Dahlonega's Favorite Quilt Shop

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There is no wrong time for quilting!.

Beginning Machine Applique Class

Sew Easy Mystery, Saturday, August 3rd 10am-1pm or 2-5pm $34.99 kit. Top size 44X57 with borders,  Please give us a call today to save your spot and choose your colorway.

Take a look at this great new class that we have just added. Laura Heine's collage technique class will be held Thursday, July 18th 10am-1pm $20 + supplies. Give us a call for details!

Would you like to have some beautiful 12" blocks for your birthday?  Join us for this club starting Friday, July 12th, and continuing the 2nd Friday each month for a year.  Club will meet 4-6pm and we will have cupcakes! You will be required to attend/or send your blocks each month and if attending you will receive a coupon for a discount at each meeting.  Each month we will focus on a demo or a new block technique!  Please join us for fun and fellowship! $10 to join

Starting Thursday, July 11, 2-4pm.  This club will meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday for 6 months. Drop in and out as you would like.  Fee is $15 which will include 2 block kits and Cake Mix paper to complete those blocks. Choose your colorway: Civil War, French Provincial or Christmas. During the club we will be working on 2 blocks each month and ending with a great finishing pattern. RSVP.

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 July 27th,  11am - 12:30 pm  $10 per class. RSVP spaces are limited.

Sampler 102

Please join us for us for our 1st ever mini-retreat!! We will be celebrating the end of summer with this great project on Friday, August 16th 10am-9pm and Saturday, August 17th 10am-5pm.  We will provide breakfast and lunch both days plus the kit to make this great quilt. Space is limited so give us a call to sign up today. $125.00 fee

Gemstone Class- Class is Full, call us to go on the waiting list

Block Party Club-New

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

Block of the Month & Clubs:

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.  

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.


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, July 27th, 9am-10:30am $10 per class. RSVP spaces are limited.

Camper Collage

Quilting Quote:

Cake Mix Club-New

 Charity Sew Day

Crazy Flannel Quilt

Quilt of Valor Sit and Sew

Sew Easy Mystery

Mini Retreat-in house

Would you like to learn the basics of paper piecing?? Join us for this class, Thursday, August 29th, 10am-1pm $15 includes kit

Girls Night Out

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

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.

Sampler 101-Beginning Quilting

Beginning Paper Piecing

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, July 9th is the next date.

Store Hours:

Tuesday-Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 2pm


598 Grove Street North

Dahlonega, GA, 30533

Telephone Number:

(706) 864-0740



Also Visit:

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!

Bring any unfinished projects to join us for a sew day on the 4th Thursday of each month. Must RSVP!

New Machine Class

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.

Do you need a little help learning to applique by machine? Sign up for this Machine Applique Class, Wednesday, July 31, 1-4pm $10 + supplies