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Welcome To Cotton & Chocolate
Shop Update (10/15/21)

 

September thru December 2021 Newsletter and Class Schedule: Click Here 

 

COVID-19 Update
Per CA State Guidelines as of August 20, 2021:

Masks are required at all times inside the store,
regardless of whether or not you are vaccinated.  
As a reminder, we offer alternative shopping methods to you
including on-line shopping with shipping or curbside pickup, telephone ordering (805-371-3042), or by private appointment.

 

Stitch Pink Kits

We are happy to announce we now have Stitch Pink kits in stock. Not familiar with Stitch Pink? This is a program sponsored by Moda Fabrics each October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year's pattern is called Together and features Sincerely Yours fabric designed by Sherri & Chelsi from Moda. This can done on its own or as part of sew-along (starting Oct. 26th) with Sherri on YouTube. Sherri's YouTube channel is called A Quilting Life.


The quilt finishes at 64-1/2" x 75-1/2". Our kits are just $137.50 and include all fabrics for the top plus the pattern. Click here to order.

The kits currently are missing 3 fabrics which were unavailable at the time we received the other fabrics. Rather than waiting on the fabrics, we wanted to put together what we had so you can get started with the quilt-along. As soon as we receive those fabrics, we will get them to you. Additionally, the kit doesn't include the binding, but we will have several of the fabrics left over for you to choose from. What a lovely quilt and kit for you or a friend!! Time to get started!!! Our kits are limited so don’t wait.


New Sewing Center Weekend Retreat Added
Marilyn & Jerry are sponsoring another Cotton & Chocolate Sewing Center Weekend, Friday-Sunday, October 29-31. The cost is just $45.00 for all 3 days. Hours are 10-5 on Friday and Saturday, and 10-4 on Sunday. Come sew with us and get some projects done! Click here to reserve your spot. Space is limited!

Dolores Wolff Memorial Service
Some of you may have known Dolores both from Cotton & Chocolate, but also from earlier incarnations of our store. Dolores was a fabulous quilter and teacher. She continued to teach until very late in her life. Dolores passed away just about a year ago and Patti Adams is hosting this memorial for those that want to come and celebrate her life.


The memorial will be on Sunday, November 14th from 1pm to 3pm. The address is 517 Strauss Dr. in Newbury Park. Please bring your favorite written (8 1/2x11notebook) memory of you and Dolores. These will be made into a keepsake book for the family. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP at 805-498-6546.

Sewing Center Available for Rent

Our Sewing Center is available for rent, either by the hour or by the day. For sewing we recommend one person per table with a current maximum of 16. For other uses we have enough chairs for up to 25. Our rates are $25 per hour if reserving by the hour, or $15 per person per day (minimum 8 people). For example, a typical 3 day weekend retreat would run $45 per person. For additional information or availability, contact our store at 805-241-3042.


YouTube Video Links
Folded Corner Clipper 
Bloc Loc Half Square Triangle Ruler

Into The Stars Mystery Quilt Part 1
Into The Stars Mystery Quilt Part 2
Into The Stars Mystery Quilt Part 3
Note: There are no videos for Parts 4-6

October SS Halloween Figs Block 22
October SS Halloween Figs Block 21
October SS Halloween Figs Block 20
October SS Mineral Matrix Block 10 Pt 1
October SS Mineral Matrix Block 10 Pt 2
September SS Halloween Figs Block 19
September 
SS Halloween Figs Block 18
September SS Halloween Figs Block 17
September SS Halloween Figs Block 16
September SS Mineral Matrix Sashing Pt 3
September SS Mineral Matrix Block 9 Pt 1
September SS Mineral Matrix Block 9 Pt 2
August SS Halloween Figs Block 15
August SS Halloween Figs Block 14
August SS Mineral Matrix Block 8 Pt 1
August SS Mineral Matrix Block 8 Pt 2
August SS Mineral Matrix Block 7 Pt 1
August SS Mineral Matrix Block 7 Pt 2
July SS Mineral Matrix Block 6 Pt 1
July SS Mineral Matrix Block 6 Pt 2
July SS Halloween Figs Block 12
July SS Halloween Figs Block 13
June SS Mineral Matrix Block 5 Pt 1
June SS Mineral Matrix Block 5 Pt 2
June SS Mineral Matrix Pieced Cornerstones
June SS Halloween Figs Block 10 Crown Star Block
June SS Halloween Figs Block 11 Block Star Block

