Monday, December 27, 2010
Cottonwood Heights, Utah
Join us for another stunning Block of the Month. "Civil War Chronicles" tells the strories of 12 women who encountered their own struggles on the home front while their husbands were away. Each pattern includes historical background and biographies about the generals' wives. We offer free demonstrations of the block construction each 3rd Saturday, while you pick up your kit.
Friendship Triangles Exchange A must-see trunk show by Laundry Basket Quilts kicks off our exciting exchange program during our Winter Celebration Open House Week, January 10th -15th. Join by picking up a "Cinamon Stick" (a dark/light fabric combination with 2" half-square triangle paper), sew your half-square triangles and return them to the shop. Then come in on "Exchange Days" and receive 54 squares of different color combinationa! We'll turn our scrappy squares into gorgeous projects designed by Eyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts, based on colors from her fabric lines by Moda.
Charity Quilts 2011 This year we want to help provide full size quilts for elderly Native Americans still living on their reservations. Pick up your free fabric kit in the shop and enjoy creating for someone in need.
Quilts of Valor 2011 Teach a friend the joys of quilting at our expense! On selected Fridays, 2-4 pm. we'll open our classroom for you to teach a non-quilter friend how to piece. We'll supply the fabrics and patterns to create a "Quilt of Valor" to be awarded to an honorable service member or veteran.
Sweet Jelly Roll Classes Free classes this year to enjoy the creativity available with 2 1/2 " precuts. We offer a different quilt pattern each month. Visit www.elainesquiltblock.com to view the selected quilts for January ("Fish Crackers" uses whimsical pinwheels), February ("Daisy Chain" uses bright batiks), March ("Floral Bouquet" shows pastels on white) & April ("Sparkling Gemstones" strong prints from Kaffe Fasset & Amy Butler). Registration is needed. Also listed are 23 other classes to sharpen your skills during the next four months.
Getting Ready for Shop Hop 2011
We're very excited to present our novel theme "Treasure Island" during the Wasatch Front Shop Hop June 15th thru 18th - "The Best Quilt I Ever Read". We're designing with pirates and treaure maps, chests of gold and sailing ships! This year will be the best ever.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
For over 128 years the elves have been
transforming every inch of the store into
a winter wonderland.
You really don't want to miss it!
We have some exciting things planned for the new year....
Many new Block of The Month programs...
New fabric arriving daily... We are continually adding the
newest trends &
the latest designers in fabric & patterns.
We stock everything the beginning or experienced quilter could need!
We also have a Monday Book Club where we feature
a new book each Monday at a special discount. (See the blog)
We have an awesome group of ladies that meet each month
for "Girl Gang" an informative, inspiring fun club, always
eager to add new members.
Classes offered by specialists in their field of technique'
A complimentary stitchery pattern each month...
In store coupon of the month...
Baby and Lap size quilt kits...
& much more
Check out our blog for the latest information
January 13, 14 & 15th
We will have our annual Winter Sale
Broadbent's Quilt Shop
128 North 100 East
Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday, December 12, 2010
The Village Girls have stayed busy this year making samples, cutting kits, and helping our wonderful customers with their projects.
On Wednesday, December 15th, we will be hosting a Christmas Party. Everyone is invited!! Samples from our upcoming Block of the Months, clubs, and an updated class schedule will be available that day. There will be treats, wassail, and at 1:00 pm, a visit from Jill Finley of Jillily Studio. She will present a trunk show of her inspirational quilts and a book signing. Copies of Jill's book, "Stitched Together" will be available for purchase.
On January 1st, we will have a New Year's Day party from 11am to 2pm. We will have multiple demo stations of portable handwork projects, treats, and a special sale (to be announced on the website). Join us for football-free fun, food, and frivolity!!
We are also busy preparing for the January 2011 Winter Retreat with guest teacher, "The Nickel Lady" Pat Speth. At this time we have room for 1 or 2 students in each class. You still have time to reserve a space for the Maddox dinner and trunk show on Friday, January 7th. Pat has written 4 books that focus on making scrappy quilts with 5" squares. Her latest book, "Nickel Quilts & Borders" has seven new quilt designs and over 260 border ideas. You won't want to miss the chance to meet her and see her wonderful designs.
A new 5x5 year kicks off on January 29th, 2011. Each year Village Dry Goods offers a new 5x5 tote bag. The bag is $5. Bring it in on a 5th Saturday (there are 5 months in 2011 with a 5th Saturday) and everything that fits in the bag is 25% off!
Be sure to check out our website (http://www.villagedrygoods.com/) for updates to our class schedule, Block of the Month programs and club activities. The website should be updated with all the new projects and classes by the first of January.
