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Monday Minutes with Gael

Volume 1, No. 13

Mask Montage

Hand-made masks from local makers:

The Regal Find hand-made masks
Zip Dang hand-made masks
Unspooled hand-made masks
Modern Handcraft hand-made masks

Curbside Pick-Up and Telephone Customer Service

Monday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Order online 24/7

Please continue to use the website for ordering and choose Curbside Pick-Up in the delivery options when checking out.

USPS shipping and Email Customer Service are always available, too. Remember to create a Login when ordering online to earn points on purchases (full priced merchandise only – no points are earned on sale or promotional merchandise, classes or events).

How easy is it to use our website?

Friend & customer Barb sent us this compliment:
I just wanted to let you know how impressed I am by your website! I've never seen such a great setup for online ordering fabric, namely:
  • can order portions of a yard
  • can put fabrics on a design wall to see how they go together
  • can provide info on what I'd like you to do if there's not enough to fill my order
  • can search in a number of ways, or just ramble through the "aisles" like I would in person
  • when I put something in my cart (or not) and then return to the previous screen, I don't start back on page 1 of 17 if I was on page 5.
Thanks so much for your positive feedback, Barb! We welcome everyone’s suggestions and will work to make improvements for easier online shopping.

Thank you to all of you who continued to order for USPS delivery over the last month – we are grateful for your patronage.
Now, easier to shop with individual listings and photos of each color!
Moda Bella Solids at Blue Bar Quilts

SALE is still on and extended until May 31!

Update on sewing and using fabric face masks

Refer to our COVID-19 Mask FAQ for patterns, articles and information about mask making.
Read here

A Note on Classes

We are suspending all class and event registrations at this time. All classes for the rest of March and April have been cancelled. Please watch for updated information on whether classes for May and into the summer will be happening.

If you are registered for something and haven’t been contacted about a refund or credit please email or call the shop (608) 284-9299 and we will help you.

Tula Pink HomeMade Challenge!

The Tula Pink HomeMade Challenge is a juried and judged quilt challenge sponsored by FreeSpirit Fabrics and Aurifil.

What Is The Purpose?

The challenge encourages quilters to pay tribute to what drives the quilter/sewist/maker to create with their hands, through the creation of a 60” x 60” quilt featuring 80% of the new Tula Pink HomeMade fabrics and using Aurifil threads. The jury, including Tula Pink, will select 12 quilts that speak to the glory, attitude and beauty that comes from the privilege of saying “Hey, I made that.” The 12 selected quilts will have the chance to be part of the HomeMade Challenge exhibit at the Fall International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, TX in October 2020, and the opportunity to win over $10,000 in prizes!

How Does It Work?

Quilters can submit up to two pieces to their local US or Canada quilt shop. The quilt shop will then select one entrant/quilter to submit to the jury.

For complete contest rules, click here.

To view the online entry form and submit your entrant/quilter*, click here.
Entry deadline: All completed and signed entry forms and images must be sent to arrive no later than SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 to FreeSpirit Fabrics. (Note that this is a receive-by deadline.)
Tula Pink explains HomeMade designs


I am so thankful for your continued business. This international health crisis is going to be a rough patch for so many small businesses and that worries me for all of us in that boat. On the other hand, it has heartened me to see how local communities have rallied in support of their friends and neighbors. May we all remain united in the face of adversity and come through this healthy and happy.

Take care my friends!
-Gael 🐦

Store Hours:

Our physical shop is temporarily closed, but we are still processing online and phone orders for mail order via USPS and curbside pickup! 

You can shop anytime online, 24/7, or if you’d rather order by phone, we'll be here Monday-Saturday10am-3pm to take your call.


(608) 284-9299

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