2022 BOM and Anniversary Celebration- Uptown Blanco Textile Studio News
As we say every year...."Where has the year gone?" November has arrived and 2022 is just around the corner!
Our 8th Anniversary Celebration will be held December 3-11. As in the past we will have our popular coupons and Gift Certificates for those that come in and shop during our Celebration. You'll have 8 days to come and shop with us! More details will be emailed later in November.
2022 BOM- Heartland Heritage
Heather Valentine of Inspiring Stitches designed the Block of the Month (BOM) that has been selected for 2022. Each block is designed to stretch your skills, help you audition fabrics, and practice making perfect point. As a sampler, the blocks are of different sizes and can be made scrappy or in a theme of fabric- you decide! We made our first sample (below) completely from fabric in our scrap drawer. The finished size is 68" x 74". Registration is now open!
Here are the details.
Registration fee: $20 - includes 5 FQs of your choice and an overview of the program.
Monthly fee: $5/month- includes the monthly pattern AND one FQ of your choice.
When does it begin? The program begins in January and runs through December 2022.
Can you join after January? Yes, though if patterns become back-ordered from our supplier it may delay joining.
When can you pick up each month's pattern & FQ? Monthly patterns can be picked up during regular business hours, any day of the month.
What if you can't make it one month to pick up the pattern? Previous month's patterns can be picked up, you cannot pick up patterns in advance.
What level of experience are these blocks? This is a skill building pattern yet not for the very beginner quilter.
What if you want help with a block? The designer has a website where she provides tips and tricks. You can also set up an appointment with one of the Textile Studio ladies for assistance. We want you to be successful!
What if you live a distance from Blanco and want to participate? We would be happy to mail your pattern and FQs to you, though you will need to let us know what fabric you want as your selected FQs. Send Ruth an email and she would be happy to help make this happen for you! (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Are there any "hidden" fees? Just sales tax!
Registration is open now! Stop by soon and sign up!
Sad and Happy News....
If you've shopped here on a Saturday you've mostly likely met Victoria. She is about to graduate from UTSA and has accepted a full time job elsewhere. We will miss her cheerful customer service, but she says she will still come back to help when she can.
A new face at the Studio is Nelleen, who comes with great experience, having worked at a Hobby Lobby in Utah.
We are sad that Victoria will be not be here much, though happy for her future, and happy that Nelleen is here to take her place.
Wishing you all a wonderful fall, enjoy the season!
Ruth, Kathy, Kim, Cathy, JerryAnn, Nelleen, Dawn and Victoria
Uptown Blanco Textile Studio
317 Main (on the corner of 281 and 4th Street), PO Box 1079
Blanco, Texas 78606