My soul is feed with needle and thread, my body with chocolate!

Quilting Quote:

Are you a confident beginner?  Let's make a Sampler may just be the thing for you.  This Club will meet the last Saturday of each month, next one is Saturday, October 27th, 10am-12noon, $5 class fee + supplies

Bring any unfinished projects to join us for a sew day on the 2nd Tuesday (extended hours until 8pm) and 4th Thursday of each month. Must RSVP!

Rag Quilt Class

Sampler 101-Beginning Quilting

Do you have 12-20 t-shirts that you need to make into a quilt?  Join us on Saturday, November 17th 10am-1pm $15 + supplies

Quilt of Valor- Sit and Sew

Quickly and easily piece Pineapple blocks in different sizes, use our rulers and try them out and then purchase if you love it and we know you will.  Class is Saturday, November 10th 10am-12noon  $15 includes kit

Join us on Saturday, November 3rd at either 10am-1pm  or 2pm-5pm  for this great sit and sew class.  We provide the kit for the top, you complete the top in class.  Only $33.99, the top is 47X56 and choose from 3 colorways.  Must prepay for the kit prior to class.  

Tree Skirt Class

If you have purchased a new sewing machine from us and you feel like you need help, this is the class for you.  Tuesday, November 20th 2-4pm  (if you didn't purchase from us $20 fee)

Upcoming Classes: â€‹Please call the shop to sign up for classes or clubs.

Join this new club and get a free Fat Quarter each month, get a discount on your birthday and a free pattern.  Club starts on Saturday, December 8th 8:30 am $25 fee

We are so excited to offer this new Block of the Month from Deb Heatherly.  This beautiful batik quilt is 96x96 with directions to make it a little smaller.   Only $20 to join and $25.99 per month.  Give us a call for details.

Grids Girls- Pineapple 

Sew Easy Mystery

Have you taken beginning quilting and just need a little more help? Join us for this class, you will need your sewing machine in good working order, basic sewing supplies, just a little fabric and the Underground Railroad book by Eleanor Burns. Pick and choose the blocks that you want to work on. Class will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month beginning January 26, 2019 12noon - 2pm  $10 per class.  1st class will focus on the the underground railroad block. RSVP spaces are limited.

Do you have a friend that would like to learn to quilt? or maybe you just need a refresher course?  Take a look at this class, Sampler 101, learn the basics of proper cutting, 1/4 seams, pressing and all the need to know stuff. You will need a sewing machine, basic sewing supplies, just a little fabric and Pat Sloan's book, Teach me to Make My First Quilt. Pick and choose the blocks you want to work on. Class meets 4th Saturday of each month beginning January 26, 2019 9am-11am $10 per class.  1st class will focus on the  9 patch block. RSVP spaces are limited.

Friday, November 16th 6-9pm, join us each month and work on a project of your own.  We will provide the pizza and door prizes! only $8 per class. Space is limited.  RSVP today

2019 Saturday Sampler

Are you thinking about quilting something a little cozier than your typical quilt? You should think about making a rag quilt! Class is Friday, October 26th 1-4pm $15 + supplies

Block of the Month & Clubs:

Fat Quarter Club

Let's make a Sampler Club

Would you like to make a new tree skirt just in time for the Holiday season?? Join us for this great class using the 10 degree wedge ruler.  Tuesday, November 27th 6-8pm $10 + supplies

Girls Night Out

Join us on Wednesday, October 17th 10am-5pm and work on your next Quilt of Valor.

New Machine Class

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Class Policies:

Classes must to paid for at time of registration.  One week cancellation notice required for refund.  It is important to have all your materials before class begins and have your sewing machine set up and ready to sew at the start of class time.  Our teachers make every effort to start on time.  All brands of sewing machines are welcome, please bring your manual for your machine to class.  

Would you like to learn the basics of Free Motion Quilting? Join us for the class, Friday, October 12th $45 includes kit


Sampler 102

Next year's Saturday Sampler is now set.  We will be doing blocks with half square triangle variations.  Choose either patriotic, bright or civil war colors. $10 to join and $5 for the first month, come back with your completed block and it's fee, drop in and we will give you all the details.

T-shirt Quilt

Whiskers n Catnip Block of the Month

Store Hours:

Tuesday-Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 2pm


598 Grove Street North

Dahlonega, GA, 30533

Telephone Number:

(706) 864-0740


Also Visit:

Free Motion Quilting Class