March Newsletter

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Every Thread Counts

Upcoming Dates

Second Saturday:
March 11th

Upcoming Classes:
Beginners-- April 11

Upcoming Sale:
March 24-25

Upcoming Guild Meeting:
May 20th

Upcoming Shows:
March 10-12, 2017--Gems of the Ocean Art Quilt Show Fiber Art Sale
March 17-19, 2017--All Quilts Wild and Wonderful
March 17-18, 2017--Every Quilt Tells a Story
March 17-18, 2017--Airing of the Quilts
April 6-8, 2017--Clark County Quilters 42nd Annual Quilt Show
May 12-13, 2017--Northwest Quilters 43rd Annual Quilt Show


Happy March!

Who else is glad that this winter is almost over? The snow is melting and flowers are starting to bud, we can't wait for spring!

Because this winter has been particularly hard on us, we will be holding a "Keep Us in Business" sale on Friday, March 24th thru Saturday, March 25th. (Details below)

What's New
Upcoming Sale
Friday March 24th-Saturday March 25th

20% off regularly priced fabric

Buy one regularly priced pattern get one 50% off
10% off notions
35% off books
Fabrics already on sale remain as priced

**Enter your name into our drawing for your chance to win a $20 gift card to ETC (one name per person/purchase; purchase is necessary to enter). The winner will be contacted and announced the following Tuesday, the 28th.**

Upcoming Classes
101: Discover Quilting
Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Six plus hours covering the basics of quilting. Choosing fabrics, rotary cutting techniques, 1/4" seams machine piecing, strip sewing, half-square and quarter-square triangles, pressing and more will be covered. I'll also demonstrate layering, simple machine quilting techniques and the binding process.  A good start for beginners and those that skipped over beginning.

Class project is a 38"x16" tablerunner.

Sign Up
Second Saturday
We will be beginning our new round of Second Saturday March 11th. Join us to learn what is new in the store and bring in your completed block for a chance to win a free give-away. And we always encourage show and tell so if you are working on anything bring it in! If you have yet to choose a block, here are your choices:
Sign Up
Upcoming Guild Meeting

May 20, 2017 

Judy Livingston, presenter: Using the Right Side of the Brain
Workshop: TBA
Location: TBA

Join the Guild

Local Long Arm Quilters

Jan's Quilts

Janine Scott


503-701-1155 (cell)

Quilting By The Fence

Tomme Fent




Marcia Kendall


Contact Us
Every Thread Counts
514 State Street
Hood River, OR

Regular Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Summer Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm
(Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
 * Closed Sunday

Local Services

Marcia Kendall

Zippers, Hems, Buttons, Repairs


Beverly Carpenter

Embroidery, Sewing, Alterations


Edge Pro

Scissor and Knife Sharpening

Drop off and pick up Wednesdays at ETC

8" and smaller scissors and shears- $15

Knives $1 per inch

Timeless Thread Design

by Geneva Ruth Dawson

One-of-a-kind Memory Quilts


Lou McCarty



Carol Keightly

Quilter Specializing in restoration of

vintage quilts and finishing quilt tops


Fast Track Sew and Vac

Sewing Machine and Vacuum Repair


Fernando Rodriguez