There is no wrong time for quilting!.

Quilting Quote:

Do you have a new Janome and you just need alittle help.  Join us on Friday, July 19th 2-4pm, it's free if you bought your machine from us or if not it's $20.

Girls Night Out

Gemstone Class

Block of the Month & Clubs:

Join us Wednesday, June 19th for Quilts of Valor Sit and Sew, bring your own Quilt of Valor to work on or you can work on some of our blocks.

Grid Girls-Cats Cradle XL

Curiosity-last class

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.  

Starting Tuesday, May 21st 4-6pm.  This club will meet 3 times, always the 3rd Tuesday of the month during May, June and July.  During the club we will be swapping 5" charms from your stash, plus just a little background. RSVP before May 18th  $15 to join the club.

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, next class is May 25rd,  12noon - 2pm  $10 per class. RSVP spaces are limited.

Neighborhood Block of the Month

Crazy Flannel Quilt

Would you like to do a project using some of the decorative stitches that your machine has build in.  Join us for this Crazy Quilt using flannels.  Saturday, July 20th, 10am-2pm $15 + supplies.

Join us this summer on the 2nd Tuesday as we work on layettes for Christ Child Society of Atlanta. What a great way to spend the day, sewing with a fun group of ladies and sewing for a charity. Tuesday, June 11th is the next date.

Sew Easy Mystery

Sampler 102

Dahlonega's Favorite Quilt Shop

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 Charity Sew Day

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, next class is Saturday, May 25th, 9am-11am $10 per class. RSVP spaces are limited.

We are so excited to have Cindy Bingaman-Certified Gem Affiliate Proudly Representing MJ Kinman, Textile Artist with us on Saturday, August 10th, one class only to create the stunning 17.5" Alexandrite, June birthstone block! Ladies this is NOT paper piecing, it's a technique developed by MJ Kinman Textile Artist. This is a confident beginner class! Class is 10am-4pm and is $65 which includes the fabrics and pattern. Drop in and check out the June birthstone block!

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

This is the last installment of  the Curiosity pattern.  Saturday, June 8th 1-3pm $10 class fee.

Sampler 101-Beginning Quilting

New Machine Class

Swap Club


Store Hours:

Tuesday-Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 2pm


598 Grove Street North

Dahlonega, GA, 30533

Telephone Number:

(706) 864-0740


Also Visit:

Sew Easy Mystery, Saturday, June 1st 10am-1pm or 2-5pm $24.99 kit. Top size 36x45 no borders,  Please give us a call today to save your spot and choose your colorway.

Join us for the great little block of the month featuring 12" tree and house blocks. Every other month we will have a tree or a house block. $5 to join and $2.99 per month.  RSVP today!

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.

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!

Join us on Saturday, June 8th 10am-12nnon for help using this great ruler, Cat's Cradle XL.  $15 class fee includes the kit and use of the ruler.  After class you may purchase the ruler at a discounted rate if you love it like we know you will.  

Whiskers n Catnip Block of the Month

Friday, June 21st 15th 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. RSVP today

Quilt of Valor Sit and Sew