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2015 Girl Clubs you can join:

Our “Girl Clubs” are fun to belong to because they are a way of gifting yourself with a unique new and exciting handwork project that most people don’t have.   It will most likely pertain to the upcoming season or holiday.   We try to keep our projects exclusive and partner  with our favorite designers so you know you will have something that is one of a kind.

You may think that some projects seem high priced but when you think of a designer only designing for at the most 200 people she has to be paid for her time and coming up with an exclusive design that only her club members are offered.  Please Remember! Projects are not returnable and when you make a club commitment it is for a year.   You must call us if you decide not to continue for the next year. 

I hope you will find your new clubs very enjoyable and if you have not tried one I hope you will give us a call 608-588-2510.

For anyone joining clubs please read carefully:

It is your responsibility to call us if you change your credit card number or have had it compromised or have a new address.  Please , if we call you once, call us back to let us know if you have any changes or wish to be taken off the club. We do not want to make call after call and never hear from you. If we have to call you more than twice and not hear from you, you will be taken out of the club.  I’m sure you can understand that this can become a problem for us and we must figure out when enough is enough. Thank you for being mindful.

The Staff

2015 “PRIM SISTERS

Our new Club will begin in January/February 2015  This club will ship 4 times a year so you will get 2 projects from each of the club designers.  This is  exactly how we keep a club fresh and exciting and members hTP Tag 1appy.

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from “Threadwork Primitives”.  

Here is a look at Nan’s first project for 2015.  Shipment is expected by mid February as we are waiting on linen.

 

Nan is a great finisher something we all want and need guidance on so knowing this you know you are going to learn valuable lessons in that area.  She will bring fresh ideas and add a great Prim influence this club is all about.  Nan is from Philadelphia, PA.

 

Linda Thraen was a new face to our club members in 2013 and she has not disappointed any of us.  Her company is called:  “The Pinkeep”. We all had the great pleasure of actually meeting her as she attended our Bo005xwood & Berries Gathering in 2013 and this past fall and she was  a g004uest designer at out Boxwood & Berries Gathering  sharing the teaching responsibilities with Maggie Bonanomi .

Our last design for this year comes from “The PinKeep” and it will be shipping in mid December. 

I know you will love putting this one together it is a “1872 Thread Keep and Pinkeep” stitched on 30 count Weeks Straw with overdyed threads, wool, fabric, rings and ribbon all included

The 2014 year has been a very fun year with samplers and many other great projects and now we are all looking forward to 2015.  thank you for being a part of our clubs.

 

2015 Nickel & Dime Girl Club

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Selma Bennett is another Shop Girl that is into designing  she loves this club and the challenges of figuring out something special for her club members.  New this year is we will be adding dime cuts to the kits.  We always are into switching things up to keep them fresh.  
Selma has taught quilting and can just look at a pattern and see the infinite possibilities a design offers and she is always playing with the 5″ square idea but now we are adding a 10″ square.  The one thing she is always stressing to me is that you don’t waste a square you use it all and that is a big plus to this club. 
This is “Rosebud” her first club project for 2015, it is a wonderful table topper.  It ships complete with the pattern for $54.00.

 

 

 2015 Stacy Nash Primitives Handwork Club

2015 club begins in Mid January – this is a quarterly club and we have openings

 

  I bet you can’t wait to start stitching again, the holidays always seem to get in our way.  We just received Stacy’s fir007st project for the year.  It is heart related but does not scream Valentine, the kits come complete with a small  old looking red check fabric for backing.  We have room in this club to take on new members so this would be a great way to get started in this amazing and fun Girl Club.    The cost of this kit is $40.00.  If you are interested in joining our 2015 Club please give us a call.004

The last auto ship for Stacy’s 2014 Girl Club is called “Sleighbells Pinkeep and Ornament”.  This is a great holiday stitchery and I know you are going to love getting this ready for your holiday tree.  We have a few extra of this and non members can purchase this exclusive for an extra ten dollar fee. 

Stacy’s club debuted in 2009 and oh my goodness we can not believe the response we have had because to date this is our most popular girl club.  We have over 250 members. Now that is what I call girl power!  Thank you all for your confidence in us and Stacy’s wonderful primitive designs. This is Stacy’s newest offering for 2013.  We have almost got all of our club members kits shipped but we are still taking new members in her club.  We hope you love this club and decide to be a part of it. 

Your club project will ship every 3 months. Each design is an exclusive and will never be offered again to anyone but a club member.  The kit cost is $40.00 and includes everything you need to complete the design.
You will be charged shipping in the USA the priority mail cost is $6.75 and out of the country charges range from $12.95 – $23.95 depending on where you are located. You can request first class if you are comfortable with that option for a lesser charge and for our out of the country orders it makes a big difference.  We are happy to have a great many out of the country members.

If you are not familiar with Stacy’s primitive patterns we have a great on line selection you might want to get acquainted with.

Be sure to check out the details under the events tab for our  first Annual “Stacy Nash Stitch Camp” coming in July 2014.

2015 Maggie Girl Club Information
The good news is we have been able to grow Maggie’s club numbers to 100 this past year.  Right now we are full but don’t hesitate to get added to the wait list everyone’s circumstances are subject to change.

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You will get 4 designs a year but Maggie’s book commitments with the Kansas Cit Star keeps her pretty crazy these days  Remember the designs you will get are exclusive for at least 6 months, sometimes a year and sometimes you will never see them again so this makes the club concept is inviting to all of us little Maggie monsters.  Maggie’s designs incorporate special hand-dyed wools, vintage ticking and homespun, ribbons, unusual velvets and other unique embellishments.  Maggie loves vintage papers and how unique they can be when used in her designs. You can expect an array of projects ranging in price from $70.00 to $100.00.  this is our first club project for 2015 it is called “Live Each Season”.  I hope you love it and Maggie has made suggestions for different placement as well.  The cost of this project if $86.00.

 

New 2013- 2014 Loose Feathers Club by Blackbird Designs

 

This year our club will be a little different, I love to see our favorite girls mix things up and keep things new and fresh for our club members.  The new club will be a series of 12 samplers and nothing will be the same size or go the same direction.  Alma says the first project will be done on 30 count Abecedarian linen and use Gentle Arts threads.   I think you may end up using at least one other linen color over the course of the year but that info was a bit sketchy.   Each sampler will be framed the same but will fit together so it makes a collage of images and stitches that record your families genealogy .  You can probably already visualize the space you will use, it could be over your bed, above the fireplace or maybe a wall that has been crying for something you can’t quite put your finger on, I even love to use a stairway.
Alma says the Loose Feathers Collections highlight the reason her and Barb love samplers.  Each will have an alphabet, some favorite motifs and be dedicated to a member of their family.  This could be your way of preserving your genealogy and a marking sampler of sorts to record important people you don’t want forgotten.  It is a wonderful concept and I feel like you will all love the projects.
The single blackbird to on the top left will be the first sampler to ship in July.