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Beyond The Stitches - September 2023 Newsletter

We're so glad you're here!
Our Newsletter will provide information on what has transpired during this past month as well as what is coming up.
We feel so Blessed we did not have damage from the hurricane.  We apologize we were required to close due to a mandatory evacuation and road closure as well as the safety of YOU and our Team Members.  Thank you for the numerous calls, text messages, pictures of our shop and emails checking on the shop and our Team.  It truly is "beyond the stitches" of any project; it is the love and compassion of others; thank  you.
It is amazing how quickly another year is passing by.  Schools are back in session and many of you have had an opportunity to experience more graduations, weddings, births, life milestones and unfortunately some funerals/celebrations of life.
Many of you may not realize that Mom (aka: Jan Squires) began her sewing career/legacy from a simple inviation to a bag class from her friend, Judy Sospenzi.  Mom met Judy due to Mom's participation in a wood turning group where Judy's husband, Frank, was a member.  Although Mom enjoyed turning and creating wood projects on her lathe, she is always up to learning new crafts.  Judy encouraged Mom to meet her at a bag making class and, well, the rest is history; Mom has been sewing and creating since then.  Sadly, Judy earned her heavenly wings on Sunday, August 19th and her funeral was held on August 25th.  Judy, and her great sense of humor, will be missed by many.  RIP Judy
In an effort to "give back" to our community, we donated another sewing machine (our second one) to the Citrus County Sheriff's Department so the volunteers can continue to sew patches on uniforms and hem uniforms for our law enforcement officers.  
We have enjoyed more classes in our Learning Center.  Be sure to enroll and join the fun.  You can check out the most current schedule on our website at
Look at the great projects shared during Sew & Tell (First Saturday of each Month at 10:00 a.m.)
If you don't attend, you will miss out on the Tips / Tricks shared during this fun event. 
Be sure to enroll on our website (no charge for this event) to reserve a seat and earn a drawing ticket
We really enjoy seeing the projects with fabrics purchased at our shop.  Please stop by and let us help celebrate YOU and your completed project.  Thank you to those that have shared.
Baby Lock's annual conference did not disappoint with the great information shared.  We look forward to sharing the information with you so be sure to stop by and check the new technology. 
Here are some beautiful projects shared at Baby Lock's conference compliments of Deb Canham - Deb Canham Studios and additional projects from Baby Lock Educator Denise Schober.
Newsletter Special:
When you show this section of your newsletter to our Team Members, you can enjoy 20% OFF all in-stock Fall and Halloween Theme Fabric (minimum 1 yard cut).

This special does NOT apply to special order or previously purchased items. Cannot be combined with any other specials.

You MUST show this section of your Newsletter so be sure to save a screenshot so it appears in your photo gallery on your mobile device or print it as you will need to show it to a Team Member when you check out.  This is a savings for Newsletter subscribers only.

Sewing Machine Updates:
We have a lot of new machines that just arrived.  Be sure to stop by and check out the new Bernina, bernette and Baby Lock machines.  
We look forward to seeing you soon.  Happy Stitching & Creating!

Beyond The Stitches, LLC    Mon - Fri 9:00 - 5:00 pm, Saturday 9 - 3 pm
979 N Suncoast Blvd
Crystal River, FL 34429
(352) 794-3289
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