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It’s Not Friday Yet

Most folks are already planning for their Friday and upcoming weekend while many are actually planning ahead a week for their shopping route on Black Friday!

The Quilt Rambler studio is not a quilt shop – I operate out of my home and have to explain this a lot to callers who have found me on Yelp or Google – these companies don’t have a category that fits “traveling quilt teacher” or “pattern designer” or “quilt classes”. Sigh. I can remember once a man showing up at my doorstep saying he’d tried to call (I don’t answer numbers I don’t know) and thought he’d just come over as he wanted a pair of dress pants hemmed. Ah, no, I don’t do alterations either, thank you Yelp!

But! I do have merchandise – items I take with me when I travel to do lectures and workshops – my “pop up shop“. That said, I’ve decided to “open shop” for my local peeps on Small Business Saturday – a day devoted to shopping local.

All merchandise will be on sale, some up to 25% off, patterns, notions, tools, even my collection of Island Batik precut strips and squares. The sale is limited to first come first serve. Which translates to no early sales, no mail-order, and no rainchecks.

So why am I blogging about this as 95% of you don’t live nearby? To give you a heads up that I am also planning a Cyper Monday sale….so stay tuned for the announcement for that one day event with a little surprise added to those who open and read the blog that day!

In the meantime, here’s a copy of the interior of the brochure I passed out at Fall Market showing all my current patterns (Simply Celebrate is due out the first of the year, Enchanted Stars & Celestial Borealis Twilight are now available) as well as a brief description of the events I offer. The Onboard Quilting Excursion! cruise you probably know about – there’s still spots available, and the in studio Land Locked Quilting Cruise events will have a schedule published soon. I’m in the process of confirming contracts with guilds and shops for the upcoming year, and have a couple of months open. If your guild would like to have me as a speaker and teacher just send them the link to my website please.

Local peeps – looking forward to seeing you next Saturday, 11/30 at 9AM for Small Business Saturday!

Check out my upcoming workshop at TEO’s Treasures!

Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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2 thoughts on “It’s Not Friday Yet”

  1. Something is showing up weird at the top of your blog…a bunch of computer lingo and then there is the popup that will go away when I click the “X” but every time I scroll down to continue reading your blog, it returns. Not sure what’s going on. Love the idea of your shopping days, for both near and far.

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