The Village Girls
Friday, November 19, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Whimsy Cottage was the first shop from Utah to be in the magazine - that was 2002. We were followed by Corn Wagon Quilts, Pipers, Material Girls, Quilter's Haven and this year, Pine Needles. That's 6 our of 15 and I expect the rest of the shops in our Hop will be recognized as well - each has its own personality and each is worth visiting over and over - cumulatively, we're the best of the best!
I, too, will mention our Fall Frenzy - it's a chance to win $100 gift certificates, get free patterns and see what's new. Our annual birthday sale always happens in October, so we're coordinating it with the Frenzy - we'll have our special sales in effect all four days - October 13th through the 16th. Hope to see you - Nancy at Whimsy Cottage
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Ladies' Night is our next fun event taking place on Saturday, October 2 from 6-8 p.m. We will be having door prizes for the first 100 ladies through the store...line up usually begins around 5 p.m. for this. Refreshments, door prizes throughout the evening, demonstrations and authors on the book floor of our location and in our quilt shop will take place. We also will be offering 20% off all purchases during the 6-8 time period!
Last but not least is our Fall Frenzy event. We are combining our annual fall sale with our Wasatch Front Fall Frenzy , and will be offering you 20% off all our regularly priced fabrics for the whole week of October 11-16! This is a great opportunity for you to stock up on all you need for your upcoming holiday sewing.
We appreciate each of you as our customers and look forward to seeing you during the coming weeks and months!
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Hi quilty friends!!
Monday, June 14, 2010
Welcome to American Quilting in Orem, Utah. We are so excited to be part of the Wasatch Front Shop Hop for the second year.
We opened for business in a little location on State Street in Orem in 2003. In 2007 we moved to our new digs at 484 W. 800 North, Orem, conveniently located off the 800 North exit (#272) of I-15.
We carry a lot of reproduction fabrics - both Civil War and Depression/Aunt Gracie as well as recent designer collection by Moda, Michael Miller, Freespirit and Henry Glass. We also specialize in wool applique patterns and kits. We are excited to see everyone this week at the Shop Hop starting Wednesday morning!
For more information visit the American Quilting blog!
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
attached to their Lehi home....
Broadbent and Son General Store was born!
Over the years additions
were added to the building
and merchandise multiplied
Broadbent and Son
became the main mercantile
in the area.
meeting the needs of their valued customers,
Broadbent's Quilt Shop
(an extension of the original fabric shop),
celebrating 128 years in the original location....
128 North 100 East
and greatest that the quilting world has to offer.
Until then check out our blog
& our website
Friday, June 4, 2010
Did you know that we offer custom long arm quilting by Ramona Sorensen. Her quilting has been featured in several magazines. RJR fabrics and Robyn Pandolph sends their samples to Ramona to work her quilting magic. It is truly amazing what she can do with a Gammill.
We are really excited about this year’s Shop Hop. Be sure and stop by and join us for our Corn Wagon Family Reunion! Like one of our employees has said repeatedly, “I feel like all the people I work with are my sisters.” We do have a great Corn Wagon family and that includes all our great customers. This is one family reunion you will not want to miss! We know rich Aunt Flo from Florida will be here and her twin daughters Myrna and Verna will be tagging along. Larry the Cable Guy will not be able to attend, but his common law wife says “I would not miss this for the world!” Aunt Fran from Jersey will be here with all of her tall tales. Watch out for Aunt Tilly (she loves to give hugs and kisses). We are expecting other relatives, but they are SO dysfunctional we won’t mention them. We are hoping Jud doesn’t show up because he is supposed to be cutting hay and growing corn.
Friday, May 7, 2010
And for all of you looking to spend your gift cards from Mother's Day, we are continuing our fabulous Mother's Day Sale for one more week! May 10th through May 15th all regularly priced fabric, kits, fat quarters, charm squares, etc. will be on sale for 20% off!
This is your chance to stock up during our fun events!!
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Welcome to Mormon Handicraft! We are the oldest quilt store in Utah organized in 1938 during the great depression.
Even though we’ve changed locations over the last few years due to downtown construction we are alive and well!
We are currently located inside of the beautiful Fort Union Deseret Book store at 72nd South and approximately 1100 East. Mormon Handicraft is located upstairs with a balcony overlooking the bookstore.
We are dedicated to creating memories and traditions by featuring state of the art heirloom quality fabrics and quilting supplies. Our store features hundreds of bolts of fabric for all ages to include: Civil War fabrics, Aunt Gracies, Amy Butler, Patriotic, Riley Blake, Moda, and many children’s and flannel lines.
Our store also features a large Lion House Pantry to wet your appetite. We are lucky to be inside of one of the largest book stores in the company. In addition to our Quilt Shop, we have many decorative and home décor items for sale.
