April 19th, 2015
Wow!!! Where is the year going? April is almost gone. It's been 3 months since the fire but it seems like last month. For those of you that don't know, they did tear down the front 2/3rd of the the building. So the old store is gone. It was a little tuff seeing the building being destoried. Brought back memories of the night the store was on fire.
The good news is we got some nice rain. It sure made the grass and tree green, it's new life so we move forward.
Monday, April 20th at 6:00 pm Embroidery Club
Friday, May 1 at 10:00 am Embroidery Club
Tuesday, May 12 at 9:30 am Sewing/Quilt Club
Saturday, May 16 at 10:00 Software Inspiration Club
Monday, May 18 at 6:00 Embroidery Club
Mark your calendars for Saturday July 18th for "Christmas in July Workshop" open house
Also I've had several request for Kids Kamp this summer, so after talking with Joyce Burnham we are going to do it again. The three project for this year will be jammie bottoms, a little skirt and a pillowcase. The classes will probably be held in June. If you know anyone who might like to have their child or grandchild in the class please let me know. We lost our list in the fire. Classes will be limited to 6 per session -- one in the morning and one in the afternoon. More when we get the dates finalized.
One more tidbit -- May the 2nd through the 11th I will be on vacation taking care of my two littlest grandchildren in KC. You will be able to contact me though the store number. If you have an emgerancy with your sewing machines or vacuums Loren will be around to take care of you.
Closed Monday (working on insurance)
Tuesday - Friday 9:30 to 4:30
Saturday 9:30 to 12:30
Till next weeks update, have a good week.
April 12th, 2015
Hello to everyone. It was so nice to have rain Saturday night with no storm. This week schedule is as follows:
Monday, April 13th -- Working on insurance stuff (I will return calls around 12:00 and 4:00)
Tuesday, April 14th -- Sewing/Quilt Club
(I really excited to see everyone again so please tell anyone you think might enjoy the get together)
The topic will be on on applique. Plus I'll have the 11th block of our Block of the Month project for 2014-15 as well as the middle block. We will meet in the Hayes Sight and Sound business at 9:30 and 7:00. See you.
Saturday, April 18th -- Software Inspiration (software Sampler) at 10:00 and 1:00
Monday, April 20th -- All About Embroidery at 6:00
We are still doing special orders on sewing machines notions or accessories and vacuum bags. I do have needles, bobbins, some light bulbs and Simplicity vacuum bags in stock. The service dept is still open so if your sewing machine or vacuum cleaner need a little TLC bring by 506 N. Main.
Store hours this week:
Tuesday through Friday 9:30 to 4:30
Saturday 9:30 to 12:30
Have a great week. Let me know if I can help you with anything. BJ
April 5th, 2015
Happy Easter to everyone. I had a great Easter the granddaughter were here along with their parents.
Your weekly update:
Monday, the 6th -- Working from home on insurance stuff. I'll return calls around 12:00 and 4:00
Tuesday, the 7th through Friday, the 10th, I'm planning on being at the 506 N. Main store from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. No classes are scheduled for those days.
Saturday, the 11th - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Tuesday, the 14th we will have Sewing/Quilt Club at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm. The club meeting will be on applique. We'll be talking about different ways to do applique. I will also hand out the 11th block direction for our block of the month quilt as well as the center block which has applique.
Saturday, the 18th will be Software Inspiration at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
Monday, the 20th with be Embroidery Club at 6:00 pm
I will also be contact several of you who have requested classes on your sewing machine this next week.
Again if you need service on your sewing machine or vacuum please call or come in. I'm also special order vacuum supplies and sewing notions. Let me know if I can help you.
Till next week, have a great week. BJ
March 29th, 2015
What a beautiful Palm Sunday. Attended a great church service, read the children's story "The Donkey No One Could Ride", had communion and great fellowship afterwards with a pot luck lunch.
Here's this weeks update:
Monday, the 30th, I'll be working from home on the insurance paper work. I will return calls after 4:00.
Tuesday through Friday I will be at 506 N. Main from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Saturday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
(if you need me at a later time let me know)
Friday, April 3th--Embroidery Club at 10:00 am
Tuesday, April 14th--Sewing/Quilt Club at 10:00 am
Saturday, April 18th--Software Inspiration at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
Monday, April 20th--Embroidery Club at 6:00 pm
I will be making contacts for instructional or guide classes in the next couple of weeks. If you have not contacted me about classes please contact me.
You may want to check the calendar for upcoming Bernina webinars also.
We are still able to do service on sewing machines, sergers and vacuum cleaners. I've also got most styles of Simplicity vacuum cleaner bags in stock plus a few others. I can special order for you on sewing or vacuum cleaner items.
Till next week have a great one. BJ
March 22th, 2015
What a beauftiful weekend we had. I got to see the four granddaughters this weekend. Two birthdays in one month is tuff on this Grannie. But wouldn't trade it for anything. Now back to the week ahead.
Starting this Monday I will be working from home till further notice. I will have hour and hours of insurance paper work to get done. My phone will be left to voice mail only till 4:00 when I will return phone calls. The store hours will be this next week Tuesday through Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Saturday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. I you need a different or later time call me.
Monday, March 23--Embroidery Club 6:00 pm
Friday, April 3th--Embroidery Club 10:00 am
Tuesday, April 14th--Sewing/Quilt Club 9:30 am and 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 18th--Software Inspiration Club
Monday, April 20th--Embroidery Club 6:00 pm
I will also be adding sewing machine instructional classes starting in April. If you need a class please call.
