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March 2024 Newsletter

March Newsletter


WIP Marathon

Our expanded "Work in Progress Marathon" is back!!! Post a picture of a project you just finished to our post on our Facebook page (Marie's Sewing Center Lockport & Hamburg) and you could be the monthly prize winner. However now you can earn extra entries by doing any of the following:


1) Tagging a friend in your post


2)Commenting on someone else's project


3) Posting a project that fits that month's theme (purple, love, purses etc.)


The theme for March is GREEN.


Facebook page here

Brown Bag Mystery 2024


The kit does not contain the fabric in the photo. The colors will match the fabric you see. This Karen Montgomery virtual class is a clue-by-clue Mystery Quilt. Videos posted on the exclusive Facebook page will be available for longer. We will either mail or you will pick up in-store the clues every two weeks until you have a completed quilt top. Borders and backing options are available for each kit. You will need the 45 & 90-degree Multi Size Ruler from Creative Grids for this project. Please call the store for more information or check our Facebook page. Kit includes 6.5 yds of fabric, directions on how to join the Facebook page, and the cutting instructions.



  1. Choose Your Kit & Borders
  2. Join BBM 2024 Facebook Group
  3. Cut Fabric per cutting directions
  4. Wait for BBM 2024 to begin...
  5. Pick up clues or wait for USPS to deliver!
  6. Finish your quilt.



Choose Your Kit here

Get the 45&90-degree Ruler Here




NEW! Purchase our fat quarter club fob for just $10 to join! For one year you will get a free fat quarter with any purchase! Just show your fob or tell us your name at the register and we can look it up. This is also available for our online customers however you will just get a random FQ.


Get Yours Here

Stash Fabric Sale

to Benefit

White Whiskers Senior Dog Sanctuary of WNY.


Sort out your stash and donate to a good cause. Everybody wins!


3/1/24-3/16/23 Bring in any good quality quilting cotton to either store. For each yard you donate you will receive a coupon for $2.00 off a yard of new fabric.


3/18/24-3/30/24 Come back to either store and purchase any donated fabric for just $2.00 per yard.


Any money collected from sale of donated fabrics will be sent to White Whiskers Senior Dog Sanctuary of WNY.




ONLINE: any purchase of PAW-SITIVITY AWESOME - IVORY TOSSED DOGS will automatically donate 25% to White Whiskers.

White Whiskers website

March Classes


Mondays & Tuesdays: Open Sew Lockport

Wednesdays: Open Sew in Hamburg

3/15/24 Sew & Socialize- Lockport

3/22/24 Sew & Socialize - Hamburg

3/23/24 Luminaire Lunchtimes

Sign Up Here

Pillowcases for Charity


The Ken-Ton Closet in Tonawanda is looking for donations of handmade colorful pillowcases. We thought our customers would love to help. For March, April & May we will be collecting them at the stores and will then bring them to the charity. We have lots of pillowcase kits for sale in store and online. You can also download our pillowcase pattern if you'd like to use your own fabric.

Visit our Pillowcase Kits Here
Click Here for Pattern
WGRZ Article


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