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Mid-July Newsletter

Delphine's Quilt Shop, LC

“Piecing the past and the present into the heirlooms of tomorrow!"

114 N. Otsego Ave.Gaylord, MI  49735 - 989-732-1252 -
Store hours:  10 am to 6 pm Monday thru Saturday




There is so much happening this summer / fall, and much of it wasn't firmed up by the July Newsletter... so, Delphine's presents the Mid-July Newsletter...  

Alpenfest will be held this week starting on Tuesday the 11th.  All downtown shops are encouraged to have sales and discounts on Saturday, the 15th... but Delphine's will be offering Christmas fabric at 20% off all week!  Half yard cuts will be the minimum size required to get your discount!  With nearly 150 bolts of various colorways, I'm sure there's something here for everyone.

Join the Row by Row Adventure! Free Patterns for everyone plus fabric kits for purchase are available.  This year's theme is "On the Go" and we designed ours with a quilter's focus.

The Amazing Shop Hop Race is over but your chance to get CHARMS is not!  Delphine's has ordered more of all 6 charm designs, and is your place to purchase them; on-line or in the shop.  You can purchase just one, all 6, or anything in between.
Don't delay, we expect them to go fast.

A message from the Heart of the Pines Quilt Guild of Gaylord, MI

The guild will be holding a "membership drive" meeting at Delphine’s Quilt Shop on August 1st.  We would love to have those interested (or even just curious) stop in and see us.  We will be there from 1:00pm to 6:00pm.  There will be a small project for those who would like to participate, plus a give away.  We will be doing what we like to do best, showing our love of quilting, each in her own distinctive way.  If you have questions please contact Carole Singer at 248-755-8394 or .  Please plan on stopping by on August 1st at Delphine's and see what we are all about.

Looking forward to meeting many new people,
Carole Singer (president)

BEE Happy - Lori Holt Sew-Along

We are happy to say that the fabrics and trims for this program will be arriving soon.  Lori will start posting the patterns, for download, on August 28th, 2017.  We will be kitting the fabric and trim as required for the complete quilt top for the price of $125.99.  You can call the shop to sign up for one of these kits. 

All patterns will be posted on Lori's blogspot and you simply need  to download them or work off your screen.  Click on this link for more information: Bee_Happy



by Carol Hopkins

featuring the AMERICAN SWATCH BOOK collection by Judie Rothermel for Marcus Fabrics.

Delphine will be hosting get-togethers for those who would like to make this unique quilt top.  The blocks are 4" by 5" and fun to make.  We will meet for 12 months to make the 72 blocks and then set them together as called for in the pattern or your own variation.

The first get-together will be on Saturday, September the 16th from 10:30 am to Noon.  All get-togethers will be held on the 3rd Saturday for the year.  There is no fee to attend these get-together provided you purchase the Fat Quarter bundle for the program, the book and the pattern supplements (approx. 118.98) from Delphine's.  If you want to attend but want to use your own fabrics the fee will be $60.00 for all 12 get-togethers.

Finished Quilt Size 57" x 78"

Tokens of Thyme
Marcus Fabrics first WOOL COLLECTION BOM

Made with PRECUTS!!

Marcus is thrilled to introduce its first WOOL COLLECTION BOM program, "Tokens of Thyme", designed by Darci and Lacey Schipnewski, the mother-daughter team behind Pastthyme Patterns.

The cheery, colorful sampler style appliqué design is suitable for all skill levels and created with a single pack of (20) 10" x 10" WOOL PRECUTS! Marcus wool is a premium quality, rich and luscious, and designed to work beautifully for appliqué.

Seasonal appliqué motifs are worked on a cream wool background that is supported by a base cloth of craft felt, flannel or heavy sew-in interfacing like Timtex. This version is shown in a wooden frame, and the 6" x 6" blocks can also be displayed individually on wire racks, made into a calendar, incorporated into other quilt projects and more! The small block size and hand stitching make them the perfect take-along project. The instructions include diagrams for basic embroidery stitches, so they're beginner friendly, too.

The cost is $85.00 to participate and meetings will be held every third Saturday, starting September 16th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm for those who are new to working with wool or simply want to meet with like minded folks to create a lovely project.  Delphine will be the leader for this program.


Clubs At Delphine’s
There is no fee to attend our club meetings (even the coffee and tea are free).  You can bring your own lunch, or treat yourself to a lunch made at one of the restaurants within walking distance.
Just Sew With Us
Mondays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Whether you want to work by hand or by machine you are welcome.
The workroom is set up for 10 people and more seats can be added as needed.

Comfort Quilters
Thursday, July 13
This is a new group that meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  They work on lap quilts of no particular theme that are donated to veterans through the Otsego County Veterans Affairs Office.
All fabrics, patterns and battings are provided by Delphine’s and donations, or bring your own.
Quilts of Valor Club
Thursday, July 20
This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  They work on quilts that are donated to veterans and current servicemen, and so far, thirty-plus quilts have been given away!
All fabrics, patterns and battings are provided by Delphine’s and donations.



Prices are per month (shipping is extra) for the duration of the program.  No cancellations will be allowed. You must sign up using a credit card.   After the initial deposit, your card will not be charged until the fabric is shipped out to you each month.

Mystical Prism

Wing and a Prayer Designs for Timeless Treasures (starting in October)

Designed by Toni Steere and Jenny Foltz of Wing and a Prayer Design.

The 2017 Tonga Mystical Treat collection features twenty fabrics in a palette of deep blue to turquoise with purple accents. Resembling a kaleidoscope, the Mystical Prism quilt uses traditional piecing with unusual fabric color combinations. Points are easily made with Creative Grids rulers or the paper template included with the pattern.

Quilt size: 102” square (King size)

Join this 12 month program in October, for just $18.99 each month!