The service dept is also open so you may bring in your sewing machines, sergers and vacuums for service or repair.
Store number is 620 663-2523
Have a great week. BJ
March 18th, 2015
Sorry ladies & gentlemen for not updating the web this week. We have everything completely cleaned at the old site.
Now for the sch)edule for the rest of this month
March 21 10:00 am Software Inspirations Club
(formaly software sampler
March 23 6:00 pm All About Embroidery Club
I'll try to to do better about update things next week.
Service Dept is open, so if you need your sewing machine, serger or vacuum serviced give a call at 620 663-2523 to make sure I'm at the 506 N. Main location.
March 9th, 2015
Good morning. It's going to be a beautiful week to be outdoors. This is the week that we will start the clean up process at 211 West 5th. Loren and I will have to be there the whole time so it will be very important you contact me either by phone 620 663-2523 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The clean up process is a 10 day to two week time frame. NO CLUB or CLASSES held Monday March 9th through Friday March 13th or Monday March 16th through Friday March 20th. Yes Software Inspiration (formally Software Sampler) will be Saturday March 14th and March 21st. Thanks again for your patience as we work through this fire business. I do plan to get some machine classes scheduled in April as we should be done with clean up. BJ
March 2, 2015
Sorry I didn't get anything posted last week. I was waiting on a phone before I made plans the month of March. The old store has been released to us for cleanup. The phone call I was waiting on was from the restoration company that will be helping us with the process. It will be a big job as everything needs to be document. Here's the plans for right now.
March 6th 10:00--Embroidery Club
March 10th--NO SEWING CLUB (we will be cleaning up a the old store for about 2 weeks,I may try to schedule it later this month)
March 14th 10:00 am or 1:00 pm--Software Inspiration Club (software sampler)
March 16th 6:00 pm--Embroidery Club???(please check with me, I may reschedule for March 23rd)
March 21st 10:00 am --Software Inspirations
Just a reminder the "The Women's Show" will be at the fairgrounds on March 28th, I will not be there this year.
I think I've brought you up to date. Please call if you need anything or need to schedule a lesson. I think once the old store is cleared I will be able to focus on those of you who need classes. BJ
Had a little snow last night. Sure was pretty. We had a very successful Software Inspiration Club meeting at Cottonwood Quilts this last Saturday. We are planning on the next Software
Inspiration Club meeting (which would have been the Feb. 21 meeting) for February 28th. Please let me or Bev know if you plan to attend.
I'm also making plans to do Embroidery Club and Sewing Club again starting in March. So look at the March calendar for the dates. All club meetings will be held in the Hayes Sight and Sound building 506 N. Main. One thing that is important to me is that
those of you who purchased sewing machines, embroidery machines, or serger PLEASE PLEASE call so that I can schedule your classes. I know who may have purchased but do not have your phone numbers. If you need service on your sewing machines or vacuums please call to that we can get that done for you as well. If you need feet, sewing supplies, or vacuum bags let me know so that I can special order them for you. Have a great day. BJ
If you purchased a machine from us you are entitled to free lessons on your machine, please call so that I can schedule those classes. If you are needing supplies
for sewing or vacuums let me know, I can special order. Thanks again for your patience as we work through the fire. My store number has not changed 620 663-2523. BJ
Good Morning the sun is shining and it's suppose to warm up again. There is beauty in each day, yesterday the wind blew but the snow as so pretty, sometimes it just takes time to see the end results.
Now for an update, I ran away last weekend to spend time with granddaughters in the KC area while thier parents were on a trip. Had a great time. I was feeling a little lost this week but I still have lots of stuff to do for insurance. I'm also missing you, my customer. I have been offered some retail space so that I can teach some classes, clubs and any body that needs help. This is a temporily space till I can make final decisions. My hours are going to some what fexible (no set hours at this time). I do want to continue with Embroidery Club, Sewing/Quilt Club & Software Sampler Club, so any schedule February club won't meet in the month of Feb. but I'm planning on back to normal schedule in March for clubs. Any questions just call the store number 620 663-2523. I will announce the location as how to find me next week. Thanks again to all of you. BJ
Good Morning to all my wonderful customers. Last week was a long week but the Lord saw me through. Ijust want everyone to know I will do my best to help you with sewing need, questions (supplies a little short at this time) or vacuum needs. One of the rays ofsunshine is the service dept was not at the store front so we have a few things and the service dept is still going. If you need anything please call you can get us by calling the store number 620 663-2523. We are here to take care of you, it just may take a little longer. Thanks for all the e-mails, calls, prayers, thoughts, it you my customer base that encourage me though this time. Thanks so much BJ & Loren
On Friday, January 16 we had a major fire in our store.
If you need to contact us either send us an e-mail at email@example.com or you can contact us by phone . I will be trying to get the phone number forwarded to our cell phone.
Also thanks to all who have called or come by. The support that you have shown is very much appreciated and helps as we sort though the ashes. I will try to post updates on our web. Thanks to all my customers because of you made my job enjoyable. BJ
Tues, January 20th, Thanks again for the calls, e-mails, prayers that you have been sending. You are a little ray of sunshine. We spent yesterday with the insurance inspectors. They have not released the site. Thank you for your patience as we work through all of this.
God will lead. Till the next post. Thank again and if you need anything e-mail me or call the store # it is being forwarded to my home phone. firstname.lastname@example.org or 620 663-2523
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