Flag Day is our celebration for Shop Hop. We well be transforming our store into a patriotic experience just for you! Visit with us to receive your free quilt pattern, refreshments, games, prizes, and a free gift!
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Piper's Quilts & Comforts
1944 South 1100 East
Monday, April 19, 2010
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Thimbles & Threads is excited to offer in-house machine quilting services beginning in March. Cathie Zimmerman has been a longarm quilter for 7 years and has parked her Gammill in our lower level.
While there are lots of changes in the air, we still have our same friendly and helpful staff and will continue to provide the unique block of the month clubs and pre-cut kits that we have become known for.
The Thimbles staff can't wait for you to stop by this Shop Hop and celebrate Independence Day with us. The holiday brings to mind parades, summer picnics, and home made ice cream. And don't forget the fireworks. See you at Shop Hop!
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Village Dry Goods sponsors an annual Winter Retreat in January with 2 day-long classes, fabulous lunches, and a trunk show and dinner at Maddox Restaurant. Many of our attendees enjoy the retreat so much that they sign up for the next year without even knowing who the next visiting quilt artist will be. In 2011 our Winter Retreat instructor will be Pat Speth, author of "Nickel Quilts", "More Nickel Quilts" and "Amazing Nickel Quilts."
Our store has several monthly clubs. Our newest club is Handbag Honeys. The members of this club will get handbag (and accessory) patterns, tips, helpful pattern modifications, great treats and lots of laughs. We have a Pincushion Club that meets once a month to make unique pincushions designed by our own Lori, the club leader. Village Dry Goods also sponsors a Jo's Little Women club with fabrics (over 100 bolts) and exclusive little quilt patterns designed by Jo Morton. At the monthly meetings there are demonstrations of techniques, tools, preparation options, and Show & Share with new stitching friends that enjoy making small quilts.
We have 2 new Block of the Month opportunities. Civil War Tribute starts later this month. This large pieced quilt (100"x112") designed by Homestead Hearth featuring fabrics designed by Judie Rothermel commemorates the 150-year anniversary of the Civil War in 2011. For our applique Block of the Month, we will be making 12 blocks from the book The Circuit Rider's Quilt by Jenifer Dick.
Our staff is looking forward to this year's Shop Hop and our special celebration. FINALLY!! All the Village girls have the opportunity to go to the Prom. Prom dresses have been a challenge .... alterations included. AND we have all been nominated for Prom Queen.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
The store has been around, in one form or another, since 1997. It was first called Moose Hollow, was in Park City, and only existed for one year. It reopened in early 1999 in Heber City in a wonderful bungalow we severely remodeled. Two years later, we bought the house next door and remodeled it into a retreat house for quilters. Then, in 2002, Whimsy Cottage was the first shop in Utah to be featured in BHG's Quilt Sampler - it was such a surprise and such an honor! For personal reasons, the store was closed for two years. It relocated in Holladay, opened once again in October, 2005 and that's where we are now.
We carry vibrant, true-color fabrics. Ten years ago, those were few but today, they are plentiful. The quilts we make as samples focus on traditional patterns using nontraditional fabrics - and we do lots of applique. Neither the store nor the staff is large - we like to say we're small but mighty! We pride ourselves on customer service.
Monday, January 25, 2010
This is our tenth year anniversary! Have you ever wondered what goes into a Shop Hop? I remember our first meeting, sitting around a table with our fellow shop owners, wondering how to begin, where to meet, what to expect, how to manage everything and most of all, would it be worth the effort? Would quilters come? Ten years later, we still have hurdles every year, but so many things are in place that help streamline the job.
Our first meeting is in October with another in January and March or April - we used to meet every month from October until May! We generally meet at the store of that year's president - some meetings are grim and some have much laughter. We each take on an assignment; there are the ones you'd expect like President, Treasurer, Secretary but there are also Maps, Advertising, Finishing Prizes, Logo and posters, Newspapers, Donations, Surveys and passports, the Website, Blocks and Book and, finally, Prizes. It's a lot of work...plus we each make a quilt out of the same 14 blocks and we hand out free patterns for those blocks during the Hop. For me, the best meeting is the one held right after each year's event when we get to see each other's quilts and we divvy up (is that a word?) all the prizes we've collected - drawing names and filling bags. It's like our reward for a year's work - it's like Christmas except we're giving gifts away.
I was given these first two weeks to blog - I'm Nancy from Whimsy Cottage. In subsequent posts, I'll chat about other stuff - me, my store, my quilt for the shop hop - it'll be me, me, me!
Monday, January 11, 2010
The Stitching Corner Orem, UT