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Anderson Fabrics and Quilt Shop July-August Newsletter


Happy Summer! 

June was certainly a busy and hot summer month!  We would like to thank all that attended the Minnesota Quilt Show in St Cloud with us!  We had a great group of gals on the bus.  Next year it is in Duluth.  There are so many beautiful quilts to see, a person should walk through twice to not miss anything!  If you missed it, check out our facebook page. I shared photos of quilts from the judged section that were amazing to me!   

New Faces:

We have some new faces in the store:  Lisa started working with us in June.  She moved to Mn from Chicago about two years ago.  She has education in fashion design and is a great addition to our store.  She has great knowledge of fabric and loves to work with fabric in many new ways.  See below for a class she plans to teach in July.

Aunika is a high school student from Blackduck.  Her mom works in HR in the workroom and plans to be summer help and some time during the school year.  She is involved in volleyball and basketball and is just a sweet girl to have in the store.  

Quilt Minnesota

We are working on samples with the Quilt MN Fabrics. We have a couple table runners, and our 8” block pattern ready. 

When you shop the Hop you get a 5” square and our block pattern as a gift.   

We will have a special item as an “itty bitty” sale.   And we will open at 9 am during the Shop Hop.   

Our region Prize is 10 fat quarters of  Moda’s Celestial Zen Chic line.  

Several people have pre-ordered fabrics, they are cut and ready to ship/pickup at the start of the Hop.  July 28th.

Charm Club:   

Charm Club meets  the second Tuesday of Each month. We drew number 2 for the UFO club members. This is due in September.  We told you in July that we wouldn’t be meeting, but we are making it work.  So, come watch us Virtually at 4 pm on August 8th or in the store with Charlotte, Sandy and Lisa at 6 pm.  Your choice which to attend.   If you comment on the feed, your name will be put in a drawing for the 6 month basket prize.  We drew for the 6 month basket last month and Karen Bernard won the basket.  If you watch us online, you can get 20% off one time purchase the week of the club. Code is told during the FB Live.  See new fabrics; We will have a free project for the month.  Check us out on Facebook. Come and join the fun.

From our Shoppers:  


I bought some blue fabric from Anderson fabrics back in March that I used for a prom dress. You gave me your card so I could email you a picture when I was done for your newsletter. I unfortunately lost your business card until just today so I figured better late than never. 

This is the finished product! I worked super hard on it to get it done within a month of starting. The fabric was perfect and I loved it so much!

Thank you for the great fabric!

Athena Olson


  When we ask you to send pictures we actually mean it!  One shopper bought this pattern and strips of batiks to make matching, but different quilts for her twin grand-daughters.   Didn’t they turn out beautiful. She used a pastel tie-dye cuddle on the back.      


Classes: we are open to any ideas for classes you are interested in. We are planning for some new classes this summer and fall:


Come Join us at Anderson fabrics and quilt shop for their first ice dying class. We will be learning to dye with fiber reactive procion dyes, which is for natural fibers like cotton and linen. Procion dyes are safe for baby clothes, sheets, pillow cases, shirts, pants, quilts, the possibilities are endless,  Let your creative imagination take you away. Plus, since we live in a place where we get a lot of that beautiful white snow, you can snow dye without any cost of buying or making ice. 



What you will need for the class


  1. Anything on legs coated in plastic like, an old cookie or cake stand for cooling, a stackable shelf.  You will be able to find these things at Walmart or the Dollar Tree. Do not use anything you plan to use in the kitchen again!            A rubbermaid container to keep your fabric in so that it can be wet for 24 hrs.  


  1. If you would like to dye your own t’shirt, it must be a white 100% cotton for this dye to work.  Drop your t’shirt off at Anderson Quilt Shop no later than August 3, 2023, and we will prepare garment for you. Otherwise fabric with be supplied to you.

Paul Bunyan Collage Class: Saturday,  August 19th 10:00 - 2:00

Create your own personal Paul Buyan collage project.  Learn the technique and start collaging. Bring any scraps of Blues, Blacks and Reds.  We will provide fabric for a face and beard. You might have an idea for your Minnesota background… we have ideas…    

You will need about 4 yds of Steam-a-seam 2 and an applique pressing sheet or two.  A Sharp scissor: A micro serrated scissor is a great tool for this also.  

Virtual Cuddle Fitted Sheet Workshop on September 20th

Create a fitted bed sheet for crib size to King size with Jackie our Shannon Ambassador.  Use the 90 wide cuddle 3 to make a fitted bed sheet for your bed, or fun digital prints for baby or kids bed.  All on Zoom. Cost $10.  If you want to come to the shop and do the class, Let Clare Know!


Some new kits:Zombie Quilt Kit; It Takes Two Kit. 


Watch our Facebook page for updates! We also have new fabrics, Mary usually will post these on our facebook page “Anderson fabrics Outlet and Quilt Shop”. 


Outlet Things:  We have some foam again, but this will be the end.  We have 1 ½” thick sheets 22” x 72” long and 16” x 18” pads.  

We have bundles of nylon thread spools for 5 for $5.  These are all in the basement. 

The basement drapery remnant bolts are $3, $5, $10 and $15.   Upstairs bolts are $4.50/yd or $10/yd.  Lots to choose from.  

Classes/Upcoming Events: 

July 28th - August 19th Quilt Minnesota store open 9-5 M-Sat, Sunday noon-5pm

Saturday, August 5th Ice Dying Class with Lisa

Tuesday, August 8th Charm Club (anyone invited)

Saturday, August 19th Paul Bunyan Collage Class

Closed Labor Day, Sept 4th



July30- Aug 5  Christmas Fabrics  20% off

Aug 6-12     Precuts/Patterns 15% off

Aug 13-19 Drapery Remnant Backroom Reg $4.50/yd  20% off    

Aug21-26         Batting/Interfacing 20% off

Aug 28-Sept 2     Notions/Rulers/Thread 20% off 

Sept 5-9         Quilt kits 15% off 

Sept 11-16       Quilting Widebacks 20% off

Sept 18-23      Flat Fold Sale $1.75/lb/Blenders 15% off

Sept 25-30      Cuddle Fabric 15% off

Oct 2-7           Floral Fabric 20% off

Oct 9-14    Pink Dot Drapery $5/yd other drapery 20% off 

Oct 16-21      Patriotic Fabric 20% off

Oct 23-28     Novelty/Childrens Fabrics 20% off

Oct 30- Nov 4 Flat Fold $1.75/lb

Nov 6-11        Precuts 15% off

Nov 13-18     Batiks 20% off

Nov 20-25     Quilt Room Sale 15%

Nov 27-Dec 2    Outdoor fabrics 20% off


     Happy Sewing!

From: Clare, Mary, Charlotte, Lorraine, Deb, Janice, Sandy, Lisa and Aunika.


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Mailing Address:       348 Summit Ave West,  

                                    Blackduck, MN 56630

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                                    Blackduck MN 56630


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