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December 2020 Newsletter





 
343 Water Street, St. John's, NL A1C 1C2
info@eastcoastquiltco.com
(709) 237-3655
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"Oh, the weather outside if frightful, but the fabric at ECQco is so delightful"



Merry Stitch-mas everyone! No better way to spend the cold weather than making, giving and snuggling up under a quilt - ‘tis the season to appreciate the love, warmth and comfort they bring. Christmas quilts, aprons, masks, and so many more handmade presents - you all deserve a big pat on the back for bringing such fun & care into the holidays, especially when our traditions and celebrations plans have changed so drastically. 

We truly appreciate all the support you’ve shown us throughout this year. It was amazing to witness the rise of the sewists in a time of need. So thank you, thank you, thank you! 

We’re continuing to roll into the new year at full pace and have many exciting classes to offer we know you are going to LOVE. Please have a read through our December 2020 newsletter for some ECQco Christmas gift ideas, great deals, and the exciting class list! 



Hours of Operation:


Monday to Thursday: 10am to 8pm
Friday to Sunday: 10am to 6pm
 


* * * Holiday Hours: * * *

Christmas Eve: Closed
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Closed

December 27th - 30th: 10am to 8pm
New Years Eve: 10am to 3pm
New Years Day: Closed

We will resume normal business hours on January 2nd, 2021

www.eastcoastquiltco.com.

 

Wishing you all a Safe and Happy Holiday Season

- The ECQco Team


 

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337 Water Street

Quick, quick!
East Coast Quilt co Annex will be closing for the Christmas holidays on December 20th! Hurry in and scoop up some fabulous fabrics and bundles at amazing prices. 


Hours of Operation:

Thursday to Sunday 10 am to 6 pm


Shop Annex fabrics online 24/7 HERE!

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* * Staff Picks * *
Stocking Stuffers & Gifts

Need a hand picking out last minute gifts and stocking stuffers for that creative and crafty individual in your life? Have no fear, the East Coast Quilt co Team is here! Here are our top 5 picks of items which are all $35 and under! 


#1: 2021 KONA Desk/Wall Calendar



Live colorfully with Kona Cotton Solids filling your day all year long! This 17 page calendar includes 37 inspiring quilts with 25 free patterns as well as 12 stunning beauties from your favorite designers! A great gift for crafters, sewists, quilters and makers! $32.95 each.

Buy the Calendar HERE!


#2: Unicorn Gadgets and Tools!



Who wouldn't want a Unicorn Measuring Tape? Or Rainbow Unicorn Embroidery Scissors???These cute and adorable gadgets are perfect for that playful & creative person on your shopping list. Prices range from $3.25 - $20.95. 

Shop Unicorn themed sewing tools HERE!

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#3: Hook, Line, and Tinker Embroidery
Kits




These embroidery kits, designed by Atlantic Canadian company Hook, Line & Tinker, are perfect for any skill level and age! Each kit is complete with: pre-printed cotton, an embroidery hoop, embroidery needle, and required thread. At only $30 each, you can surely satisfying many creative people on your shopping list!

Shop Hook, Line & Tinker HERE!

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#4Printed T-Shirt

Fun T-shirts, locally printed by PinPoint Ink, reflecting our shared obsession, um... we mean interest. Yeah, interest...lets call it that. You know you're one of these of ALL of em! Sizes range from Small to 2XL and are only $27.95 each. 

 




Shop these Fun & Quirky T-shirts HERE!

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#5: The Gypsy Cutting Gizmo!


The faster, easier, safer way to cut chains! 
The Gizmo is the extra hand you always need when separating chain-pieced segments of your quilt tops. This unique tool dramatically reduces the time you spend separating segments, and does it safely without damaging your fabric or your fingers.

Add The Gypsy Cutting Gizmo to your cart HERE!
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* NEW ARRIVALS *

- - - Sue Spargo - Folk Art Embroidery & Quilting - - -

We've just received a huge shipment of Sue Spargo books, patterns, and notions! Spargo is known for dimensional layering and embroidery using brightly colored wool felt. Her books showcase step by step instructions on how to perfect this technique! Suitable for all levels including beginners and experienced stitchers.

