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Forty Years Anniversary40 Years CELEBRATION - The EVENT LIST is available here

Be sure to join us from June through November as we say thank you for 40 years of business.



Blue Friday Bracelet - Sept. 11th – Jan. 1st (see picture here)
Join the fun & build this beautiful bracelet just in time for the biggest game of the year! The first week, starting Sept. 11th, you’ll purchase the starter kit for $12 (includes the bracelet and the charms to spell SEAHAWKS). We’ll show you how to put it together.

Add a charm to your bracelet each BLUE FRIDAY from 5:00 – 8:00 pm for only $5. We’ll show you how to do it. You can join us each Blue Friday, or come to only a few, that’s up to you. The more you attend, the more charms you’ll have on your bracelet! Learn more.


Blue Friday CRAFTS
In addition to our Blue Friday Bracelet program, you will also be able to create a different Seahawks-themed craft project every Blue Friday from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Price will vary per project. No registration required.


Ornamentally Yours Series - starts Sat. October 3rd through December 12th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Make a unique ornament every week! No registration required. Pay per project. View the projects here.


Free Kids CRAFT Sat. October 10 from 9:30 - 11:00 am
During your visit to the GROW WITH ME BOUTIQUE next door for their annual COSTUME SWAP (learn more here), don't forget to stop by our store to make a FREE adorable foam pumpkin (see it here). You'll draw on it with colored sharpies, then spray it with alcohol to make it look like watercolor. Then use stencil to draw the jack-o-lantern face. No need to pre-register.


Pumpkin Patch Kids Crafts - Fri. October 16 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm - See the projects here.
We'll make 4 crafts for only $10! Pizza will be served. No need to pre-register. Just stop in between the hours of 5:30 - 8:30 pm and join us for some fun crafting time!


Home For the Holidays - Crafting Event - Sat. November 7th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Our Biggest Event of the Year! A FAMILY TRADITION! We'll have many Make 'N Take Projects offered around the store, and much more. Refreshements will be served. Free Snowman Plaque (see it here) with your $40 purchase or more. 2 styles to choose from. Size 15" x 15". You don't want to miss this event!


Signing with John Ebner - Sun. November 8th from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Learn more
Come meet Northwest Renowned Watercolor Artist, John Ebner, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. We have some of his prints available to purchase. We also have a variety of 8" x 10" tile prints with easel back for table top display and 4" x 4" coasters with cork backing.


Frame Shop Open House + Signing with Robert Duncan - Sat. November 14th
We'll have specials during the weekend. Artist Robert Duncan will be here from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.


Bead Blast - Every Saturday from 1:00 - 3:00 pm Learn more
Every Saturday we’ll have a new program, called Bead Blast from 1:00-3:00pm. Come and learn some new techniques to use with beads, wire, leather and metal. Discover what you can do with the tools you already own, such as embossing folders, hammers, pliers, etc. Then watch what you can do with some tools you’ve never used before. We will get your creative juices flowing!


Mystery Quilt
The pattern is free each month. The release dates for the following months are June 22, July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28, and Oct. 26. It is 67½" x 84" (twin), or you can add optional borders to make it a queen size. The pattern designer is Debbie Caffrey.


Saturday Sampler 2015 - "Rainbow Stars"
Fee: $40/year Learn more
First Saturday of each month
- Each month we offer a shopping discount only for Saturday Sampler attendees. We also give away door prizes and share show and tell items. Oh my goodness, do we ever have fun! It's awful to miss a month.



Twilight Scrap - EXTENDED HOURS! Some snacks provided. Optional Potluck! Bring a dish if you like!
Sat. October 10 from 2:00 - 10:00 pm Sign me up!
Fee: $10 (receive a $5 coupon at the event) Learn more
- Everybody needs to pre-register for this event so we can prepare. First 48 people to register & pay for this event will have a guaranteed spot upstairs in the classroom.


Late Night Sew
Sat. October 17 from 4:00 - midnight Sign me up!
Fee: $10 (receive a $5 coupon at the event) Learn more
- Bring your sewing machine and your latest project, and enjoy an evening of sewing.


Twilight Yarn Yoga (We don't actually practice Yoga. That's just the name of the class)
Sat. October 24 from 2:00 - 8:00 pm Sign me up!
Fee: $10 (receive a $5 coupon at the event) Learn more
- Bring your projects and enjoy a day of sittin', knittin' and fun!





FREE - Open Studio
We meet every Monday from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
- Bring your art, craft or jewelry projects and have fun with other like-minded artists and crafters. Some help is available from experienced artists.


FREE - Pajama Tuesdays Open Sew
We meet every Tuesday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
- Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a day of sewing! Catch up on your current project, or start a new one and share ideas with others! No need to register in advance.

FREE Card Making
Every Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Each week we will be teaching you how to make a beautiful and unique card! It's free... so come join in the fun. No registration necessary.


FREE Stitchery Club
- We usually meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Bring current projects, start new ones, and get wonderful ideas. Counted thread, crewel, needle point, crazy quilting... we do it all! No need to register.


FREE Yarn Yoga (Knit & Crochet) - (We don't actually practice Yoga. That's just the name of the class)
Every Wednesday from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
- You do not have to register for this workshop. Just come and have fun! Learn more



WIN IT WEDNESDAY - Weekly Facebook Giveaway LEARN MORE
Every Wednesday we will give away a beautiful prize which will be announced on a Facebook post!
To be entered to win, go to our Facebook Page and COMMENT and LIKE the "Win It Wednesday" post! Go to our Facebook page HERE.



Creative Parties for Creative Kids!
2 hours in our large classroom + 1 fun birthday craft = A memorable birthday bash! LEARN MORE
Call our event coordinator for more details and to make your reservation: 360-794-6745 ext. 107



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