Ringspun Denim has arrived

Denim

This Ringspun Denim is made with yarn that will vary slightly in diameter.  This gives the authentic fading characteristics of the original denim blue jean. Made in the USA of 100% cotton in the apparel width of 60 inches.  A tremendous value at only $5 per yard.  Our research found this fabric to be highly coveted for fashion goods and only the highest quality jeans, some selling for as much as $200 a pair.  The modern mills producing popular price jeans and denim wear use yarn made with the ‘open end’ method, giving a very even finish but not the authentic fading.

A New Purchase

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Clubb Properties and Hartland Clubb have purchased the Montrose FFA project at the Montrose  County 2016 Fair.  This little Allis Chalmers ‘B’ began service in 1948 (by the serial number)and was found itself at a farm on High Mesa, Olathe.  Jerry Hubbard procured it with another tractor purchase and donated it to the FFA for their project.  Carter Smith, Nathan Cochran, and Kooper Davis took on the project and are now entered in a national competition.  The money from the winning bid, $5800, will be used by the Montrose Future Farmers of America to start another project.  Congratulations to the boys and best wishes for your next competition.

Hartland’s father, Gus Clubb, operated a Chevrolet dealership, Allis Chalmers equipment dealership, garage, and Shamrock gas distribution business between 1933 and 1943 in Olathe.  Allis Chalmers offered the ‘B’, ‘C’, and ‘WC’ models for the modern farmer.  A ‘B’ could have purchased with 3 basic implements for less than $800.  Twelve tractors could be shipped on one flat bed car pulled by Rio Grande to the Olathe rail depot and subsequently delivered to eager farmers in the area.  If the rail company could not deliver to Olathe, the rail car would be sided in Grand Junction.  Hartland and eleven buddies would be driven by car to the GJ depot.  Starting early in the morning, they would drive the tractors back on the highway to Olathe at 8 mph.  Typically after the purchase, Hartland would trailer a new tractor to the purchaser’s farm along with the necessary implements.  After staying to give a demonstration and make sure everything was satisfactory, Hartland was treated to a tasty lunch.

The ‘B’ was made by the Allis Chalmers company and sold between 1938 and 1957.  Henry Merritt, general manager for the company, created the B to sell to the farmer with small acreages that had not previously mechanized.  Since the farms in the area were so productive,  100 acres could be very profitable and therefore fit the market of a smaller tractor.  The ‘B’ was offered as an inexpensive, durable, and versatile solution that was easier to maintain than horses.

 

Back to School Fabric Sale

Back to School means harvest is coming and the Fall crafting season has begun.  The Ringspun denim is delayed in transit and should arrive any day.  Ringspun denim, made in the USA, is highly sought in the fashion world for it’s authentic fading characteristics.  It is also a great value in a 12 oz 100% cotton denim.  Yarn dyed flannels in 100% cotton plaids are not printed but made with the authentic loom method.

Our first ever sale on Indonesian batiks.  We know this is our most popular category in 100% cotton, for quilters and even apparel.  Regardless of some stores advertising otherwise, we have the largest selection between SLC and Denver, over 400 pieces from all the famous makers.

Minions and Frozen have been the largest selling figures in the previous 2 seasons.  Shop now for the best price and selection.  We have over 40 pieces.

Enjoy sales on our best selling batting, batting, and apparel/decorating bottom weight bull denim.  See you soon!

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Back to School Sale Begins

Yes, the wonderful Summer is maturing to a bountiful harvest and school bells and buzzers will soon be sounding.  All items are in stock and ready to sell.  We have two items that are slow in transit, Page 5 – Ringspun Denim and Page 8 – college ruled notebooks.  Sign up or watch our website for the announcement when they arrive.

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New Yarn from Coats & Clark

New colors and a new size in the Coats and Clark Super Saver and now, Jumbo.  13 new colors are now in stock to add to our already huge selection of Super Saver.  All at the low everyday price of $2.99 per skein.

New this year is Jumbo, and we are adding 10 colors to ‘gauge’ demand.  With all these qualities, and our low $7.99 per skein price, it is sure to be a winner.

  • Weight category: 4.
  • Content: 100% acrylic
  • Solids: 744 yd (681 m) per 14 oz (396g)
  • Multis: 482 yd (440 m) per 10 oz (283g)
  • Gauge: knit: 17st x 23r = 4in/10cm on size US8/5mm needles; crochet: 12sc x 15r = 4in/10cm on size I-9/5.5mm hook.
  • Care: machine wash (max.temp. 104F/40C); tumble dry; do not iron.
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