Sew Crafty Sub Club 2017 with GillyMac Design

I don't normally share everything going on over in my online store Sew Crafty here on the blog but we are starting a fun new project that I thought might be of interest to our readers here so on this occasion I thought it made sense to let you guys in at the beginning. 

Introducing a brand new venture for Sew Crafty, in association with the fantastic GillyMac Designs


Welcome to our very first Sew Crafty Sub Club! The Sew Crafty Sub Club is a subscription service where every year we will present a different collectable project for you to follow along at home, over the coming months, and end up with a beautiful final piece of work you can be proud of. Along the way, you will have picked up a whole new bunch of skills, honed in some old ones, and hopefully made some new crafty friends! This year, working with GillyMac Designs, the Sub Club is called SC Squared as we will be making a gorgeous applique quilt perfect for a baby or toddler. Something they can grow with and keep forever. Personalised with their name, and in a colour they love, this will be the perfect handmade keepsake for any family. 



What's a sub club? The club will run for 12 months. You can purchase each month from the Sew Crafty website separately, when they are released, for £25.95 +P+P. But if you subscribe to the club you pay just £19.95 a month, inc P+P, you'll get your regular subscription box, lessons online, plus you get access to our three bonus lessons, and get a tonne of extra fabric and thread thrown in for good measure. Once you have signed up, payments will leave your account every month without you even lifting a finger. All you have to do is wait for your box to arrive and get cracking on the next block.
What do I get? In each subscription box, you will get all the fabric and thread you need to complete that square of the quilt. This will usually mean enough (and more if you subscribe) beautiful Dashwood Twist fabric and thread in your chosen colour scheme, as well as plenty Bondaweb to keep you going. You can choose pink, blue or grey colour schemes. But all are gorgeous! You will also receive the monthly lessons, written and designed exclusively for us by the wonderful GillyMac designs. These feature the step by step instructions on how to create your beautiful quilt. Don't forget to join our very special Facebook group, where Sew Crafty and Gill will be on hand to answer any questions, and you can meet everyone else giving the club a go! The first box will be posted in the first week of February.
What skills will be covered? In this club you will learn how to applique like a master, joining and quilting, as well as backing and binding the whole thing to finish it off.

Anything else? In addition to the subscription boxes, we have bonus products on the website set up just for this year's project. If you're starting from absolute scratch, why not check out Gill's Essential Tool Kit available now, featuring almost everything you need to get cracking. RRP £54 but discounted to just £45 at the moment. Woo!
If you just want to grab everything you need now, you can purchase the entire 12 months worth of Dashwood Twist, binding, bondaweb, thread and wadding for the exclusive price of just £155.95 (RRP £193.15). So it all depends on how you'd like to do it! The classes will still be released monthly online.  Or you might prefer to subscribe and look forward to the box landing on your mat each month; it's up to you! Also, if you subscribe, you will end up with a whole heap of gorgeous, extra Dashwood twist fabric and thread to be able to make the bonus projects, matching accessories and add to your stash, where the full one off kit comes with just enough for the quilt. If you would like to just get the pattern and instructions by themselves, with no kit, they will also be available to purchase via download on the website each month for just £3.50. The subscription boxes will be letter box size so don't worry about having to wait in for these if you have a standard letter box.
If you are local to Maidenhead, the lovely Gill will also be holding classes especially for those of us following the subscription club, where she will be able to help you piece together and bind your quilt one on one. They are on the 13th of Sept and the 21st of October. Cost £50 each. And last from 10 am to 3:30 pm. Limited spaces are available. Please email mail@gillymacdesigns.com or call 07818 551232 to book!

Simply subscribe by heading over to our website and choosing the colour you would like to make and then head straight over to our Facebook group to say Hi!

Phew! If you've got this far I'm sure you're just as excited as us and ready to get cracking! Don't forget to use #scsubclub and #scsquared when popping photos of your blocks on social media.

Sammy xxx


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