Pair one of these books with our felted wool
and Valdani thread, and you're set!




Shop Sue Spargo HERE!

- - - Our Aurifil Thread has Expanded! - - -



We now carry all 270 colors of 100% Cotton Aurifil Thread in 50wt! Available in 200m and 1300m spools, this thread is extremely durable and is perfect for piecing, quilting & topstitching.

Now is the time to stock up on your thread stash!

Shop Aurifil HERE!


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Classes at East Coast Quilt co

- - - Blackwood Cardigan - - - 
*only 2 seats left!*



Saturday, December 5th
- 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sewing Level
: Advanced Beginner
Cost $60.00 

Join Lindsay Nichols in this fun workshop and learn to sew this comfy, stylish and sophisticated cardigan that will soon become your most reached for garment. This cardigan is a wardrobe staple for everyone's closet and can be worn with your favorite lounge pants, jeans or dressed up with dressy pants and a tank. 


Sign up for this class HERE!


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Kid's Grow-with-me Pants!




Saturday, December 5th -
10:00am - 5:00pm
Sewing Level
:
Confident Beginner
Cost $40.00 


In the first part of this workshop Lindsay takes you through the process of purchasing, downloading, printing & piecing your pattern. Then you'll be guided through the construction of adorable grow-with-me harem pants.  

The pattern comes with 3 different size options: 3 – 12 months, 12 months – 3 years and 3 years – 6 years; there are also 2 options in length (shorts or full length), 3 different pocket options and the option to add a faux drawstring. 
This pattern is easy enough for a confident beginner to complete, using either a sewing machine or serger. 

Sign up for this class HERE!


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6 Week Series:
Thursday Daytime from 1:00 - 3:30pm OR Evening from 7:00 to 9:30 pm 
SIX SESSIONS:
 January 14th, 21st, 28th, and February 4th, 11th, and 18th

Another popular class that books up quickly, taught by the talented Donna Mactavish, the series is a wonderful way to get started in your sewing adventures, taking you from complete amateur to confident beginner! Not only will you learn sewing machine basics, you will create various projects including a table runner, apron, tote bag, and a mask. 

This class fills up FAST! Secure your spot by clicking HERE!

No need to bring along a sewing machine,

one will be provided in this class!


Completed Level 1?? There's more to learn in Level 2!


- - - Learn to Sew Series - Level 2! - - -




6 Week Series:
Mondays: Daytime from 1:00 - 3:30 & Evenings from 7:00 - 9:30
January 11th, 18th, 25th, and February 1st, 8th, and 15th
Cost $165.00


Are you ready to level up!? This series class is for students who have completed the Learn to Sew or Quilt series, or have similar sewing experience! This Level 2 course explores sewing apparel, accessories, and home decor. Join Lindsay as you expand your sewing knowledge, terminology, and skill set.

For more information click HERE!


- - - Learn to Quilt Series - - - 

*Our most popular class*



6 Week Series:
Tuesday Daytime: 1:00 to 3:00pm 
SIX SESSIONS: January 12th, 19th, 26th, February 2nd, 9th, and 16th
Cost: $165.00

This very popular class, taught by the adventurous Kerri Ivany, is a wonderful way to get started in your quilting adventures. This series walks you through every aspect of quilting: Kerri will guide you through color theory, fabric selection, cutting & piecing, quilting, and binding your throw quilt! WOWZA! Basic machine sewing skills are needed; if you can sew a straight line you are good to go!

This class fills up very fast, so sign up HERE!


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Wednesday, January 13th: 
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Cost: $40.00

Join Donna Walsh in a 3-hour workshop to learn about basic serger usage:  threading the machine, threads to use, needles, + tips and tricks. 

Save your seat by signing up HERE!


