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Love to Quilt Kit

First, we wanted to say thank you to everyone who came out and and supported us during our Local Quilt Shop weekend, and all month long during our Birthday Celebration! To thank you for all the love you shared with us, we're putting all regularly priced Valentine themed fabrics and kitsRed Fabrics and Pink Fabrics on sale 15% off now thru February 14th...or while supplies last :) This sale is both in-store and online ~ use coupon code VALENTINE at check out to receive the discount online.

We're again participating
 in the Favorite Local Quilt Shop Contest sponsored by ByAnnie!
We'd love to have your vote! If you'd like to help us out, you can vote once per email address Here

HQ Bundles of Thread Promo

The Handi Quilter promotion for February is the popular Bundles of Thread promo for a Free Bundle of threads worth up to $750 with a new machine purchase thru February 23rd! ...Plus since we have our upcoming Hands-on Event you can order now and receive special Event Pricing too! Contact us for all the details and we can get you a quote on a longarm package that meets your needs!

SWD Hands-on Handi Quilter Event

Speaking of our Hands-on Event, we have our Spring Hands-on Handi Quilter Longarm Event booked with Handi Quilter National Educator Leigh Zipf for Thursday, March 21st thru Sunday, March 24th. We're filling our classroom with HQ Longarm machines for total Hands-on experience! Space is limited so check out the classes and register early to secure your spot. There are four different Event Classes to choose from...each offered on a weekend and weekday! Click Here for link to all the classes!

Other Upcoming Classes at Spring Water Designs ~

Hanging Towel Class

Are you tired of your kitchen towels falling to the floor?  Or, maybe you need a quick gift for someone? If so, find two cute kitchen towels and some coordinating fabric, and take the Hanging Towel Class with Letitia Mattu!  Each towel makes two hanging towels, so we’ll complete four towels in class. This is a fun little class held on Saturday, March 2nd, and just in time for Spring & Summer Holiday decorating and hostess gifts :)

String Quilt Workshop

And join Letitia on Saturday, March 9th for the String Quilt Technique Workshop and Trunk Show! Join this class to enjoy a little trunk show of Letitia's favorite quilts, and spend some time learning tips and making some String blocks of your own!

Scrappy Applique

Join Brenda Holland, a certified Scrappy Applique educator, as she teaches the Scrappy Applique Class, the raw-edge applique technique that is fun and approachable for beginners and experienced quilters alike. In this class held on Saturday, March 16th participants will learn the method developed by Shannon Brinkley that is used to create these unique scrappy quilts.

Love your Featherweight Class

We have Kathy Farra aka The Machine Lady coming back to teach her Love Your Featherweight Class on Saturday, May 18th! Kathy will discuss history of the featherweight machines, as well as go over the basic oiling and maintenance that's required to keep the machine in top working order. She will also cover common problem that are encountered and take the mystery out of these vintage machines. There are two sessions available to choose from one in the morning and one in the afternoon ~ Space is limited to enroll early to secure your spot!

Keep an eye on our Web Calendar and Facebook Page for all the upcoming Classes & Fun at SWD!

Winter Quilt Challenge at SWD

Don't forget we're having a Fun Winter Quilting Challenge! Purchase either the Sunny Rainbow Tabletopper Kit or the May Flowers Tabletopper Kit for Half Price! (the quilts are pictured above ~ they measure 36" x 36" and make great tabletoppers, wallhangings, or crib quilts). Piece and quilt it in any manner you'd like, and you can then enter it in our Winter Quilt Challenge to win prizes! You can purchase your kit anytime at half price (Kits supplies are running low so get yours soon, just click the links above to purchase).

To participate in the SWD Winter Quilting Challenge, just loan your finished quilt (quilted and bound) back to us by March 15, 2024. We'll then display all the quilts entered ~ We look forward to seeing all the different ways people quilt thses cute little quilts!

Every SWD Winter Quilt Challenge entry will receive a free gift for entering, and the three favorites (based on viewers choice during the weeks of March 18 - 30th) will prizes that include Glide Boxed Thread Collections

(Winter Quilting Challenge winner prizes are worth approx. $75.00!) Winners will be announced on March 31st, and all quilts will be returned to the makers :)

SWD has formed our MS Walk Team again this year and we invite you to join us too!
You can go Hereto learn more and join in and walk with us on Sunday, May 5th for the Columbia Maryland Walk MS Event. Or if you can't join us in person, you can make a donation through our Team, or join the team as a Virtual Walker to just support the fundraising efforts by making a donation and sharing our team page with your friends :)

Great Big Thank You

Finally, as we've wrapped up our 10 Year Birthday Celebration, and we wanted to say a Great Big Thank You to all our customers who stopped in during the month and made this such a fun month! We so appreciate all the well wishes and support that was shared with us all month long :)

Congratulations to all our weekly and montly drawing winners (all prizes have been disbursed), and we wanted to say thank you to all the following sponsors that donated many of the prizes and the fun free party favors that we were able to share all month long. These sponsors are some of the great vendors that we've worked with throughout the last ten years and have been great partners in helping our business thrive: 

Aurifil Thread, Checker, Dear Stella, Hab + Dash, Handi Quilter, Hoffman Fabrics, Jaftex Corp., Marcus Fabrics, Michael Miller Fabrics, Moda Fabrics, P & B Textiles, Paper Pieces, Quilter's Dream Batting, Riley Blake Designs, Soak, Tara Faughan Designs, Timeless Treasures, & Windham Fabrics

2024 Block of the Month Programs ~ Sign Up Now Spaces are limited!

Roam Multi Block of the Month

Roam Block of the Month program designed by Tara Faughnan and using the lovely and rich Artisan Cotton fabrics from Windham Fabrics. Make this beautiful quilt a little at a time in this 12 month Block of the Month program that begins in February 2024. It also includes a year of video tutorials and support from the designer!

Sign up now to hold you space in the Piecemakers Sampler Block of the Month program designed by Pam Buda and using her rich fabric collection of the same name from Marcus Fabrics. Make this beautiful quilt a little at a time in this 12 month Block of the Month program that begins in March...the blue/gray paisley background fabric is simply gorgous, and Pam got the colors spot on for this lovely fabric collection!

Midnight Meadow Block of the month

Sign up now to hold you space in the upcoming Midnight Meadow Block of the Month program designed by Nancy Rink and using beautiful Midnight Meadow fabric collection from Marcus Fabrics in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. Make this beautiful quilt a little at at time in this 10 month program that begins in April. Click Here for more information and to register!

In the Garden Block of the Month Quilt

...Finally, back by popular demand we're offering another session of the In the Garden Block of the Month  that begins again in March, and we're thrilled to have Jen Gaston's amazing wool & cotton In The Garden quilt back in the shop! Join in while space is available, and stop by and see this lovely wool and cotton quilt in person while we have it :)

Check out our Block of the Months Page to see all four programs in more detail!

Enjoy the Day and Cuddle up with a Quilt!

~ Dawn, Heather & the SWD Staff


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Phone: 410-381-0695
Address:  9691 Gerwig Lane Suilte G
                 Columbia MD 21046
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