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Welcome to Thimbles Quilts!

What You Need to Know at Thimbles

 

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Enrollment Taking Place NOW

Starts March 2018

Participating in Kaffe’s Mystery Quilt is a great way to explore the wonder of working with his large and small scale designs. Quilters will relish the Mystery and enjoy Kaffe’s Colorful Universe. New sewers and newcomers to Kaffe’s world will surprise themselves with a kaffetastic complete quilt top. It’s easy sewing, so any sewer can savor working with Kaffe’s color and scale.

Each month, sew a different piece of the puzzle, culminating in the tenth month with the final piece and a map for finishing!
Give it a go!

Kaffe Fassett Collective Mystery Quilt details:
• 10 month program (March 2018 - December 2018)
• Pattern and Fabrics designed by Kaffe Fassett Collective
• Choose either color way: Light or Dark
• Fabric for top and binding distributed over the 10 months
• Final quilt size is 82-1/2” x 82-1/2”
$50 to join and $13.99 per month

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Clubhouse 2018

Enroll NOW!

Starts January 2018

Getting To Know Hue finishes at 96" x 102". This spectrum of small stashworthy prints play well together, and are offered with two additional background options of charcoal and grey.  The fabrics in the blocks are identical in all three quilts, yet each quilt has its own personality. 

No club in May or October.
January 27 or Feb 1st
February 22nd or 24th
March 29th or 31st
April 26th or 28th
June 28th or 30th
July 26th or 28th
August 25th or 30th
September 27th or 29th
November 24th or 29th
December 27th or 29th

 

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Cue the holiday playlist, hand tinsel and lights...It's Christmas at Thimbles with Kimberbell Designs!!!  Make 6 exclusive event projects to deck your halls or gift away in just 2 days!  Projects include: a quilted wreath, pillow, adorable gingerbread cinch sak and a fully lined peppermint twist zipper pouch.  Improve your embroidery skills and learn new techniques while trying a variety of machine embroidery projects.  Receive a Kimberbell project bag and fabric kit with all the Kimberbellishments, plus step-by-step instructions and a project CD.  Lunch, goodies and prizes both days!  Be inspired by friends who love machine embroidery like you.  

Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd

9:30 - 4:00

Fee: $179 includes fabric, instructions and lunch

 

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Need to satisfy your sweet tooth and machine embroidery addiction?  Come sew with us in Kimberbell's Kitchen.  Improve your embroidery skills and learn new techniques while sewing a variety of machine embroidery projects.  Receive a Kimberbell project bag and fabric kit with all the Kimberbellishments, plus step-by-step instructions and a project CD.  Lunch, goodies and prizes both days!  Be inspired by friends who love machine embroidery like you.   

Friday, January 19th and Saturday, January 20th

9:30 - 4:00

Fee: $179 includes fabric, instructions and lunch

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Thimble's next Block of the Month will be in a beautifull pallette of pastels. The fee for this 9-month program is $20 to join.  You will receive fabric to complete one block each month for 9 months.
Set your blocks as shown in the pattern or any way you like!


*Pick up for the first block is September 8,9,10th*

*Finishing kits will be available for those who choose to finish it as shown.* Orders will be taken in October for the finishing kits to be purchased in November.

The rules----In order to receive your free fabric and paten for next month’s block there are a few conditions:
YOU must bring your finished block to Thimbles on THE SECOND  Saturday, or the Friday and Sunday that surround it.  If YOU can’t come during that time, you can buy the month’s kit for $5.00, while supplies last.

Dates for the block of the month are as follows:

September 8,9,10

October 13,14,15

November 10,11,12

December 8,9,10

January 12,13,14

February 9,10,11

March 9,10,11

April 13,14,15

May 11,12,13 


    


 

Machine Service Repair

Our sewing machine technician, Joe Gasparich, has been reparing sewing machines for 25 years now.

He services all makes and models of sewing machines. If it sews, he can fix it!

  


 

 

We are pleased to announce that Thimbles was a featured shop in the 2014 Quilt Sampler Magazine!