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Shop Hop Preview Day

Shop Hop Preview Day

Terrific Thursday - July 18
Carolina Celebrations Shop Hop Preview

See what Carolina Celebrations, our state-wide Fall shop hop, is all about this Thursday, July 18, 10:00-6:00 pm. That's the first day to purchase your shop hop passport packet - AND you'll get a stamp that day! We will reveal our Carolina Celebrations Shop Hop project, Colors of the Carolinas, (designed by our own Linda Turner and Florence Prather!) and have demos on the technique used to make our project. There will be free goodies, special sales, and prize drawings just for our Shop Hoppers!

Your passport packet includes your passport and lanyard and the Carolina Celebrations book of full color patterns for each shop project. Go to each shop on the list and get your passports stamped and collect the instructions for each shop's block. 

To kick off the fun everyone who purchases their Carolina Celebrations passport on July 18 will receive a free Quilt Patch goody. You will also be entered to win a beautiful Moda charm pack! This is the only day you can get your passport stamped before the shop hop begins October 3-12. October is the perfect time of year to visit Carolina's finest quilt shops! 

If you've never done a shop hop you need to do this! A shop hop is when you go to a group of designated shops (we have 14 in this hop), get your shop hop passport stamped, collect a block pattern from each shop to make the shop hop quilt, buy stuff on sale especially for Shop Hoppers, and enter drawings to win cool quilty prizes!

Saturday Night Sew & Barefoot Sale
Everyone is invited to our next Saturday Night Sew on July 20, 3:30-8:30. Work on whatever you'd like in good company. We order out for dinner around 5:30 (bring cash). Please call 704-821-7554 to reserve your spot.

Our Barefoot Weekend Sale is Friday-Saturday, July 17-18. Barefoot Club Members get 20% off of their total purchase (some exclusions apply). Become a Barefooter for life simply by purchasing a $25 membership.

New Around the Shop

Splendid by Robin Pickins for Moda, also available in jelly rolls and layer cakes.

Frosted Forest Glitter Favorites from Moda

Snow Day from Moda - also available in Jelly Rolls and Layer Cakes!

Cardinal Song Metallic from Moda

Santa's List and Pretty Poinsettias from Quilting Treasures

Water Lily from P&B Textiles

Beautiful Bamboo Sewing Caddy

4-piece sewing-themed ceramic measuring spoon set 

Magnetic Needle Minders in violet, teal and magenta - never lose your needle in the couch cushions again!

Christmas Project Party A Huge Success!
Thank you for coming out to our Christmas in July Party last Saturday! We had a terrific turn out and shared a ton of fabulous holiday gift giving ideas. 

Friends found themselves humming to the sweet sounds of holiday music while they shopped for their holiday inspirations. And homemade chocolate chip and ginger cookies, brownies, and peppermint bark were enjoyed by all! 

Everyone who came received a die cut Christmas stocking kit, and anyone who found our hidden-in-plain-sight Holiday Spool received 20% off an item on their next visit.

Congratulations to drawing prize winners Margaret Proctor and Debra Lewis - they each won a Moda charm pack! Our grand prize of a 20 fat quarter pack of Luminous Lace metalics from Quilting Treasures went to Lezlie Eidson. Congratulations! And thank you all for coming to our party!

Introducing Summer WEEKDAY Classes!

Are your weekends full this summer? Can't find time for yourself? We're offering a series of weekday classes throughout the summer! Seven new classes are scheduled on everything from traditional Drunkard's Path (June 26 - this one can be die cut!) and Storm at Sea (Aug. 7 - also die cut!) to the more simple modern look of Flying Rainbows (July 31) to the super handy Quilted Duffle Bag (Aug. 21-22). Look for the sunshine symbol on our new Summer Series weekday classes. 

Click on the class name for a link to more information. You can sign up in the shop or over the phone with a credit card, just give us a call at 704-821-7554.

