Farmhouse Newsletter

Happy Easter!!


What a difference a month makes……….no snow and now SUNSHINE!! Sorry this newsletter is a little late but I have been busy this week with home stuff. Time to get the yards under control, the spring housecleaning done and the fence washed. Always a lot to do around here with the shop and the farm.


The April Jabez Retreat is coming up. Would you like to go with us? It is April 23, 24, and 25th.  The price is well worth the food, accommodations and the fellowship with other quilters. If you would like info about it, just email me.


Classes/Fun Times for April:  (email  me to be put on list for a specific Class and receive supply list)


3rd ,  Friday, Sewing Day, 10-4.  Come and sew with us.


4th , Saturday, Mountain Laurel Quilters Club at Extension Office. 10 a.m.


10th, Friday Sewing Day 10-4. Come and sew with us.


11th,  Saturday, T-shirt Class with Debbie 10 a.m. Bring your own lunch.


14th, Tuesday, Farmhouse Friends, 10-3, Come down today and make blankets/quilts for kids in need.  We appreciate all help. If you don’t want to sew, you can help in other ways. There is always something to do and good food too. Potluck.


17th, Friday Sewing Day 10-4. Come and sew with us.


18th , Saturday Confetti Mystery Quilt with Paula 10-3. If you missed this class from 2013 come and make it now. $10 and bring your own lunch.

21st, Tuesday, Trip Around the World with Debbie.  $10.00, 10-3.      Bring your own lunch.  Msg. for supply list.

23rd, 24th, 25th, Thurs, Fri, and Sat. Farmhouse will be closed and we will be sewing at the Spring Jabez Retreat!


28th, Tuesday, Wool and Embroidery Club, we are starting a  working day on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Come down and visit with Patty, Judy and Carol Ann, Leona and Paula and see the wool projects they are working on. This will be the 2nd  meeting. 10-4.


Coming in JUNE…..Judy Foister will be teach Beginning Sewing Machine Quilting. This class will be the basics of how you prepare a top for quilting, how to use your sewing machine for quilting, thread and needle to use and all the basics to get your started. The class will be Saturday, June 13th starting at 10 am. Fee is $25.00 and is non-refundable unless Judy has an emergency with her mother. Class is limited to 10. In order to reserve your spot in the 10, it is first come to reserve and pay to get your name of the list.    


Please email me if you are interested in any of the classes above! You are invited to Sit and Sew any day we are open except Farmhouse Friends Day.


Farmhouse Hours for Summer

Tuesday 10-4, Friday 10-4, we are closed on Saturday unless we have a class scheduled. I will open on Saturday for a group by request and you need to call a few days ahead


We continue to do the $20 Gift Certificate each month

Certificate must be used within 30 days

Our Feb/Mar winner is SHERYL BOWLING


Quilting Folklore

The Marriage Quilt had to be made by the bride to ensure a happy and prosperous marriage.


Always take time for yourself and do what you Love.


Paula Philpot

Paula's Quilting Pantry