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August 23, 2014

Here's what's happening at Prairie Points this week:

Annual School House Event
Saturday, August 30, 2014
9am - 4pm at the EP!C building in Peoria*
*The physical address for EP!C is 1913 Townline Rd, Peoria, IL 61615. - there is road construction going on, so access to EP!C is only via northbound on University.  Leaving EP!C access is only westbound on Townline Road to Allen Rd.  Access to Rt 6 and points south are easy from Allen. *
No need to bring anything - we provide it all, including your great lunch and bottled water all day! Your spot is reserved with your payment of $50 which includes EVERYTHING!!!Sign up and come join the fun!!!
*Please click here for a list of classes and descriptions.*
P.S.  Denise and Georjean are at the owners' retreat at MSQC with Jenny Doan right now - and they'll be back with lots of new stuff to show you at School House!!!

September Make-It-Take-It-
Saturday, September 20th at 10am or 2pm

Claudette will show you how to make this adorable little thread catcher. All you have to do is register and be there - we supply everything - including the machines!  Kit fee is $4.  Please call shop to reserve your spot.

August Back to School Events from Husqvarna Viking
Special Financing on Opal and Sapphire Machines until Aug. 31

$400 Rebate on the Ruby deLuxe until Aug. 27

Come in for details today!

You can pre-order a brand new Designer Ruby Royale -before any of us ever see it!  For a $500 deposit before Sept. 8, you get a very special offer from Viking.  Click here to see more. 

Also look for Husqvarna Viking's Facebook contest.  You can win a Designer Ruby Royale before its debut at Convention!

Just a reminder - all of our New Owner's Classes are FREE!!! They are open to anyone who has purchased a machine of any model from us, regardless of how long ago that purchase was. (We know how busy life can be and how hard it is to remember EVERYTHING!)   The class descriptions are listed when you click on the class - and if you're not sure about whether your machine fits a certain class, just ask! 
We do ask that you register for these classes in advance.  If we don't have at least 2 registered, we will have to reschedule the class.  However, we will be teaching all 4 of the classes several dates and different times every month, so there is sure to be another one scheduled soon.

New fabric lines this week - "Elementary" by Sweet Water for Moda,  "Hot Little Dish" and "Snuggle Buddies"  from Quilting Treasures, and "Aunt Grace Miniatures" from Marcus Brothers .   See more here!

This week's special is Claudie Cremer's choice of
15% off
all in-stock THREADS

       Applies to in-stock products only.  Valid August 25 thru August 30, 2014

   CLASSES for August 24 - August 30, 2014

Saturday, August 23- No classes
Sunday, August 24 - Sunday Sew-In with Jan - 10am
Monday, August 25 - Learn to Quilt 102 - 1pm
                                 Learn to Quilt 102 - 6pm

Tuesday, August 26- No Classes
Wednesday, August 27 - New Owner's Class #3 - 2:30pm
                                         New Owner's Class #4 - 6pm

Thursday, August 28 - New Owner's Class #4 - 10am
Night Sky -5pm
Friday, August 29- No Classes
Saturday, August 30 - School House Event - 9am
Sunday, August 31 - No Classes

Click on the class name above to take you to the description and details of each class.  You can also call the shop or contact your instructor.  As always, our complete calendar is on our website here.  Thanks!

Here are a couple of important dates that you will want to remember:

 Gems of the Prairie Quilt Show is coming up - at the Civic Center in Peoria on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. We will have a booth there, so come say hello!!!
Here's a link to the Gem's Show for more info.

Shop Hop time will soon be here!  Oct. 10, 11, 17  and 18th. 
Click on this LINK to see a copy of the Shop Hop 2014 flyer.
The theme this year is "Quilting and Quisine" so it will be food-based.  Doesn't get any better than that!  Tickets are still $5, and the deadline to order shirts is fast approaching.

 Have you visited our website lately?  View our classes and events calendar, see our customer gallery, new fabrics, free pattern of the month, our adoption corner and much more!  Don't forget to visit our FaceBook page too.  We'd love for you to post any comments or photos of your latest projects for us to enjoy! 

Here are direct links for you:    Prairie Points website
                                               Prairie Points Face Book Page

Hope to see you soon!
Denise and the Prairie Points staff

Prairie Points
8851 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, Illinois  61615
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