 ADDITIONAL WINNERS will be drawn from those names, each of whom will get a PRIZE PACK, including a Charlotte's Sew Natural gift certificate, good in the store or on-line!

​Due to the constant arrival of new, there are always lots of BARGAINS on the shelves!  Selection ever changing, be sure to check out the SALE FABRICS & KITS, and watch for our special selection of $4.97 fabrics - they go fast! 

Have a HAPPY weekend.  Hope to see you tomorrow, for 2nd SATURDAY.



Charlotte's Sew Natural 
710 N Main St.
Newton, KS  67114
(316) 284-2547

Store Hours

Monday - Friday 9:30 - 5:30
Thursday 9:30 - 6:30 
Saturday 9:30 - 5:00

Eau Lily Boutique
712 N Main St.
Newton, KS  67114
(316) 284-0390

Store Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 5:30
Thursday 10:00 - 6:30
Saturday 10:00 - 5:00