The Best Embroidery Party of 2018
Thursday & Friday, April 12&13 or
Saturday & Sunday, April 14&15
$109 ($79 before March 15!!!)
For your spring sewing entertainment we have planned the BEST EMBROIDERY EVENT EVER with plenty of new and fun projects, trunk shows and of course an amazing goody bag filled with all kinds of treats! Your sewing inspirational fun begins either on Thursday and Friday April 12- 13 (yes, it will be Friday the 13th but in the best lucky way!) or Saturday-Sunday April 14-15 from 9-4 each day. Our exciting hands-on event for embroidery enthusiasts will take place at the store allowing you to try new machines and see new products! Gain machine embroidery inspiration as you view beautiful projects you can make and learn how to choose the right products for your own special embroidery sewing. Cost for the event is $79 (Save $30 and sign up before March 15). Space is limited so sign up soon!
The Duel Is On!
Friday, 4/27 - 10-1pm
Saturday, 4/28 - 10-1pm
Okay… are you a bit confused with all of the clamour about cutters these days? Scan n Cut vs Accuquilt vs Scissors? (NOT!) Both Kathleen and Susan are passionate about what their machines can do, and we often hear them debating (ahem!) that point in the shop. So, this is a chance to give them each an opportunity to show their stuff! Put up or… Join us for a fun and hopefully blood-free duel to the finish! We'll let you play as well, and take home a cute project!
Sip ‘N Serge
Friday, April 27 - 1-3pm
$10 but receive a $10 store gift certificate!
Grab your friends and join us for a fun social sewing event! As part of National Serger Month, we're hosting a Sip ‘N Serge event where you'll make a cute apron. Bring a friend and we'll provide everything else you need- including the serger, fabric, instructions, and refreshments! The sign-up fee is $10, but we will be giving a store voucher at the event. Call in or stop by to sign up for our fun filled event.
Give it a Scrap Slap Workshop
Wednesday, May 2 - 1-4pm
$59 ($30 for Byrne's Bees!)
During the workshop, put the concepts learned earlier from Beth's Helfter's lecture to the test by reworking a block in scraps. Each person will be given different directions on color, values, contrast and fabric placement resulting in a multitude of different looks of the same block. Learn how to utilize your fabric collection to its fullest potential!
Quilts for Kids
Friday, May 4 - 10-1 or 1-4pm
Quilts for Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to brightening the lives of children who suffer from abuse or life-threatening illnesses with comforting patchwork quilts. We'll be hosting a sitn- sew to make quilts for this wonderful organization, and we hope you can join us. We'll have machines set up, and kits will be supplied by Quilts for Kids Donations are much appreciated and will go towards the shipping of the quilts to their final destinations. Join us for a fun day and a great way to help!
Sewing Techniques with Knits and More!
Wednesday, June 6 - 1-4pm
$59; half price for Bees !
Spend the afternoon with Emma Seabrooke learning different techniques for working with various knit fabrics. Emma will teach you how to create one of a kind trims and finishes on a serger. If you don't own a serger, we can let you use one of the stores wonderful sergers!
Hoop It Up with Michael Johns!
Thursday and Friday, June 21 & 22 - 10-4pm
$49 for both days!
Nope…we're not talking March Madness here (Go! Nova!!!)…but something just as fun! Have you been wanting an easy way to do caps and other tricky hooping on your embroidery machine? This class is open to all embroidery machines - including multi-needle, too! Durkee EZ Frames eliminate many of the problems that we experience during the hooping process such as a loose stabilizer, hoop burn on towels or textured fabric, and struggling with those hard to hoop items. The Durkee Cap Frame will make the process of embroidering ball caps with large, beautiful designs simple. Each attendee will receive a kit that includes all the materials needed to complete three projects. Plus, Mike is a master at using all the tools in his kit, so be prepared for fun and surprising uses of lots of things besides frames! Machines and kits provided… just come and have fun! A don't miss class for all embroiderers!
On the Go with Row by Row!
June 21- September 4!
How about this… A shop hop with no fees, no passports and all summer to play? Simply visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows! Travel and collect rows: June 21-September 4!
Something new! This year shops can make their "rows" in a variety of coordinated shapes and sizes, so making your own quilt will be much more fun and creative! Wait until you see all the fun blocks! (Ours is 18" square!)
Prizes, collectibles and more fun! Create a quilt using at least 8 different rows and be the first to bring it into a participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric!). Use our shop's row in your quilt and win a bonus prize! Bring in completed quilt for prize: June 21- October 31!
Watch for our 4th of July Sale Email!
Our Biggest Sale of the Year!
You Snooze... You Lose!!!
Byrne's Christmas in July
Begins Monday, July 9th and ends Saturday, July 21st
Join us for our Christmas in July event and get a jump start of your holiday projects! Sometimes we all need a jumpstart and we'll have lots to inspire you… Trunk shows galore, kits perfect for fun gifts, free giveaways and of course, our "Everything Christmas" sale! A great selection of Christmas fabric, patterns and project ideas means lots of fun projects for you to start… and finish in time to relax and enjoy the holidays!
Town Square Mystery
Begins July 16th!!! 6 weeks
If you loved last summer's Brown Bag Mystery, you'll love this! This 6-WEEK mystery, beginning mid-July, makes a 45" x 62" top quilt or enlarge it with borders. In your bag you will receive 5 1-yard cuts of coordinated fabric. You assign the fabrics as you desire… Any combination will work! Then, each week stop in and pick up a new clue. By the end of the summer, the mystery will be revealed! Choice of colorways!
Celebrate a Golden Summer with Bernina!
Monday, July 16 - 10-12 noon, 2-4pm, or 6-8pm
$10 but receive a $10 Byrne gift certificate!
It all began 125 years ago, when Fritz Gegauf invented the world's first hemstitch machine. Now Bernina celebrates its Golden Anniversary with a year-long celebration! Help us kick things off and join us for a fun look at where we've been and where we're going, and lots of ways to push your creativity even further! A fun time with give-aways, too! Plus… everyone attending is entered into a raffle for a very special Golden Bernina #1 Foot!!!
Cut Time, Quilt More!
August 3 - 10-12 noon, 2-4pm OR August 4 - 10-12 noon
$10 (and receive a $10 coupon for Accuquilt products!)
Love to quilt but hate to cut??? Join us for this fun and inspiring Accuquilt GO! class! You’ll learn how to get accurate cuts every time and how this innovative fabric cutting tool will save you time - and pain! - in the cutting process, too! In addition, you’ll learn tips and techniques to get the most use out of your fabric using the AccuQuilt GO! Fabric Cutters. We'll have a fabulous trunk show and we want to see your projects, too! So bring your Accuquilt creations for our Show 'n Tell!