Hello Spring Block of the Month

Say Hello to Spring with the newest Block of the Month from 3 Wishes Fabric and Designer, Laura Gilvin. Look forward to each month with this wonderful assortment of blocks and spring appliqués, as well as some hand stitched elements. This 10 month program begins in March 2020, but we need to order our kits by August 1st. Cost is $30 per month for 10 months or save $50 and pay $250 for the whole kit up front. Finished quilt is 80 1/2" x 96 1/2". If you would like to participate please call us and reserve your kit today! 704-821-7554. 

Carolina Hurricane Quilt Project

The Carolina Hurricane Quilt Project will continue through July, with the last day to drop off quilts at Quilt Patch. Twin, double, queen and king sized quilts are needed. The last day to drop off quilts at Quilt Patch is August 1. You get the quilts to us, and we'll get them to the Carolina Hurricane Project. Thirty-one quilts have been donated through Quilt Patch so far - thank you!

2019 Class Schedule
Click on the class name for a link to more information. You can sign up in the shop or over the phone with a credit card. Call us at 704-821-7554.

Spiral Tree Skirt
Create memories of presents piled high atop this soon-to-be family heirloom! 

Lucky 13
Sunday, July 14, 1-6 pm
Turn 13 fat quarters into this beautiful quilt! This is the perfect follow-up class for beginning quilters and a great go-to for the experienced quilter.

The Giving Tree
"And the boy loved the tree...very much. And the tree was happy." -Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree. Create your own giving tree using the Quick Curve Mini ruler.

Die Cut Roundabout Starts 
Wednesday, July 24, 10-3 pm
Let the die cutting do the hard work and you go straight to the fun part - sewing!

Fabric Collage
Saturday, July 27, 10-3 pm
Sunday, Aug. 25, 1-6 pm
Play with fabric all day while you practice the art of fabric collage. Choose your animal pattern - bunny, cat, dog, owl or flamingo!

Flying Rainbows 
Wednesday, July 31, 10-3 pm
Make this modern beauty with half-square triangles - the unsung hero of quilt patterns! 

Mondo Bag
Turn your 2 1/2 inch squares into this roomy and stylish tote bag. But be careful - everyone will want you to make them one!

Die Cut Storm at Sea 
Saturday, Aug. 7, 10-3 pm
Cut your work in half for this classic, intricate beauty by die cutting your fabrics!

Whale Tale
Thar she blows! This whimsical ocean view is the perfect summer project. Sew easy, no-pin curves with the Quick Curve Mini ruler.

Die Cut Snail's Trail 
Wednesday, August 14, 10-3 pm
This classic quilt pattern is a beauty in any color combination!

Jelly Roll Rug
Saturday, Aug. 17, 10-3 pm
Turn one Jelly Roll into this gorgeous oval rug in one class!

Quilted Duffle Bag 
2-Day Class: Thursday, Aug. 22 & Friday, Aug. 23
Saturday, Sept. 21 & 28, 10-3 pm
You can make a beautiful weekend bag that rivals even a Vera Bradley tote! This two-day class guides you through every step of this lovely duffle bag. (There's also a Saturday class listed below in September.)

Sea of Serenity

Saturday, Aug. 24, 10-3 pm
Have fun with wedges! This beautiful quilt is just one of the patterns featured in the book, Wedge Quilt Workshop. 

Drunkard's Path
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 10-3 pm
Learn to sew a traditional curve with this classic pattern.

Got the itch to learn how to quilt? This is the class for you! Think of this simple table runner as a small quilt; everything you learn here you can apply to any size quilt you'd to make. You'll learn: how to cut fabric, basic piecing techniques, how to apply borders, basic quilting techniques, how to make your own matching binding and how to bind your project!

Bat Moon Rising
Set the mood for your autumn decor!

  Indicates a week-day Summer Series class.
For more information on our classes please go to or call us at 704-821-7554.

Contact Us:

Phone:     704-821-7554
Address: 1017 Stallings Road
                 Matthews, NC Charlotte NC 28104
Hours:    Tuesday-Saturday, 10-5