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Do you Price Match?

"Do you price match?"

"Of Course", says the unsuspecting shop keep falling into the setup perfectly.

"Here's an ad for Flannels at 5 cents / yard. And here's silk on for 35 cents. Stolen Silks wouldn't be cheaper than these!"

 

As they were renovating their turn of the century home, they came across a collection of well preserved newspapers dating back as far as 1896. What a great find! I snapped a couple of quick phone pics so I could share them here.

We were doing an EPIC install when the question came up.

Recognize the sewing table? It matched the colour on the walls so perfectly that we can be sure it went to a nice home (they literally have sewing ads in the walls). Have Fun with your new EPIC! And if you do want a price match, you'll have to find an ad no older than 30 DAYS.

 

Make Your Own Fabric

When Emily from Husqvarna was here last Thursday, event attendees were blown away with her samples, specifically those where she'd made her own fabrics. Imagine the giggles when they found out Pine Ridge is offering THAT class this Friday!

Join Ilse Vink for the ultimate creative experience and learn to use fabric scraps, yarns, and threads to make one-of-a-kind pieces of fabric, perfect for garment inserts, applique and bag making.

Friday September 22, 10am-1pm
$25, supplies extra
Call the store (613) 392-1422 to book your seat.

 

Learn to Knit

Looking for a new hobby? If you’ve never touched a knitting needle but love yarn and knitwear, this is for you. Starting this Saturday. Penny Drolet will teach you the knitting basics: how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, and cast off as you create a classic beginner washcloth.

Saturdays September 23 & 30, 1-3pm
$35/2 classes, includes all supplies
Call the store (613) 392-1422 to book your seat.

 

Heminar

Just jumping into sewing, or looking to upgrade your skills? While hems are a necessary evil for many people, knowing which hem to use and which stitch to pick can be an exercise. You'll learn tricks & tips for professional finishes on various fabrics in this hands-on techniques seminar. You’ll master the blind hem, banish wavy hems on knits and learn how to hem store bought jeans while keeping the existing hem.

Thursday September 28, 6-8pm
$20, includes supplies

 

It's going to be an EPIC week at Pine Ridge.

What's all the Commotion?

That's Emily Baker - Sewing Specialist demonstrating products and techniques from Husqvarna Viking for the 2017 Notion Commotion event at Pine Ridge Knit & Sew. We had a great turnout, a bunch of fun, some snacks, and a whole lot of "Keeping The World Sewing".

And if notions aren't enough commotion for you, we have two new Designer EPIC drivers in our family this week. Congratulations (you know who you are), we know you're going to love your new machines!

 

Now we all know good things come in threes, so who wants to step up to be the third new EPIC driver this week - sale's still on :)

 

Sew Much Fun!!!

The Pine Ridge Jean Jacket Revival has come to an end, so we would like to take this opportunity to say Thank You to everyone who participated - we had SEW MUCH FUN!!! We had entries from kids and adults of all skill levels. The artistry is fantastic, original, stunning, and we're so proud of all the participants.

Check out the embellishments, the cutwork, the three dimensions, the colours. Really well done, we can't wait to see them out on the street and we're even more excited to see what they'll come up with next.

Quality never goes out of style ;)