Be Prepared to be Wowed with New Machine Models
If your dream machine is your destiny then the Husqvarna Viking Epic is the machine for you. This top of the line sewing machine with wifi technology and the largest hoop area on the market is creating lots of buzz. Come by for a demonstration. We will have this machines in stock the end of October, just in time for Christmas.
For those of you are interested in sewing on one of these machines before they are in the stores, then come to our “EPIC” event that will be held during the Houston Quilt Market at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Saturday, October 24 from 1-5PM. Husqvarna Viking Educator, Marsha Kirsch will guide you through all of the wonderful features of the EPIC. We will have a classroom of Epic’s set up and you will get the first opportunity to sew on this machine. Contact us at 281-347-0453 if you are interested in getting registered. Class is limited to 25. You must register by October 9.
Those of you who are looking for a machine that can easily do hats and bags will want to take a look at the new Brother Persona that is a single needle with a tubular frame. Even better it comes with a hat hoop without the price tag of a multi-needle. These machines are very popular. We have one on the sales floor so come by for a demonstration.
If you are looking for an entry level embroidery/sewing machine then the Pfaff Creative 1.5 and the Viking Jade are the machines to see These are great entry level computer sewing and embroidery machines. In addition we have lots of really great choices for that beginning sewer. And of course, free guide classes come with all qualified machine purchases.
Layaways and Gift Cards in Time for Christmas
For those of you who are stumped for that Christmas gift idea, don’t forget that McDougal’s gift cards are available. And ladies– if you want that special machine for Christmas then you need to give us a call or come by so that we can enter your request on your Christmas wish list. We will even provide gift wrapping.
New Software set for October Release
For those of you with the 6D software there is an upgrade coming. The new software is called Ultra and will still come in 3 levels: embroidery, embroidery extra and Premier+. If you are interested in upgrading, then be sure to mark your calendar for December 12. We will have a presentation to show you all the wonderful features this software has. There is no charge, however, you must register in advance. Those of you who have been thinking of software, may want to take advantage of a closeout special we have on the 6D Premier. This is a $2200 software that we are closing out for $1899. If you register your 6D Premier software by December 31, 2015 then you will receive a FREE UPGRADE TO PREMIER+. 6D Premier price good while supply last. As always, you will receive free classes to learn how to use your software.
Husqvarna S-25/S-21 Serger Event on Sept. 30
Learn some great techniques with your S-21 or S-25 serger or test drive one if you are thinking of purchasing a new serger. You will be amazed at what you can do with a serger. What do you think about putting in a zipper with a serger. You will do just that at this event when you make a bag similar to those pictured below.
Don’t miss this great event if you already have an S-25 or S-21 serger or if you are thinking of adding one to your sewing room. More Information
Congratulations to all of the Winners of our Anniversary Challenge!
The Grand Prize Winner Lorna Barnhart!
Crafting Winner Stacy McCarthy
Quilting Category Winner Rebecca Muecke
Wearables Winner Vickie Hughes
Shop in September During National Sewing Month
During the month of August we will handed out our black bags at our 6 locations. No purchase is necessary. Save this bag and during the month of September in celebration of National Sewing Month if you shop at one of our McDougal's locations with your black bag you will receive 20% off all in-stock notions and accessories. This is a great opportunity to stock up on threads, needles, etc. for that Christmas sewing. Or, you might want to see about getting that special foot.
In conjunction with the American Sewing Guild– Houston chapter there will be demos at our 5 Joann’s locations on Sept. 12 and 26 throughout the day. Members of the ASG will be there to show you some great things and answer any questions you might have about the American Sewing Guild. Make plans to take advantage of these free demonstrations.