Happy Tuesday (and first day of the week for us)!
We were closed over weekend for a much needed vacation break and are back at the shop at this morning for reservations, curbside pickup and phone help. We have added in reservation appointments for today (the latest is 5pm today with curb-side pick-up until 6pm, our only late day) through Thursday and will evaluate the growing numbers of Covid19 cases later in the week to see about reservation for Friday and Saturday. We have been busy filling weekend orders this morning and adding in some fun free gifts with those orders over $50 that came in over the weekend. We will continue to include a free gift with orders over $50 that are placed through today so you have not missed out on the opportunity quite yet.
Today or tomorrow we should receive our order of Deer Christmas Kits from Moda. They are so fun and we only ordered a few so don't miss out on this fun Holiday quilt kit. We also have several other precuts from The Deer Christmas this line and expect to get some fabric in for bindings and backing later in the summer.
We received the Tula Pink True Colors line Thursday. All pre-orders were cut and shipped or are ready for pick up today. We got in one extra bolt of each Fairy Dust on Friday so if you want some larger pieces of those, we now have more in the system and we still have some bolts of Monkey Wrench and Homemade plus the all the other new True Colors bolts (but only a few years left of a few of them).
If you are wondering the next time Regina Carter will be coming to drop off and pick up quilts, it will be this Saturday July 11th so mark your calendars! If you would like to send our Quilter's Dream batting with your tops to be quilted, check our stock here.
We know many of our yarn folks have heard about the Berroco 123Dropship program where you can order Berroco yarn from us that we don't have in stock and Berroco will ship it straight to you (usually very quickly). Berroco has been putting together some kits and we have added one to our website for order called the Zig Zag Jardin using the Millefiore yarn in a 50% Wool, 50% Acrylic blend. You can also order the Zig Zag Arcade kit made with one color of the Berroco Medina yarn, which is a 37% Cotton, 36% Acrylic, 27% Viscose blend perfect for summer knitting. If you have not seen all the yarns that you can purchase through us but have shipped straight from Berroco, check them out here. There are so many different fiber blends including their Modern Cotton, Modern Cotton DK, Liana, Cambria, Remix Light and Remix, (linen blends) that would be great for summer yarn work!
We know Georgia's governor has lifted the shelter in place order and many are ready to get out and about. We have not reopened for in-store shopping at this time, though. We continue to monitor and evaluate, and the numbers are growing like crazy right now, so we would still prefer to to help you virtually with both curbside pick up (remain in your car when you arrive and call us at 404-634-6924) and shipping of your orders! We have started RESERVATION only, in-store shopping for now with a reservation fee ($15) that goes towards your purchase. Your reservation is for up to 2 people so you may bring one other person with you under your reservation (adult or child). Right now we only have a few spots a day while we see how things go. All people inside the shop must wear a mask and bring their own hand sanitizer to use! You can reserve your spot HEREBy coming inside Intown Quilters you acknowledge and agree to the following:
I am aware of the existence of the risk of illness due to Covid19 by shopping in public.
I have not experienced symptoms of any illness in the past 14 days.
I have not been, nor any member of my household, diagnosed with Covid19 in the past 30 days.
I have a mask to wear and my own antibacterial hand sanitizer to bring into the shop to use.
You must wear a mask and bring your own hand sanitizer inside the shop and use it once you are inside.
You must maintain 6 feet of distance.
Payment is by credit card only or you can send payment through PayPal when you are in the shop.
Why are we doing this reservation fee? Because we are all still very worried about the spike in cases of Covid19 that are already happening in our area, and want to keep your and our risk level as low as possible. We need to keep the number of customers inside the shop to a minimum and are only offering this shopping time to those who are committed to purchasing something from us. We hope to reopen to browsing sometime in July.
Update: We sold out of the Creative Grids Facemask templates but have more on order already so please call the shop to reserve one of the next shipment, if you would like one of the Creative Grids Face Mask Templates. This great template makes it very easy to cut out three different sizes face masks to streamline your mask-making efforts. We do not expect to get another shipment for seer veal weeks.
For information on making face masks, check out our Charity Projects page. Please also share our GoFundMe fundraiser with your friends and family who might like to help out with masks but cannot help with the sewing of them. Our fundraiser is helping to pay for the fabric that we are providing to anyone who asks (over $5000 given away so far) and to supplement the pay for the shop employees during this time of limited work hours.
We appreciate the support you've shown us during these uncertain times. Whether you are an essential worker during this crisis or doing your part to #stayhome, you are in our thoughts!
Sarah & the IQF&Y crew