JaM Patch News - Celebrate National Quilting Day

Hi to all,

Well, the last quilt show of the season has been completed and we have all the remaining merchandise placed on the shelves again. A big sigh of relief has been issued. We love going and seeing all our friends, but it is the carting of the treasures that kills us. We do wish to thank Lisa and her group from Once Upon A Quilt for a job well done. We had a good show and we enjoy the comments we heard from so many of you regarding our Newsletter. We enjoy writing it and sharing our enthusiasm with you regarding quilting, fabric, and our shop. Many said it was like you were here; we are happy to hear that from you. We wish you all could be here and enjoy the creativity of all of our customers. We are lucky.

This week has started out with a bang of some great classes and seeing lots of completed projects. Yesterday many people came in to find binding for a DONE project. We are pleased to see so many of you completing projects like the lady that knew her project was older than 30 years old as she began it when her son was young. But we are happy to say she was choosing an inner border and it would be DONE. Yeah for her and for all you who are digging into those stashes and finding treasures. The rest of the week is in preparation for Saturday when the JaM Patch will be celebrating late National Quilting Day (I have heard there will be CAKE). We were in Ft Lauderdale on the 20th so we decided to celebrate this Saturday, March 27th. The day will begin at 9:30am with the Saturday Sampler Presentation and at 11am till 4pm we will be making pillowcases. We have completed 454 pillowcases and we are headed to our goal of as many as we can possibly make. We have given them to United for Families, Pink Tie Friends, Safe Space and we are working now with the Council on Aging in Martin and St Lucie counties. If you wish to donate fabric bring fabric cut in the following sizes: for the body 26-1/2" x 41" and the top sleeve 10" x 41". There are wonderful new patterns on the website. Here is a link:www.allpeoplequilt.com/millionpillowcases/freepatterns/

Here is the crew from January, come and join us for a fun filled day!!!!!!!! We had a great time in January.

Upcoming classes not to miss:

Friday, March 26th- 9 - 3 Woven table Runner with Kim Ewing. $35

Friday, April 2nd- 10 - 3 Mini Miranda bag with Marlina $35

Monday, April 12th- 9 - 3 Quilted Duffle Bag with Kim Ewing $40

A complete class schedule follows this newsletter. It has classes for March, April and May. Remember 3 to friends can set up their own class. Just write and we will help you as much as we can to get a class together that you would enjoy.

New fabrics are still arriving with "Hunky Dory" from Moda and "Frolic" by Sandy Gervais from Moda. Here are some pictures of it and patterns we are suggesting to use.


Other fabrics that have arrived in the past few days are a bright yellow, white and black collection "Eclipse" from Excluviely Quilters. Did we mention we had gotten in the early releases of the Moda 2010 Christmas lines? You can get a jump start with the jelly rolls, charm packs and layer cakes. The supply is very limited and the yardage will not be available till the summer. When we think they can't get better they do!!

Have a great week and see you soon!

Joey and Margy
The JaM Patch
932 SE Central Parkway
Stuart, Florida 34994
Schedule of classes and events:
*bold, italic are NEW, new Events or one day classes listed
26 Fri 9 - 3 Woven Tablerunner with Kim Ewing $35
27 Sat 9:30 Saturday Sampler
29 Mon 1 Saturday Sampler repeated
30 Tues 1 - 4 Americana Modern (5 of 8)

2 Fri 10 - 3 Mini Miranda Bag with Marlina $35
3 Sat Spring Celebration, Eggspecials
5 Mon 9 - 12 Civil War Tribute
1 - 4 Skinny Carrot with Jeri $25
6 Tues 1 - 4 Americana Modern (6 of 8)
7 Wed 5:30pm - 8pm Beginning Patchwork with Jackie (1 of 3)
10 Sat 9:30 PMS
12 Mon 9 - 3 Duffle Bag with Kim Ewing $40 includes pattern
14 Wed 9 - 12 PMS repeated
5:30pm - 8pm Beginning Patchwork (2 of 3)
16 Fri 10 - 2 Thimbleberries Club
17 Sat 10 - 2 Thimbleberries Club
20 Tues 1 - 4 Americana Modern (7 of 8)
21 Wed 5:30pm - 8pm Beginning Patchwork (3 of 3)
24 Sat 9:30 Saturday Sampler
26 Mon 1 Saturday Sampler repeated
27 Tues 9 - 3 Sweet Shop with Jeri $25 includes pattern


JaM Patch begins closing at 2 PM on Saturdays. Hours 10am - 2pm

May 1 Sat 9:30 Patch's Monthly Sampler
May 3 Mon 9 - 12 Civil War
1 - 4 Skinny Birdhouse
May 4 Tues Americana Modern (8 of 8)
May 5 Wed 9 - PMS
May 6 Thurs 10 - 3 Sunshine and Shadow (1 of 2) with Marlena $45
May 7 Fri 10 - 2 Thimbleberries Club
May 8 Sat 10 - 2 Thimbleberries Club
May 11 Tues 10 - 3 Cheese and Crackers (1 of 2) with Marlena $45
May 13 Thur 10 - 3 Sunshine and Shadow (2 of 2)
May 15 Sat 9:30 Saturday Sampler
May 17 Mon 1 Saturday Sampler repeat
May 18 Tues 10 - 3 Cheese and Crackers (2 of 2)
May 25 Tues 9 - 3 Sweet Shop Stash Class
May 29 Sat Green Charm Holder Day

Remember the JaM Patch beginning in May will close at 2pm on Saturday. Hours will be Monday - Friday 10 - 4 and Saturday 10 - 2.