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Welcome to Thimbles Quilts!

What You Need to Know at Thimbles


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Be sure to graduate at the top of your class by attending Anita's University. Your first University class is entitled "Embroidery Made Easy 101". Don't be tardy for class! For only $99 you will receive:

  • A 3 ring binder with detailed step-by-step tutorials
  • USB stick with over 200 designs - the MOST of any class
  • Special pricing on products
  • Exclusive neak peeks on new techniques and new collections
  • Stitch out 7 hands-on projects on state of the art machines in a team sewing environment.

With this innovative new class, you’ll be able to vote for which projects are taught in class! That means that no class will ever be the same! We come prepared to teach 15 exciting projects, you pick 8 to stitch in class, and take them all home with you on your exclusive design CD!
Phone your friends! We’ve got even more games & prizes than ever before! Hit your buzzer and spin the wheel, win a prize and make a deal! With our new Game Show theme, every single attendee has a chance to play and win big!
It really is a party with snacks, music, and contests! Spend some quality stitching time with your fellow embroiderers and make new friends as you teach and learn from each other! Plus, you’ll be the first to see sneak peeks of upcoming collections!

Machines Provided, Kit included: Design Cd & tutorials, Fabric, 2 Spools of Thread and the Club Form.





The Accuquilt Let’s Go Sampler is a row of the month quilt. We will meet once a month for 7 sessions. The sampler quilt is designed to use the Accuquilt dies for blocks and applique. 

Some of the blocks and sections will include flying geese, pinwheels, hexagons and appliqué shapes.

Each month you will receive the directions for the row. We will be demoing the appliqué techinques and the dies that will be used for that month. 

Kits of the fabric used in the sample quilt will be available. 

Class Dates: September 20th, October 18th, November 15th, December 20th, January 17th, February 21st




$5 Block Of The Month 2018-2019



Thimble's next Block of the Month will be in bright primary tone-on-tones and prints. The fee for this 12-month program is $25 to join.  You will receive fabric and a pattern to complete one block each month for 12 months. You will learn techniques like piecing, applique, curved seams and foundation paper-piecing along the way. 
Set your blocks as shown in the pattern or any way you like!

A demo will take place on Friday and Saturday at 10:00am!

*Pick up for the first block is August 10th,11th,12th*

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

The rules----In order to receive your free fabric and pattern for next month’s block there are a three 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 may

purchase the month’s kit for $5.00, while supplies last.

Dates for the block of the month are as follows:

August 10, 11, 12

September 7, 8,9

October 12, 13,14

November 9, 10,11

December 7, 8, 9

January 11, 12,13

February 8, 9,10

March 8, 9,10

April 12, 13,14

May 10,11

June 7, 8, 9




Saturday, November 10th
from 9:30 - 4

Sunday, November 11th
from 12 - 4

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.  




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






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!