Patches and Petals
Patches and Petals
Are buses welcome at
Patches and Petals?
Yes. We can easily accommodate bus groups. We would greatly appreciate
a call as soon as you know of your plans so that we can arrange to have
plenty of staff available to serve you. There are a couple of
restaurants within walking distance if you need to arrange for a meal.
What are your hours?
We are open seven days a week, Monday through Friday 10 AM to 6 PM,
Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM and Sundays from 12 to 4 PM.
We are closed on New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day,
Mother’s Day, Father Days, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve at noon and Christmas Day.
Do you accept mail
Yes. We are happy to mail merchandise to you. If your request is not in
stock, we will contact you, preferably by email. Please enclose your
email address, telephone number and mailing address with any order.
How do I find Patches
How is postage handled?
Small items will be sent by first class mail. Items that fit into flat
rate USPS boxes will be sent by this method. Larger boxes will be sent
by parcel post or UPS. A small handling fee will also be added to mail
or email orders.
Can I get my newsletter
You can receive your Patches and Petals Newsletter in several ways. If
you sign up for email mailing, we will send the Patches and Petals
Newsletter directly to your email address. You can also go to the
Patches and Petals website, and the most recent newsletter will be
I have signed up for
the email newsletter,
but have not received one. What's wrong?
There are several reasons for you not receiving an email newsletter.
Some of you may have strong firewalls or anti spyware programs
installed on your computer that will not allow you to receive your
newsletter. It may be that it was hard to read your handwriting if you
requested the newsletter in writing and the wrong email address was
written. Also, it may be that we goofed in entering your address. In
any case, please send us an email and we will try to correct the
It takes forever to
download my newsletter.
PDF files do take longer to download, but should be compatible with all
computers. You might have an old and slow computer, you might have a
very slow connection with your internet provider, or your computer may
be laden with viruses and spyware.
How can I register for
You can register for a class in person, on the web, by phone or by
mail. The class supply list can be picked up, emailed, or mailed to you.
Can I arrange a
private or group class?
Yes. We have many instructors who would be happy to provide this
service. We would need to know in advance a date that you have in mind,
and the type of class that you would like to arrange. We will do
everything that we can to help arrange a class of your choice.
What is a "fat
No, it's not a overweight quarter? or a quarter on steroids. It is a
half yard of fabric that has been cut in half so that each piece
measures approximately 18 x 21 inches. There are many books and
patterns that call for fat quarters.
What is a jelly roll?
Jelly rolls are 2 ½” x width of fabric (WOF)
are all from the same fabric line, and have 40 strips per bundle. If a
line contains less than 40 designs/colors in its assortment, designs
are doubled up to reach 40, and if there are more than 40 designs, 40
are handpicked to be included in the Jelly Roll. Jelly Roll is a
trademark name for Moda. Bali pops is the trademark name for Hoffman
is a charm pack?
A charm pack is an assortment of 5” squares. One fabric from
entire line or group is included. A total of 40 squares is included in
What is a Layer Cake?
Layer Cakes were introduced in the fall of 2007. They are 10”
squares, coordinated in the same way as Jelly Rolls. Each pack contains
40 squares from a fabric line.
What is a UFO?
UFO stands for an Unfinished Object. A UFO club allows quilters to work
together to complete these projects. Patches and Petals adds extra
incentive to finishing your project by entering your name for a gift
certificate for every project you finish.