- - - Jelly Roll Rug - - -
* Only 3 Seats left!*



1 class of 2 Sessions:
Sunday, January 17th: 10am to 1pm
&
Sunday, January 24th: 10am to 5pm

Cost: $70.00 or $55.00 if you already own the pattern

The Jelly Roll Rug Workshop is back! It has rolled its way out of this pandemic and is ready for you! Make it seasonal, make it fancy, pick your fabrics to match your home decor. We have the pattern, precut batting strip, and precut fabric in stock - or bring in your own

Pattern is required for this class; please purchase with your workshop fee if you do not already own it. 


Sign up HERE!

- - - Necessary Clutch Workshop - - - 
*Only 2 seats left!*


Saturday, January 23rd: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Cost :$80.00
Pattern, bag hardware, and stabilizers included

In this full day workshop, you will make the classic and spacious Necessary Clutch Wallet by Emmaline Bags. Suitable for a confident beginner, you will learn how to sew a zippered pocket, card slot holder, and how to install a magnetic snap. The pattern, stabilizers, and all bag hardware is included in the workshop fee; fabrics are extra. This class sells out fast! 


Click HERE to sign up now while you have the chance!

- - - Long Arm Certification Course - - - 

Available Dates & Times:

January 23rd: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
February 3rd: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Cost: $150.00

Taught by Debbie Northover, this 3 hour certification teaches the basics of quilting using a long arm machine. A hands-on class, you will practice freehand quilting as well as learn how to use a pantograph design. This is a required course for renting the long arm machine in our shop. 

3 Free Hours of Longarm Rental Time is included!



This fills up extremely fast, so make sure to give us a call or register online ASAP: 

https://www.eastcoastquiltco.com/module/class.htm?classId=321580


- - - Redwood Tote - - - 




Saturday, January 23rd: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cost: $40.00

Check out the latest from Noodlehead! A mid-sized crossbody tote with front zippered pocket, back slip pocket, zip top closure and reinforced base. This will be your go-to bag for everyday use! The handy short handles make for easy grabbing and the crossbody keeps you hands free! This bag is great for traveling and is perfect for keeping organized. You’ll love this tote!

Students will be required to purchase the PDF pattern at:
https://shop.noodle-head.com/products/redwood-tote-pdf-pattern


Sign up for this class HERE!



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1 class of 2 Sessions:
Saturday, January 23rd:
 10:00am - 5:00pm
&
Saturday, February 13th: 10:00am - 5:00pm


Cost: 
$83.00 or $55.00 if you already own the book

Unleash your creativity & make your own unique one-of-a-kind quilt using Maxine Rosenthal's One-Block Wonder Technique! Join Colleen McConnell (aka One-Block Wonder Woman!) in this 2-day workshop and learn how to transform a single fabric - yep, just one fabric - into a work of art! 

A WONDER-ful project to hone your accuracy in cutting & piecing!  An excellent follow-up to our Learn To Quilt series.


Secure your seat HERE!

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As mandated by the provincial government, masks are now required to be worn inside the shop. If you do not have one, we have disposable masks available at the front cash both in our Main Store and the Annex. We also have locally made, 100% cotton masks for sale in our shop! If you are unable to comfortably wear a mask please note that we offer curbside pickup daily. 

Free home delivery is available on purchases over $40 to the Metro area (St. John's, Torbay, Portugal Cove-St. Phillips, Paradise, and Mount Pearl) Deliveries are on Monday and Thursday after 4:30 pm. We offer FREE shipping on orders over $100 for the rest of the province & Canada! 


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If you are wondering why you are receiving this newsletter and how we got your email, it's because you have previously signed up at one of our stores, The Fabric Merchant or Sew Many Stitches, before we joined as East Coast Quilt co! We have now combined all our customer information under ECQco. However, if you would like to opt-out of the newsletter, we completely understand. Scroll down to the bottom of the email and click "unsubscribe". 


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East Coast Quilt co. 

(709)-237-3655

info@eastcoastquiltco.com



Did you Know...

According to our sources... East Coast Quilt co. is the largest independently owned and operated fabric store in Eastern Canada? We carry designer lines including Liberty, Tilda, Tula Pink, and Victoria Findlay Wolfe. We also carry ALL 375 available colors of KONA 100% Cotton! We have an amazing online store and we ship right across the Country! Orders of $100 qualify for free shipping. 


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