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February 2019 Newsletter

February 2019 Newsletter Shop 3, Kilbirnie Plaza, 22 Bay RoadKilbirnie, Wellington 6022 (04) 387 4505 jo@sewingdirect.co.nz A BRIEF UPDATE ON BIG NEWS WE’RE MOVING ON 1 APRIL TO 40 COUTTS STREET KILBIRNIE!! We’re delighted to announce that we’re staying in business, in Kilbirnie, for the foreseeable future! We move to 40 Coutts Street - the building between Westpac bank and Kip McGrath - on Monday 1 April. The renovations have started already. New paint, new carpet and new lighting will transform the shop and also the separate building - our classroom - at the back of the shop, in the...

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January 2019 Newsletter

Shop 3, Kilbirnie Plaza, 22 Bay Road Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022 (04) 387 4505 jo@sewingdirect.co.nz BIG NEWS FROM JO If you’ve read between the lines of my recent newsletters you won’t be too surprised to learn that when my 3 year lease on the shop’s premises expires on 31 March (ie in 10 weeks’ time), I won’t be exercising the option to renew it. Quite simply, this business can’t afford to rent these very large premises. It’s sad, as all of us who work here - and no doubt most of you - love the shop and believe it’s a real...

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December Newsletter

Shop 3, Kilbirnie Plaza, 22 Bay RoadKilbirnie, Wellington 6022     (04) 387 4505 jo@sewingdirect.co.nzDecember 2018 Newsletter      Christmas / New Year hours!  Christmas day is a Tuesday and we’ll be open until Monday 24 December at 2pm.  Then we’ll all take an 8 day break (wahoo!) and re-open the shop on Thursday 3 January.    So we’ll be CLOSED from 2pm Monday 24 December till 9am Thursday 3 January. Stock up on all your crafty Xmas presents and other craft needs before Christmas Eve.    Kilbirnie Santa Parade this Sunday Don’t forget that this Sunday 2 December is the second-ever...

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September Newsletter

REFLECTIONS ON 2.5 YEARS UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP Time’s flown since Jo Morris bought the Wellington Sewing Centre in April 2016. We’ve changed the look and feel of the shop and love it when customers praise the quality of our stock and our staff’s knowledge, enthusiasm and friendliness. Those are the very qualities that set us apart from large impersonal stores and online businesses that have way more buying power than we do.  We genuinely love going the extra mile to get the best results for our customers and we know that the service we provide is valued.    After 2.5...

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July Newsletter

Newsletter – July 2018 Woolly News The cold weather has brought more yarn crafters - knitters, crocheters and weavers  - into the shop and we love it!  Our “wool room” – once a separate shop – is now almost filled with yarn.  We keep needing more shelves!  We have close on 100 different kinds of yarn - and we’re constantly bringing in more.  In September our first shipment of gorgeous Rowan yarns will be here – wahoo! And we have literally hundreds of knitting pattern leaflets and lots of pattern books as well.  We’re always on the lookout for nice...

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