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Welcome to Thimbles Quilts!

What You Need to Know at Thimbles


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Embellish and Hope Yoder Introduce 


Embroidery & Crafting Event

3 Day Event

Whether your passion is embroidery or digital cutting these projects are easy, fun and trendy. 

Learn the ABC's and 123's of designing projects from start to finish, perfect for beginners to seasoned crafters. 

EVERYTHING will be provided for the event from machines and threads to food and fun!


August 2-4, 2018 from 9 - 5

$199 for 3 fun and crafty days!!





Saturday, July 14th
from 9:30 - 4

Sunday, July 15th
from 12 - 3

Save the date and plan on coming out to see Tory and all of her colorful wool.  Tory will be setting up shop upstairs for everyone to enjoy.  




We are excited to announce that Kim Christopherson, from Kimberbell Designs will be coming to Thimbles.

Join us for a fun filled evening as we greet Kim, hear her story and see some of her designs.

Snacks and treats will be served.

Date:  Wednesday, June 27th
Time:  6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee:    $20





Join us for the Brown Bag Mystery Quilt that is kicking off at quilt shops across the United States in March 2018. Purchase a brown bag with your mystery quilt fabric for $59.99 and receive an invitation to join a private Facebook group with other Brown Bag Mystery quilters. The goal of this group is to give you a community to share pictures of your blocks as you start to work on the mystery quilt. Won't it be fun to see how different everyone's quilts look? 
Clues will be distributed according to the following schedule and cutting instructions will be in your brown bag when you purchase it.

Saturday, March 17th - Clue #1
Saturday, March 31st - Clue #2
Saturday, April 14th - Clue #3
Saturday, April 28th - Clue #4
Saturday, May 12th - Clue #5
Saturday, May 26th - Clue #6 (Final assembly instructions)

Fee: $5 to join and $59.99 for the kit - you must use one of our kits to participate.






Enrollment Taking Place NOW

Starts March 2018

Participating in Kaffe’s Mystery Quilt is a great way to explore the wonder of working with his large and small scale designs. Quilters will relish the Mystery and enjoy Kaffe’s Colorful Universe. New sewers and newcomers to Kaffe’s world will surprise themselves with a kaffetastic complete quilt top. It’s easy sewing, so any sewer can savor working with Kaffe’s color and scale.

Each month, sew a different piece of the puzzle, culminating in the tenth month with the final piece and a map for finishing!
Give it a go!

Kaffe Fassett Collective Mystery Quilt details:
• 10 month program (March 2018 - December 2018)
• Pattern and Fabrics designed by Kaffe Fassett Collective
• Choose either color way: Light or Dark
• Fabric for top and binding distributed over the 10 months
• Final quilt size is 82-1/2” x 82-1/2”
$50 to join and $13.99 per month



Clubhouse 2018

Enroll NOW!

Starts January 2018

Getting To Know Hue finishes at 96" x 102". This spectrum of small stashworthy prints play well together, and are offered with two additional background options of charcoal and grey.  The fabrics in the blocks are identical in all three quilts, yet each quilt has its own personality. 

No club in May or October.
January 27 or Feb 1st
February 22nd or 24th
March 29th or 31st
April 26th or 28th
June 28th or 30th
July 26th or 28th
August 25th or 30th
September 27th or 29th
November 24th or 29th
December 27th or




Thimble's next Block of the Month will be in a beautifull pallette of pastels. The fee for this 9-month program is $20 to join.  You will receive fabric to complete one block each month for 9 months.
Set your blocks as shown in the pattern or any way you like!

*Pick up for the first block is September 8,9,10th*

*Finishing kits will be available for those who choose to finish it as shown.* Orders will be taken in October for the finishing kits to be purchased in November.

The rules----In order to receive your free fabric and paten for next month’s block there are a few conditions:
YOU must bring your finished block to Thimbles on THE SECOND  Saturday, or the Friday and Sunday that surround it.  If YOU can’t come during that time, you can buy the month’s kit for $5.00, while supplies last.

Dates for the block of the month are as follows:

September 8,9,10

October 13,14,15

November 10,11,12

December 8,9,10

January 12,13,14

February 9,10,11

March 9,10,11

April 13,14,15

May 11,12,13 



Machine Service Repair

Our sewing machine technician, Joe Gasparich, has been reparing sewing machines for 25 years now.

He services all makes and models of sewing machines. If it sews, he can fix it!




We are pleased to announce that Thimbles was a featured shop in the 2014 Quilt Sampler Magazine!