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SEW BIZ 2010 March and April Newsletter

Wow! I think it's over! Winter, that is. I know that it is only mid-March and that we have had snow in early April in Indiana- let's just keep our fingers crossed that we won't see snow again until December! ☺
Congratulations to Barb Braggof Marion. Barb is the winner of the Key Tag Club $30.00 gift certificate. Over $1700 in FREE merchandise has been redeemed by Key Tag Club members over the last 4 months.
NOTICE! We are NOT phasing out the Key Tag Club. We have decided that the KEY TAG CLUB will continue on. If you are not a member, on your next visit to SEW BIZ, sign up and get started!
REMINDER: Supplies for our classes are to be purchased at SEW BIZ. In order to keep from increasing our class fees, it is important that the supplies for the classes be purchased here. Many shops charge double and more what our class fees are and we intend to keep our fees at the current rate; however, we need your support regarding supply purchases. Thank you !
Look over the class list, stop in to see the projects or view them on the internet at As always, call if you have questions. To avoid disappointment, register early. Many times supplies need to be purchased in advance of class and there may also be homework.
We have been working on our website. It is not complete; however, all of the classes for March and April are pictured on the Classes and Calendar page.
If you are receiving this newsletter by US Mail, that means that either you do not have an email address OR we do not have your email address. We understand that not everyone has email; however, if you do, please let us know by sending us an email. We are forced to keep our mailing expenses down and we are using email on a regular basis. We appreciate your business and ask that you help us in this effort. We do NOT want to leave anyone out, but if we can send the newsletter via email, it will greatly help us keep those expenses in line. If you have questions or comments regarding this, please call and I will be happy to discuss this with you. ...Donelle

ATTENTION! SEW BIZ is a drop off site for the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge. American Patchwork and Quilting is heading up this nation-wide effort to create 1 million pillowcases in an effort to create a difference in our communities. A pillowcase can provide comfort for a cancer patient, hope for a foster child, encouragement for a battered woman, or beauty for a nursing home resident. All pillowcases will stay in our area. If you would like to participate in this exciting event, make a standard sized pillowcase out of new fabrics and bring it in to SEW BIZ. For more information and pattern ideas, go to .

What's NEW!
Ellie's Emporium by Fine Lines
Illuminating Spring by Wilmington
Village Green by Thimbleberries
Noah's Journey by Henry Glass
Hot For Chocolate by Blue Hill Fabrics
Espresso Yourself by Wilmington Prints
Promises by Red Rooster Fabrics
Fleur Nouveau by Clothworks
Cottage Garden by Clothworks
Sweet Liberty by P and B Fabrics
Butterfly Garden by Moda
Whimsey by Moda
Little Quilts2 May Flowers by The Wooden Bear
Little Quilts2 April Bunny by The Wooden Bear
Cherry Blossoms by Fig Tree Threads
Snow Sparkle by Laundry Basket Quilts
Shams With Style by Anka's Treasures
Stars and Stripes by Bloomin' Minds
Summer Thyme by This and That
Runners Etc. by Gathering Friends
Civil War Love Letter Quilt by Rosemary Youngs
Civil War Diary Quilt by Rosemary Youngs
Big Block Table Runner by The Quilt Company
Simply a Pleasure by Tiger Lily Press
Calendar Table Runners by The Little Quilt Company
Other NEW items
Dual Angle Quick Easy Mitered Binding Tool
For those of you that have purchased the Original Quick Easy Mitered Binding Tool, this is the newest with angles for the Hexagon and Octagon shaped projects! This opens up a whole new opportunity to complete patterns without having to apply add-on binding. Stop in today for your demonstration of any of our Quick Easy Tools.
Creative Grids
60 Triangle Strip Ruler
45 Trapezoid Strip Ruler
3 1/2" x 12" Ruler
June Tailor Products
A Girl's Best Friend Ruler




On “A Wing and a Prayer” and a “shoestring”, I opened the doors of SEW BIZ on June 20, 1983.  

After 35 years, in February of 2018, I CLOSED the Retail Store.  We are now continuing to add items to our Online Store and we will be keeping you informed of NEWS regarding sewing and quilting through our FaceBook Page and our Email Blasts.