JaM Patch News ---- Exciting Announcements


Hi to all our firends,

We sure had fun seeing all of you at the Holiday Open House and it looked like you had fun with your red tickets for your discount.  We hope that your projects for gifts is done or near done.  Margy and I are pretty much finished or rather we have declared ourselves done.  Okay, we know you are all busy but we do have some announcements that you will want to know about.
Announcements


1.  It is offical Jane Sassaman is coming to the Jam Patch for a three day seminar on February 7th, 8th and 9th (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.)  If you are unfamiliar with this fabulous designer and teacher here is a her website and take a look.  www.janesassaman.com   Also check out her blog which is great.  sassaman.blogspot.com/  The information about this seminar is included at the end of this Newsletter.  Great Christmas Gift.  There are only 12 spaces left; so don't delay. 

2.  The Pokey Challenge turn-in date has been extended to January 15th.  Here is link to get your copy of the drawing, Pokey, and the rules. 
www.jampatch.com/news-flashes.htm  Scroll after Jane Sassaman and the Beach Walk info and there be Pokey.  We have some lovely ones already turned in. 

3.  Remember the JaM Patch will be closed beginning Friday, December 24th and will reopen on Monday, December 27th.  We will also be closed starting on December 31st and reopen on January 3rd. Yeah, two three-day weekends.

4.  We have also included at the end of this Newsletter the new class schedule.  We will be happy to show you the classes when you visit the store as well.  

Again, may we wish you a wonderful Christmas and may you have a great time no matter where your paths take you.  We will be spending our time with family and friends and we wish you the same.  Merry Christmas!!!

Our best to you and yours,
Joey and Margy
The JaM Patch
932 SE Central Parkway
Stuart, FL 34994
(772)283-9889
www.jampatch.com
We are also on FACEBOOK, so look us up.

 


 
Jane Sassaman Play Daze at the JaM Patch

 
 
February 7 and 8, 2011:PATTERN PLAY (2 day class) Mon&Tues:9am–4pm 
 
February 9, 2011:MACHINE APPLIQUE(1 day class) Wed 8am – 3pm*
*Early start because of departure time               
Photos of samples at www.janesassaman.com/workshops

 
PATTERN PLAY
Length - a two day workshop; LEVEL - Beginning to advance                 
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION - This workshop will explore many classic and nontraditional ways of applying pattern.   We will examine historic ornament and decorative design throughout the course.  We will do several design exercises on paper that will evolve onto a unique fiber project.
This course strives to stimulate new ways to add energy and excitement to your work with surface decoration.  It will also supply you with a collection of unique designs to apply to your surface design or fiber art.

 
 MACHINE APPLIQUÉ
One day class; LEVEL - Beginning to intermediate
               Sewing machine needed (at least a few of decorative stitches)
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION - This workshop will focus on rich surface design as students learn techniques of precision machine appliqué.  Students will be exposed to organic shapes in other mediums (Art Nouveau, etc.) and will be challenged to apply these shapes to their textile compositions. Each student will experiment with several appliqué and decorative embroidery options.
3 day class fee: $260     
2 day class fee (Feb 7 and 8): $190          1 day class fee (Feb 9): $95

 
Spaces are held for complete 3-day workshops with full payment before Jan 15th.   Prior to Jan. 15th only 3- day workshop reservations will be accepted with full payment. It is on a first come, first serve basis.  You can only hold a place with payemnt in full.  1 and 2 day spaces will be filled after Jan 15th if available. A waiting list is being done. Let us know if you are interested.
 
Jane Sassaman Workshop   Feb 7,8 and 9
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2011 JaM Patch
Schedule of Events
 
January 2011
4 Tues             10 – 2 Crazy Quilting Sew-a-long with Joey and Margy $25.00 includes your pattern
5 Wed             9 – 12 Bread and Butter Society with Margy “Spicy Popovers” $10.00 includes your pattern
                        5:30 – 8 Beginning Patchwork II with Jackie $50 (1/3)
8 Sat                9 – 12 Bread and Butter Society with Margy “Spicy Popovers” $10.00 includes your pattern
                        12:30 – 4 Beach Walk with Margy, FREE with kit purchase at JaM or $10/class
10 Mon            10 – 12 Charmed Life with Margy, FREE with kit purchase at JaM or $10/class
11 Tues            9 – 12 Baltimore Christmas  with Joey, FREE with kit purchased at JaM or $10/class
12 Wed            9 – 3 Woven Table Runner  with Kim Ewing $35 includes your pattern
5:30 – 8 Beginning Patchwork II  with Jackie (2/3)
14th and 15th  3rd Annual Minnesota Road Show – demos, displays and MORE
17 Mon            9 – 3  Stack and Whack with Kim Ewing $35 includes pattern and simple square method
18 Tues            10 - 3:30 Garden Rows with Joey $20
19 Wed            5:30 – 8 Beginning Patchwork II  with Jackie (3/3)
20 Thur            Rulers, Rulers and Rulers – demo with Marsha of Checkers Dist
22 Sat              10 – 3:30 Crazy Hearts with Joey $20
24 Mon            10 – 2 Beginning Fusible Applique with Margy (Snowman or Heart) $20
25 Tues            9 – 12 Baltimore Christmas with Joey
26 Wed            12:30 – 4 Beach Walk
27 Thur            9 – 3:30 Faces, Faces, Faces with Natalie $55 includes pattern for face
28th and 29th    Celebrate 5 year Anniversary of the JAM PATCH
31Mon            1 – 4 Stark Raven Mad with Margy $30 (1/2)
 
FEBRUARY 2011
1 Tues              10 – 2 Crazy Quilting Sew-a-long with Joey and Margy $25
2 Wed              9 – 3 Duffle Bag with Kim Ewing $35 includes pattern
4 Fri                 9 -12 Whimsical Garden with Margy (1/3) $35
5 Sat                9 – 12 Farm Fresh (1/4) $40
7th, 8th and 9th JANE SASSAMAN Seminars Three day seminar $260
12 Sat              12:30 – 4 Beach Walk with Margy
14 Mon            9 – 12 Charmed Life with Margy
                        1 – 4  Stark Raven Mad with Margy (2/2)
15 Tues            9 – 12 Baltimore Christmas  with Joey
16 Wed            9 – 12 Bread and Butter Society with Joey “Yule Logs”
18 Fri               9 – 12 Whimsical Garden with Margy (2/3)
19 Sat              9 – 12 Bread and Butter Society with Joey “Yule Logs”
21 Mon            10 – 2 Beginning Fusible Applique with Margy $20 (rabbit)
23 Wed            12:30 – 4 Beach Walk with Margy
26 Sat              9 – 12 Farm Fresh with Margy (2/4)
 
MARCH 2011
4 Fri                 9 – 12 Whimsical Garden with Margy (3/3)
8 Tues              9 – 12 Baltimore Christmas with Joey
12 Sat              9 – 12 Farm Fresh with Margy (3/4)
12:30 – 4 Beach Walk with Margy
14 Mon            9 – 12 Charmed Life – settings with Margy
19 Sat              9 – 12 Farm Fresh with Margy (4/4)
21 Mon            10 – 2 Beginning Fusible Applique with Margy $20
23 Wed            12:30 – 4 Beach Walk  with Margy