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It's starting to feel a little like fall with the cool mornings and leaves beginning to change.  The kids are starting to head to back to school.  September 8th is the first day of school for the girls, and I can't wait!

Lots of changes are happening at Sewlovelee.
Kyle headed off to the Fashion Institute of Technology the weekend of August 25th. 
Arrival Sewing Dorm
Kyle's mom, Dolly drops him off. His new sewing dorm!
Thankfully, we can still live vicariously through him; he's going to keep us updated on all of his exciting adventures in NYC with his blog:

Since Kyle is off living the life, we have some new helpers at Sewlovelee:
Cheryl used to help out at Material Girl in Burgess. Greta doubles as Buzzy the Clown when she is not sewing!
What do Cheryl and Greta have in common?  They both love fabric and are happy to be here! Come by and meet them when you get a chance.

So what else is happening in September?

Sept. 5th, 11 am Demo Day--the Ruler of the Month is the Creative Grids 120 Degree Ruler.  I'm having lots of fun with this one and can't wait to show you a few tricks with it.
Sept. 8th Back to School Sale 15% OFF everything to celebrate the beginning of the 2015/16 school year. (Did I tell you that I am counting the days?!)
Sept. 8th Last day for Row by Row kits and patterns.  The contest continues until October 31st and if you present a completed quilt with 8 rows, you can win a 25 fat quarter bundle.  You may purchase kits after Nov. 1st.  If you would like to be on a list to have a kit mailed to you at that time, please let me know.  Right now, there are 11 kits remaining.
Sept. 11th 12-4pm and Sept. 12th 10am-4pm Quilts of River Country Quilt Show at Gloucester Courthouse.  Come see the lovely quilts on display, the demonstrations, and arrange to have your quilt(s) appraised. $2 entrance fee.
September 15th Sit and Sew with chair massages by Stephanie Reeves of a Tyme for You. Please sign up in advance.
September 17th 6pm Sip and Sew
September 18th T-shirt Quilt Class

September 19th Heathsville Market
September 23rd Block of the Month
September 25th Barbara's Bags--Simple Tote Bag Class
September 30th Ruler of the Month Workshop

Looking forward
Sewlovelee's classroom will be moving across the parking lot to a larger, 1st floor space and should be ready for classes by the beginning of October!
October 2nd Chenille Rug Class
October 7th Paper Pieced Tree Class
October 14th-17th Sewlovelee's One Year Anniversary Event!
October 17th Fabric Photo Frame Class
taught by pattern designer Karen Lee Carter

New in the Shop
Storytellers Happy Campers
The first shipment of fabric for the Storytellers Block of the Month collection by Windham just arrived last week!  This is going to make a gorgeous quilt.  Let me know if you are interested in signing up.  Preregistration is required and the BOM will start in January 2016. Just is time for your fall outings--Happy Campers by Riley Blake. What to get for that special male someone in your life?  Make him a very masculine quilt with the new Menswear collection by Riley Blake.

5 for $5--Fall Colors

As usual, purchase 5 yards or more of any combination of these five fabrics and pay just $5 per yard!

Hope to see you soon!

Lee Taylor