Winter Open House
We are so excited about our winter
Lots of “new”
classes are being offered.
So stop by the shop, join us for
homemade goodies, see the new class samples and be inspired to take a class.
Keeping busy in the winter is a great
way to beat cabin fever!
Sat, Jan 12th & Sun, Jan
We will be available to explain the
classes and show you what you need.
Sign up and pay for a class while you
and receive 20% off your class
The winter months are a great time to
get some sewing done and perhaps meet
a new quilting friend.
Fabric Painting and
Surface Design Art Cards
Saturday, Feb 2 and
Saturday Feb 9th, 2013
Cotton Weeds is so
pleased to have local textile artist Catherine Worthington teach at our
shop. This is a two part-work shop. The first Saturday you’ll create and
explore surface design. In this class you will learn about the possibilities
of textile paint; you will experiment with new ideas, have fun sharing, and
create new fabrics to use in your textile art. No painting experience
necessary! Catherine will supply paints. The second Saturday you’ll be using
your beautiful fabrics that you created and learn surface design making art
cards. You'll create unique art cards using bits and pieces of fabrics.
You'll collage fabrics to the make playful compositions, glue onto
card stock and do some basic stitching on the machine to add more detail.
Come see Catherine’s
amazing samples. To learn more about Catherine visit
Fee: $100 plus $30
supply fee paid to Catherine for art supplies.
Space is limited
to 8 students so sign up quickly!
Cabin Fever Sew-In
Jan 26th, $30.00
Beat cabin fever and join us for a whole
day of sewing. Start something new, finish up UFOs or perhaps make a new
quilting friend or two. We start at 10:00 am and finish up at 8:00 pm. Come
or leave when you like. Pizza, homemade dessert and snacks included in
Quiltport USA is Coming!
April 19-21, 2013
Join your friends for a weekend of
quilters' indulgences at Quiltport USA. Sew in the company of fellow
quilters, add to your stash shopping with the vendors, finish UFO's or
start something new. You'll also find a mystery quilt, block drawings,
beautiful hotel, demonstrations, "OPEN" sewing, outlet shopping door
prizes and of course, show & tell. All this will take place at the
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, ME, the weekend of April 19-21, 2012.
Download a registration form at
www.quiltportusa.com. Space is
limited and fills quickly so early sign up is strongly encouraged!
Spring Into Summer
Shop Hop 2013
“Spring Into Summer” this May 31st,
June 1st and 2nd when five of your favorite local quilt
shops host the hop of the season! Starting April 1st purchase your
passport for $7.50 at any participating shop and receive a special sign-up gift
while supplies last. More details to follow so mark your calendars for May 31st,
June 1st and 2nd 2013 and you’ll know exactly when it’s
time to “Spring Into Summer!”
Maine State Quilt Shop Hop 2013
Runs the whole month of April
Stay tuned for more information!
It’s worth the drive on 95!
Camp Sew & Sew
Our friend Susan Pennoyer, designer
for Common Thread Designs, and life-long sewer, has been hosting a group
of learning sewers Tuesday mornings, 9:30-12:30 in our classroom. The
group has a rolling enrollment and all levels of learners/stitchers are
welcome. You may work on any sewing
project of your choice. Help with all types of projects will be available.
To Sign up:
or email her at
or call Cotton Weeds 865-4600
for 8 weeks
Susan has rolling enrollment, if you can’t commit to 8 weeks, she'll work with your schedule, so grab a friend and join the fun!