February SS Mineral Matrix Part 1
February SS Mineral Matrix Part 2
February SS Halloween Figs Part 1
February SS Halloween Figs Part 2
March SS Mineral Matrix Part 1
March SS Mineral Matrix Part 2
March SS Halloween Figs Part 1

March SS Halloween Figs Part 2
April SS Mineral Matrix Block 3 Part 1
April SS Mineral Matrix Block 3 Part 2
April SS Mineral Matrix Inset Border
April SS Halloween Figs Block 5
April SS Halloween Figs Blocks 6 and 7
May SS Mineral Matrix Block 4 Part 1
May SS Mineral Matrix Block 4 Part 2
May SS Halloween Figs Blocks 8 and 9 Pt 1
May SS Halloween Figs Blocks 8 and 9 Pt 2
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 1 Intro
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 1 Rolling Stone Block 1
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 1 Double Pinwheel Block 2
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 2 Intro

Traditional Halloween Figs Month 2 Flying Geese Cross Block 3
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 2 Crown Star Block 4
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 3 Goose Tracks Block 5
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 3 Simple Star Block 6

Traditional Halloween Figs Month 3 Double Pinwheel Block 7
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 4 Nutmeg Star Block 8
Traditional Halloween Figs Month 4 Simple Star Block 9

 

What's new?
Are you subscribed to the Cotton & Chocolate YouTube Channel? If not, follow this link and then subscribe to our channel!

Want more? We also posted two technique videos on two of Marilyn's favorite tools, the Folded Corner Clipper and the Bloc Loc Half Square Triangle Ruler. These are worth watching over and over again so you really know how to use them!

Covid-19 Status
At Cotton & Chocolate we are aware of the latest restrictions in Southern California. We are now open with at full capacity. We continue to sanitize our store each day. We do appreciate your business, whether in-store or on-line. If desired, we do offer private shopping time by appointment and curbside pick-ups. Please call the store if you need more information at 805-371-3042.

Our new store location (380 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd in Thousand Oaks) is fantastic and we are really excited to share it with you. Click on the picture below to take a virtual tour.




What will you find inside? Lots of great new fabrics, notions, and fun new goodies just waiting for you!!!  We hope you love our new home as much as we do and we really look forward to seeing you soon.
  
As a note, if you cannot make it during our regular store hours or would like to visit without anyone else in the store, we can make arrangements for private shopping hours based on our staff availability. Please call the shop.  Our new phone number is 805-371-3042. 

Regular Hours
Sundays 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Mondays - CLOSED
Tuesdays-Saturdays 12:00 - 5:00 PM
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Quick Links
Jerry's Jelly Roll Jig YouTube Video - Click here
Class Registration Form: Click here

English Paper Piecing using the Glue Baste Method
English Paper Piecing by Machine
Folded Corner Clipper 
Bloc Loc Half Square Triangle Ruler

2020 Saturday Sampler YouTube Links

January Intro - Click Here, Part 1 - Click Here, Part 2 - Click Here, Part 3 - Click Here
February Intro - Click Here, Part 2 - Click Here
March Intro - Click Here, Part 1 - Click Here, Part 2a - Click Here, Part 2b - Click Here
April Intro - Click Here, Part 1a - Click Here, Part 1b - Click Here, Part 2 - Click Here
May Intro Part 1 - Click Here, Intro Part 2 - Click Here, Block Construction - Click Here
J
une Intro - Click Here, Block Construction - Click Here 
July Intro Part 1 - Click Here, Block 1 Construction - Click Here, Block 2 Construction - Click Here, Fruit Pizza Recipe - Click Here
August Intro - Click Here, Block 1 Construction - Click Here
September Intro - Click Here, Block Construction - Click Here
October Intro - Click Here, Block Construction - Click Here
November Intro - Click Here, November Block Construction - Click Here
December Block - Click Here

2019 Saturday Sampler Links
January Intro - Click Here January Half Square Triangles and Bloc Loc Tool - Click Here
February Introduction - Click Here February Precision Piecing Instructions - Click Here
March Intro - Click Here March Center Block - Click Here March Hour Glass - Click Here
April Intro - Click Here April Folded Corner Clipper - Click Here
May Intro - Click Here May Center Block - Click Here
June Intro - Click Here June Friendship Stars and Checkboard Block - Click Here
July Intro - Click Here July Part 1 - Click Here July Part 2 - Click Here
August Intro - Click Here August Block - Click Here
September Intro - Click Here September Block - Click Here
October Intro -  Click Here October Block - Click Here