Our Ideal Customer

Anyone interested in learning to sew, or learning to machine-quilt, ages 6 and up, is our ideal customer. Experienced quilters will also enjoy the selection of fabrics, notions, threads and more. Vintage Sewing machine buffs will also learn maintenance of their machines, and find the requisite oil here at Quilters' Quarters.

About Us

Terry's Thoughts and Threads will give you updates on my book publishing; events and special promotions of Quilters' Quarters will also be shared here.

Quilters' Quarters is a new division of Terry's Thoughts and Threads, featuring a fabric and notions store and quilting advice and assistance.

How We Got Started

I and others have long missed our local Cressy's Store, lost to the economy several years ago. I wanted to open a fabric and notions shop to facilitate the efforts of local quilters in finding materials to continue making beautiful quilts and more. We have made space within Wooden Toy and Gift .

Individual Sewing Machine Lessons

Visit our blog page to read a syllabus of four weekly lessons for individuals who want to brush up their skills or learn to quilt on a domestic machine. Here's the page http://atquiltersquarters.blogspot.com/p/machin... where you can check out the schedule as well. Email,...

Drop in Sit 'n Sew sessions

Visit us on early Friday evenings (5-6 pm) just to enjoy an hour or so of quilting friends at our shop. Bring a project, or a question or problem and we'll do our best to help you along. Maybe you want to know how to use an antique "people-powered" treadle machine? Or a hand crank machine? We...

Vintage Sewing Machines Consulting

Rick and I are currently learning as much as we can about vintage sewing machines. We have a few treadles that we are restoring to use, and also have a Featherweight that is in good running condition. If you want to share what we've learned, stop in to see us. We'll be offering a workshop in late...

Retail Fabric and Notions Sales

We buy quilt-quality fabric and notions from a Massachusetts wholesaler, and are also visited by sales reps who order from large fabric companies. In addition, we have a small area set aside for "orphan" fabrics placed with us on consignment by quilters shuffling their stash. Come visit us and...

Beginner level (or brush up) machine quilting on domestic machines

Rick and I have dedicated more of our shop space to provide room for small group classes. For more details please visit our blog's classes page: http://atquiltersquarters.blogspot.com/p/machin...
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