Thrifty Thursday….Forest Hollow

Forest Hollow

Today’s Thrifty Thursday item is the Forest Hollow pattern set.  Owls, chipmunks, and even floppy-eared rabbits gather in-and-around the tall trees and lovely flowers of Forest Hollow.

Designed by McKenna Ryan of Pine Needles the set includes nine patterns which make up individual wall hangings or a 61 1/2″ x 55″ finished quilt.  Our regular price is $168.75. Todays Thrifty Thursday price is only $85.00.  Click Here to order yours today!

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

Table DisplayWe are more than halfway through November and exactly one month until Christmas….whew where has the time gone?  Janet has been busy with the elves and begun to decorate the store for the merry season. She’s been doing such an inspiring and pretty job I felt like I just had to share what she’s done so far.

From quilted gift boxes, nutcrackers and holly wreaths there is a variety of Christmas themed kits to choose from.  Amongst the displays are loads of in stock Christmas precuts & patterns and lets not forget we have bolts of Christmas fabrics as well.Back Counter WallFront Counter

If you are hoping to stitch something to last a little longer then the the Holiday season we’ve got plenty of snowmen samples and kits on display.  From pillows to bed quilts and table toppers you are sure to find the perfect size snowman project.Front Door WallFront Wall

To round out the decorating we have a gorgeous fresh floral arrangement….so pretty!Fresh Flowers

We aren’t finished yet so pop in soon and find out what’s new and enjoy the holiday ambiance!


13th Annual Chilliwack Christmas Craft Crawl

store front at ChristmasHamels Fabrics is delighted to once again be participating in the Annual Chilliwack Christmas Craft Crawl this weekend.  For the 13th year you can tour an array of small boutique businesses in the country, featuring the very best in a wide variety of handcrafted gifting ideas! The tour will take place on the following dates & times;

Early bird Thursday, Nov. 26 10am-5pm
Friday Nov 27, 10am-5pm
Saturday Nov. 28, 10am-5pm
Sunday Nov. 29, 11am-4pm

Shop in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, with door prizes and refreshments at every stop on the tour. Pick up your Craft Crawl invite & tour map at any of the participating locations, have it stamped at all the stops for a chance to win our Grand Prize Gift Basket. You’ll find something uniquely different at each stop of this juried event, including: Pottery, Soaps, Honey, Quilting, Scarves, Jewelry, Garden Gifts, Original art paintings & gift cards, festive garlic & artisanal food products and much more! All of our Artists and Shop owners will be donating to Ruth & Naomi’s Mission” this year as our Craft Crawl community fundraiser. It is amazing how far Ruth & Naomi’s can stretch each dollar donated to feed hungry mouths. Our visitors’ contributions to our Donation Jars will be greatly appreciated, as we hope to surpass last year’s Community service fundraiser, where we proudly raised over $1700 for Ruth & Naomi’s.

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Winks Home, Greendale Pottery, Little Beetle Bistro, Rustic Soap Co.

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Red Bird Beads, Hamels Fabrics, Chilliwack River Valley Natural Honey, Willow Creek Vineyard

Be sure to visit our guest artisan, Margaret from Willow Cottage Creations.  Her beautiful scarves are available for sale in our store on the second floor.  She personally selects the fabric for each scarf and handcrafts them herself.Ban

See the map and key for details of this year’s stops.
2015 Map1. Willow Creek Vineyards
with Guest Artists: Greendale Pottery with Holly McKeen & AllyBeth Design Co.

2. Rustic Soap Co.

3. Chilliwack River Valley Natural Honey

4. Hamels Fabrics
with Guest Artist: Willow Cottage Creations by Marg Wilson

5. Little Beetle Bistro
with Guest Artists: Patricia Burton’s Cozy Down Studios and Red Bird Beads by Helen Fields

6. Winks Home Garden & Gifts

We hope that you are able to come out and enjoy the event this weekend!