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Quilt Corral May 2023 Newsletter


Howdy Quilt Corral Friends!

Spring has arrived in full force. We are moving cattle (Carol) and traveling to quilt guilds (Barb), both activities are sure signs that it's spring. And at Quilt Corral, new fabrics have arrived! We have beautiful florals and tonals in yardage and precuts. Stop in for a dose of spring inspiration!

Upcoming Events:

See us there: June 2-4, 2023. Quilt Corral is vending at Quilt Bash in Redding. Carol will be doing demos during the show. Click here for registration and show details.

Ten Item Tues: Tune in with Carol for Facebook Live every Tues at 3:00 pm. Ten minutes. Ten items (or more).
Check out the weekly list on the home page.

July Retreat: July 20-23, 2023. Registration opens June 1 for repeat attendees, June 3 for first timers.

Introducing our NEW! Quarterly Accuquilt Scrap Busters program! See below for details.

Quilt Rush Shop Hop is a wrap!  "I spot a quilter" was a great success for Quilt Corral! Thank you to everyone who stopped in. We always love seeing old friends and making new friends at this annual event.

Here are our winners:

Daily drawing winners: Tracy Lee, Pam Ernst, Barbara Buehrle, and Jill Ramsey.

The Quilt Corral Basket was won by: Marla Foster.

All other winners will be posted to the Quilt Rush website.

Congratulations to all our winners!

We still have a few of our Quilt Rush, I Spot a Quilter kits featuring the Honey Buns pattern made in a curated collection of many different sewing prints. Even if you don't want to make the pattern it's a great way to get a lot of cute sewing prints in one kit. Click here to get the kit.

Block of the Month:

Door Banner of the Month. Perfectly sized to hang on your front door OR inside the house on any door. Make a different banner each month for a year. Use them yourself or, we think these would be perfect for a homebound friend who could use a little cheer each month. Even the smallest apartment has a door that might work for hanging.

Finished size 20" x 36"

$43.99/m for 12 months. Plus shipping if needed.

Sign up by paying for the first month here. The program begins in Jan 2024 with the April banner. We will charge your card each month in advance. Limited to 12 participants.

Pictured are a few examples of the banners. To see all of them and to sign up click here.

On Sale!

Full kits of Iris Dream in Coral are now On Sale!

Click here to shop.

New Fabrics!

Florence's Fancy Occassionally Carol surprises Barb and orders a selection of fantastic reproduction prints (Barb's favs) wihtout telling her! Florence's Fancy by Betsy Chutchin for Moda fabrics is goregous with a variety of scales and values with five colorways of a large floral.

Click here for the FQ bundle.

Click here for the Four Star Precut Table runner kit. All pieces are precut with Accuquilt dies for perfect pieces. See photo a little further down in this newsletter.

Click here to see all of Florence's Fancy

Wild Blossoms Lovely. Simply lovely. If you adore large scale floral prints with a sprinkling of bees, butterflies and see through mason jars, check out Wild Blossoms. The yellow, light blue, and pink prints are offset with richer tones of navy, deep rose and emerald, and the collection includes four light cream prints. They seem to say Happy Mother's Day! Happy Spring! Happy, everything!

Click here to see all of Wild Blossoms.

Click here for the Squared Up kit.



New Precuts!
Color me Basic Fat Quarter bundles. Gorgeous selections of tone on tone prints by Windham, bundled in Fat Quarter packets. Click here to shop all options.

Red, White and True precut 2 1/2" strips. Click here to get yours!

Precut Table Runner Kits

Choose Florence's Fancy or Western. Either way, the kit is completely cut out with Accuquilt and ready to sew.

Featured Panels!  

Patriotic dishtowel panel, printed on decorator weight fabric. Trim and hem for four cute dishtowels, or fold in half and sew the bottom and sides to make proch pillows. We think we would leave the flag whole as a big pillow with three smaller side kicks.

Get the panel here.

And here's a cute coordinating backing fabric if you want to make the big flag pillow.

Click here for all of the Red White and True fabrics and precuts.

J. Wecker Frisch, Queen of WeEn, panels, fabrics and 5" squares. 

Click here for 5" squares. Click here for the panels and to shop all of Queen of WeEn.

New Kits!
Step Right Up Quilt Kit. Start with a pack of 2 1/2" precut strips of Denim Jacket prints and make this quilt in a weekend. Finished size is 62 1/2" x 76" This would be a great retreat project!

Click here for the kit.

Click here if you'd like a coordinating denim blue print for the backing.

Focus on handwork
Tiny Treasures by Kathy Schmitz. Featuring hand embroidery and English Paper Piecing. Our kits have everything you need to make the 16" x 20" project. Finish it by framing or as a small quilt. We've included navy border fabric and deep red for optional binding. We only have two left in stock. Click here to shop.


New Notion!
Gypsy Quilter Scrap Tape! Just in! Water soluable stabilizer in strips for using up all those odd little scraps you have been collecting! Availiable in 2 1/2" strips, 5" strips or 10" strips. Click here to shop.

Featured GO! Accuquilt!

Join our Accuquilt Scrap Busters! Each quarter we will feature a great Accuquilt Die selected for it's versitility when cutting up scraps. Get 20% off when you preorder the featured die and we will provide print outs of the Accuquilt patterns that utilize the die.

The May Accuquilt Scrap Busters die is the GO! Mill and Stars, 8" Block on Board. Carol, our resident Block on Board guru, is in love with this die!

Regular price is $69.99. Scrap Busters discount is $49.99 and includes pattern print outs (2 are shown here) and one sample block stitched by Carol.

Click here to Pre-order by May 15, 2023

Back in Stock!
Wrist pin cushions. Never be without a pin when you need one! It's been awhile since we've had these in stock. Barb keeps one pinned to her design wall so she always has pins within reach.

Click here to get yours.

Featherweight Canvas Carrying case

Finally back in stock! Put your featherweight sewing machine, case and all into this sturdy carrying bag. No more worries about the handle on the original case breaking off (it's been known to happen!). We have them in several colors. Click here to see all the pretty options!

Need Thread?

Get the complete set of Aurifil 40 wt Color Builders thread. Each of the 12 boxes have three shades of the featured color. That means you'll get 36 colors in all. Great for bag sewing, piecing and garment construction. Carol loves it for hand sewing bindings. Barb loves it for everything and she loves that it's a low lint thread. We've packaged it all in a Quilt Corral project bag.

Get the complete set here.

2023 Retreat Dates!

Registrations will open approx 6 weeks prior to each retreat. Sorry, but we do not accept requests to save a spot or "put me on the list". That way everyone who is interested has the same opportunity to attend.
July 20-23, 2023
Sep 21-24, 2023

Keep on Stitchin!

Carol and Barb

If you've missed any of our previous emails or just want to check a past email for something specific you can view them here in the newsletter archives.

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