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In between your holiday events... start planning... 8 sleeps to go.

posted Dec 20, 2019, 12:08 PM by Lorna Shapiro
Hi to you all... Our daughter Kate, when 6 years old, was already the extroverted, warm and engaging person she is today. When we travelled to Guadeloupe as a family over the Christmas vacation that year, she took to greeting people she did not know with the question "Are you Christmas or Chanukah?". And surprising to us, she located a few Chanukahs! So whether you are Christmas, Chanukah or neither one... my hope for us all is some relaxed time with those we love over the holidays, and that we all enjoy a sense of gratitude for all those who are dear to us in our lives.

And... while you are enjoying some quiet moments in between the holiday festivities, you can start planning your next projects, pulling what you have from your stashes, and sorting out what shopping you want to do to take advantage of my December 28th Boxing Week Sale!

But before I show you some photos of some of the new fabrics that have arrived, I'd like to announce that as we head into 2020 we are heading into the last 6 months of my business. I turn 70 in February and have decided that I'm starting to get the hang of retirement and it is time to give it a try. My business has been a blessing for me as I transitioned from full time, intense professional work into retirement. You've all taught me so much... about colour, about design, about sharing our knowledge with open hearts, and about supporting each other through the challenges that come as we age. From the bottom of my heart... thank-you! I don't plan to have a big clearance close-out, because I love my fabric and want to have it around to support my creative spirit. I will have this sale and another in the spring... and then will close with the CQA show in Edmonton. I've been speaking of these plans with those I've seen in person over the past couple of months, and wanted now to let those of you whom I haven't seen understand what is happening with my business. To look at my studio, you would not think I'm retiring... so I will likely find myself making some kits to sell on Etsy once I retire in order to burn through some of what I don't "need" over time!

So, as my mom used to say, that's the news from Old Crow. I have no idea where that expression comes from and if you do I'd love to hear from you.

Here's the scoop on the Boxing Week Sale... 

Saturday December 28th

10 AM to 5 PM

2726 W 38th Ave.
Vancouver , BC V6N 2W9

or by phone or email (prior to the 28th)

Lots of gorgeous new fabrics...

Kokka Nani Iro line -- some sheeting weight and some lawn cottons


Sevenberry through Robert Kaufman...



          One House, Two House


           Sedona Sunset

          Heading Home

Other good stuff................

10 Pack 45 MM blades $25

Regularly priced fabric and kits all 25% off

Batting -- Silk or Wool -- 25% off

Amazing variegated embroidery Perle Cottons -- Sizes 3, 5, and 8 -- $4 ea, 25% off

Presencia 10 gm balls of Size 8 Perle Cotton -- $5 ea, 25% off

Patterns -- 25% off

Notions -- 25% off (rulers, 505, needles)

Thread -- 25% off

And that is worth planning for! Susan, Maria, Irene, Shannon and I are hoping to see you on the 28th. Come and bring a friend... it will be fun!