Please note that the Sit and Sew Dates and the Monthly Demonstrations now have their own pages. Use the links in the list for easy access.

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Bus Trip
2017 Row by Row
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A Search for the Stars Shop Hop!

Shop Hop Block
When? April 27- May 6, 2017

Shopping, prizes, discounts, kits, free patterns and more!

Passports are $5 and are now available.
All shops will be open extended hours on Thursday & Friday. However, operation hours do vary from shop to shop. Call ahead before you plan your road trip.

Each Shop offers special 17% discount for those with the 2017 passport.
Having a passport entitles you to put your name into a drawing for a $120 gas gift card and a bundle of 12 coordinating fat quarters.
Additionally, each store will have a drawing for a $25 gift card.

We will have a finishing kit available during the shop hop.

Other Participating Stores:

Around the Block  Quilt N Go
120 Maple Street  7212 6 1/2 Mile Rd
Portland, MI  East Leroy, MI
517-647-5430  269-979-2347
Attic Window  Quilted Memories
5363 Alpine Ave NW 9919 Business US 31
Comstock Park, MI  Montague, MI
616-785-3357  231-893-0096
Friends Quilting Basket  Quilts at the Marshall House
1001 4th Ave, Ste 2 100 Exchange St
Lake Odessa, MI  Marshall, MI
616-374-3060  269-781-9450
The Hen House  Quilts Plus
211 S. Cochran Ave  3314 Stadium Dr
Charlotte, MI  Kalamazoo, MI
517-543-6454  269-383-1790
Queen Bee Quilt Shoppe  Sew Unique Threads
6522 Division Ave S., Ste B  7175 Tower Rd., Ste F
Grand Rapids, MI  Battle Creek, MI
616-827-8911  269-317-3022
Pressing Matters  
399 E. 32nd St 
Holland, MI  
Note: all shops open from 10:00 am to 7:00 PM on both Thursday and Friday.

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The April-June 2017 newsletter is available. The web pages have been updated and we will keep you informed via our weekly email.

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    Join us for a Row-by-Row On The Go

    How about this...A shop hop event with no fees, no passports and all summer to play? Simply visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows!

    We are in the process of creating our row! We'll have it on display as soon as it's finished. We're excited to be part of this experience and hope you will join in on the fun this summer.
    Travel and collect rows: June 21 - September 5, 2017
    Bring in completed quilt for a prize: June 21 - October 31, 2017

    Check out the INTERACTIVE GOOGLE MAP where all participating shops will be marked. You can view your route and see which shops along the way are participating. Then stop by to pick up your pattern and kit to make your row.

  • Row by Row Experience
  • Bus Trip to the International Quilt Show!

    Leave the driving to us on Saturday, April 8, 2017 for our bus trip to the International Quilt Show in Rosemont, IL. We provide a comfortable seat, good company, great fun.....and no standing in line for a ticket!

    Cost is $65.00 when you register before March 1st. After March 1st cost will be $70.00 so sign up early. The cost includes your show ticket!

    As you know from previous years, you'll have a wonderful time being inspired by all the extraordinary quilts, shopping (resting now and then) and just being with other great quilters.

    We have several people who have already signed up! If you're thinking about going, don't delay!
    Sign up sheets and information are at the front desk. Cash or check only.
    Or Print your own copy and mail it in.

  • Bus Trip pdf file
  • The BERNINA Q20 Machine

    This long-arm Quilting machine is great if you have an interest in machine quilting your own quilts.
    BERNINA Q20 features include:

    • BERNINA Long-arm stitch regulation
    • 20" throat space
    • up to 2,200 stitches per minute
    • unique tension control
    • built-in needle threader
    • Table size basic is approximately 36" x 45"
    • Table size can be extended to approximately 36" x 77"
    • Variable working height is approximately 30"

    The BERNINA Q20 is designed, engineered and assembled in Switzerland. It comes standard as a sit-down model machine. The generous freearm depth and height provide ample space for managing larger quilts. Undecided? the Q20 can be upgraded to a frame model machine.

    Purchase yours today and we will have it installed in your home so you can be quilting in a few easy steps.

    Stop in the store for a demo on this wonderful machine!

    If you would like to learn to use the Q20 in the store so that you could quilt your own projects, we offer rental time on the machine. You will need to take a training class first.

  • For more information on training and renting the Q20

  • Store Hours

    Monday through Friday (9:30 AM - 5:30 PM)
    Saturday (9:30 AM - 4:00 PM)


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