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Top 5 Back to School Projects

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:45

It's that time of the year again. Back to school season sure crept up on us quickly. Don't worry, you still have time to create a few simple back to school projects before your little ones board that big yellow bus. To prep the kiddos for the new school year, here are our Top 5 Back to School Projects:

1. The kids are sure to thank you for their handy Knotted Zipper Pencil Case that keeps all of their new writing utensils in place.

Rich's August Clubs are Giving Back

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 18:46

Let's Sew for our Veterans!

Every year, Rich’s donates their classrooms and teachers to help give back to the community. This August, we will be making Comfort Quilts for Veteran’s Hospitals!

Here's how you can help:

  • Sign up for any club time in August to help sew or serge. 
    There are no fees and it doesn’t matter if you are a club member.
    Bring a friend if you like! Bring your own fabric to work on or work with donated fabrics.
  • Donate fabric, batting or polar fleece.
  • Make 18” blocks or 5’ x 7’ quilts at home and drop off
  • Cash donations also accepted.

  1. For fabric donations, please follow these guidelines:
  • 5’ X 7’ (60” X 84”) batting and 100% cotton or flannel backings
  • 5’ X 7’ fleece to use for filling and/or backing
  • 1/2 yard or larger quilting cottons in solids or prints, patriotic or not, (avoid feminine colors and patterns)
  • 2 1/2” x 44” pre-cut strips or 18” quilt blocks

 

Please turn in all quilts by Sept. 12, 2014 for delivery to our veterans!

5 Best Summer Travel Projects

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:23

Summer is here, and between all those road trips you have planned out, you may need to sneak in a project here and there in preparation for these trips. We are helping you plan your projects around those summer travel plans by giving you our Top 5 Summer Travel Projects. These projects make the perfect, handy items you can bring with you on your next summer road trip.

1. This Back Seat Hanging Trash or Toy Bin is the perfect way to keep your car tidy during those long road trips. Teach the kiddos to throw away their garbage or store their toys in these, and you will have less clean up when the trip is over!

 

 

It's County Fair Season!

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 19:53

It's mid-July, which means Fair season is upon us. This year, Rich's will be at the Lane County Fair in Eugene.

If you are anywhere near Eugene this weekend, stop by the fair to say "hi" and enjoy fair size savings on your favorite machines.

When: July 23rd - 27th
Where: Lane County Fairgrounds (see map)

Stop by our booth and we'll make sure you get the best deal on your dream machine this summer.

We'll see you at the fair!