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December 2019 Newsletter

December Newsletter
Happy Holidays to my Cuppa Tea quilters!

It has been one month in the new location!  
So far, sales have increased, foot traffic has increased,
class attendance has increased, and the excitement from the Priest River locals has been apparent!
I can't tell you how many people have stopped in just to
see the shop and express how excited they are that
the town now has a quilt shop!  I just love it!

Once the classroom area is completed, we can open up the
space to different crafting groups to offer classes or just a
place to meet.  If you know of someone who wants to
teach a project but needs a place to host it...just let me know. 
I will come up with a reasonable fee to let fellow artists
be able to rent the classroom area. 

Thank you for your patience and your willingness to
work around and step over all of our flooring boxes...
one more day and the floor should be completed! 

Sewing Machine Giveaway

Thanks to Scott Fortunoff, we have an adorable
Ever Sewn sewing machine, Olfa cutter and mat, Aurifil thread,
  and various other quilty items.  This package will be given away on December 24 to one lucky person.

How do we know who to give it to????

That's where I need your help.  I need you to write down a paragraph or two describing someone who you think needs a little joy in their life that only can be achieved through the love of fabric and thread!  Turn in your nomination to the shop by Dec. 23 at noon.  I will solicit help from the Priest River
"Sew What??" group to help to choose a winner. 
You may also bring in a fat quarter or two or three to
add to our fabric donation basket!

If you happen to know someone at the Beacon or the Miner...
it would be great to have it printed in the newspaper
as well to broaden our nominations!
Plus that would help more people to know where we are!

Stop by the shop to see the gift in person...
maybe it will inspire you to choose a recipient!

Sew What? news...

  • Today's open sit and sew had six people in attendance
  • Open sews are every Monday at Cuppa Tea from 11-3 
  • The next meeting will be on Jan. 6th from 11-3
    This will be a show and tell, meet and greet, snacks are welcome!

  • 10% off shopping on Mondays for those in attendance
  • Next sit and sew is Dec. 16., No meeting on Dec. 23 or 30.

Cuppa Tea news...

Stop by and welcome LENNI to the Cuppa Tea Family!
Lenni is the adorable step-brother to George. 
He is a 20" Long Arm Machine set up a ten foot standard table.  Lenni is available to rent for $20 per hour.

Upcoming classes...

DECEMBER classes:
Wednesday, Dec. 11: 4-6pm :  Beginning Paper Piecing

Tuesday, Dec. 17: 4-6pm:  Christmas tree class
Friday, Dec. 20:  10-3:  Cocoa basket class

Monday, Dec. 23:  12-2:  Asteria Block 5 meeting

JANUARY classes:
Kids Fish Class:  Monday, Jan 13:  4-6pm

Slice Rug Class:  Monday, Jan. 20: 12-2pm

Asteria Block 6 meeting: Monday, Jan. 27 12-2pm
Tuscany Tote:  Friday, Jan. 24: 10am-3pm
Wonky Log Cabin: Wednesday, Jan. 29: 3-5pm

All classes are $20 plus supplies. 
Class supplies purchased are now 15% off!

$39.99 per month...see the shop sample to see
what you can expect per month.
Three spools of glorious thread, exclusive BOM each
month based on the color theme. 
Free spool holder and spool of neutral thread
with sign-up by Dec. 31. 
Only 12 spots remaining!

Monday, Wed, Thursday, & Friday:  10-4pm
Tuesday:  1-4pm
Saturday:  10-2pm

Shop will be closed to enjoy family and friends from
Dec. 24-Jan. 5.  Open for business on January 6.

Come and visit us at:
5609 US Hwy 2, Priest River, ID  83856

Thank you for supporting
Cuppa Tea Quilting,

Find us in beautiful Priest River, Idaho!

Shop Hours
Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm