Hi,

The kids are back in school!!!  And what better way to celebrate than by
catching up on old projects and starting new ones.  We have some great
new fabrics in stock and more on the way.  

The Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire is coming up!  August 29-30, 2015 at the 
Albuquerque Balloon Museum.  Saturday the 29th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday
the 30th from 11am to 5pm.  

A Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth.  A family-friendly 
showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of 
the Maker movement.  It’s a place where people show what they are making, 
and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to 
garage tinkerers.  They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire 
is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

              http://www.albuquerque-minimakerfaire.com/

The Albuquerque Chapter of the American Sewing Guild will be on hand all day
Saturday to demonstrate basic sewing techniques with a gift bag make and take.

And don't forget the New Mexico State Fair, September 10th through the 20th at
Expo New Mexico.  Have a quilt, garment or other handmade piece to show off?
Entry dates are Friday, August 28th and Saturday the 29th.  Judging takes place 
Monday, August 31st through Wednesday, September 2nd.  

Details and entry form are available at:
http://i2.saffireevent.com/files.ashx?t=fg&f=Sewing__Needlework.pdf&rid=NewMexicoStateFair


CLASSES
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Leslie Ashcraft's "Fitting Solutions" class is scheduled for Wednesday, 
September 16th, from 10:30am-2:00pm.  We still have room for a few more 
students.  Please contact Leslie at lesash@q.com if you would like to sign up.

Complete descriptions and supply lists can be found at:
              http://nobhillfabrics.com/classes.html

Bag Making Contest
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Last month's table runner contest was so much fun we're going to do another
in September.  This time we want to see what kind of bag (or bags) you can make.  
Any kind of bag will do... hobo, evening, backpack, etc.  

$5 entry fee. Waived if materials came primarily from Nob Hill Fabrics.

Prizes: All contestants will receive a coupon good for $5 off a purchase of $25 or more.
Winner will receive a $35 gift certificate for Nob Hill Fabrics.

Judging: Entries will be judged on creativity, use of fabric and quality of work.

Enter as many times as you'd like!


NEW ARRIVALS
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These are just a few of our recent arrivals....

*  Rayon batiks.

*  Cotton shirtings -- brushed cotton, paisley jacquard and more.

*  Quilting cottons -- a brand new batch of Alexander Henry and Southwest prints.

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If you would like to be on the list of available seamstresses and tailors
for hire on our website, please send contact information to 
liz@nobhillfabrics.com with a brief (one-sentence) description of what you 
provide.
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Liz Frank -- Owner
Nob Hill Fabrics
3810 Central SE Ste. B
Albuquerque NM  87108

505.266.0674
liz@nobhillfabrics.com

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