Resources

Check out these services and opportunities specifically for Shop Hoppers. Many resources are also listed in the All Illinois Shop Hop Magazine – another reason to pick up your copy! When you contact these providers, please say you heard about them from the Shop Hop!

 

Online Community of Quilters

Your resource for online quilting events! Always on the lookout for another great sewing event, the Drummond family of quilters shares their finds with fellow quilt enthusiasts. Visit the Let’s Quilt Along website for news of quilt alongs, block of the month, mystery quilt alongs, and blog hops.

 

Longarm Quilting

The following companies provide longarm quilting services to help you finish your quilting projects. Longarm quilting machines combine your quilt top, batting and quilt back in a frame, then operate either manually or by computer to stitch the quilt design of your choice. Contact each company to learn about equipment capabilities, quilting patterns and pricing.

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Betty's Thimble1008 4th St
Orion, IL 61273
309-526-3188
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Quiltology1712 Madison Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217-653-3878
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Harvest House Quilting24231 Apple Tree Ln
Plainfield, IL 60585
815-609-5831
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Quilters Haven, LLC6409 E Riverside Blvd
Rockford, IL 61114
815-227-1659
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Pieceful Gathering Quilt Shop106 Northwest Hwy
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
847-516-7911
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Betty's Quilting Corner4805 N Timber Trail Rd
Olney, IL 62450
618-354-8018
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EMAIL »Computerized Machine Quilting, Appointment only
Margaret Moorehead8053 Langer Lane
Godfrey, IL 62035
618-444-2385
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Your Quilting Stash1722 County Rd 725 E
Cisne, IL 62823
618-835-2681
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Personality Quilting - Longarm Quilting Service 11 Amesbury Ct
St Peters, MO 63376
636-368-7824
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Cherry Tree Quilting418 Wilson Lane
Fairview Heights , IL 62208
419-305-4167
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Top Shelf Quilts19081 Old LaGrange Rd
Mokena, IL 60448
815-806-1694
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D's Desgns115 E Main
Shelbyville, IL 62565
217-343-2040
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Bearded Biker Longarm Quilting309-221-1028EMAIL »
Nauvoo Emporium Quilts & More1265 Mulholland
Nauvoo, IL 62354
385-320-4711
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EMAIL »We offer computerized long arm quilting and specialize in finishing grandma's antique quilts top that never got finished.
Quilters Quest7305 Lemont Rd
Downers Grove, IL 60516
630-969-2205
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The Quilted Swan802 East 5th St
Coal Valley, IL 61240
309-269-9883EMAIL »
Mimi's Nest Quilting Studio729 Oakwood St
Minooka, IL 60447
330-414-3244
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Warm N Cozy Quilting816 S Main St, Ste 2
Columbia, IL 62236
618-719-2565
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Dora's Spinning Wheel15207 State Hwy 111
Brighton, IL 62012
618-466-1900
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Itch'n to be Stitch'n18130 Renken Rd
Staunton, IL 62088
618-635-2429
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Blue Willow Mercantile1 Town Square
Wheaton, IL 60189
630-868-3833
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Retreat Centers

Plan a getaway with your sewing friends! Retreat Centers offer a variety of work space and overnight accommodations for groups to utilize for quilting, crafting, sewing or other get-togethers. Contact each center to learn about the types of spaces they provide, number of people they can accommodate, and pricing.

Company NameAddressPhoneEmailNotes
Whispering Woods Godfrey BnB and Event Center8053 Langer Lane
Godfrey, IL 62035
618-444-2385
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Threads of Time Creative Sewing & Retreat Center207 S Buchanan St
Danville, IL 61832
217-431-9202
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Roberts Sewing Center2011 Weber Rd
Crest Hill, IL 60403
815-729-1600
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Princeton Quilter's Cottage620 S Euclid Ave
Princeton, IL 61356
843-696-2373
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The Roost Retreat3218 N Jackson Rd
Pecatonica, IL 61063
815-742-6887
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Itch'n to be Stitch'n18130 Renken Rd
Staunton, Il 62088
618-635-2429
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The Village Stitchery Quilt Shop & Retreat Center108 E Main St
Oblong, IL 62449
618-592-4134
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Additional Services

Company NameAddressPhoneEmailNotes
Appliques Quilts and More1666 Wagar Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107
216-509-3700
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EMAIL »A unique venue offering laser precut appliques, silhouettes, quilt kits & so much more

 

Quilt Guilds

Quilt Guilds are clubs for people who like all things quilting. They typically meet monthly or quarterly and offer educational, charitable, and social opportunities for quilters. Consider joining a local guild to learn more about the art of quilting and to meet others who share your passion for the hobby.

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QUILTS Quilt GuildPO Box 9666
Springfield, IL 62791
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Celebrate 40 Years of Quilts
March 15 & 16, 2024 at the Illinois State Fair Grounds Orr Building
Hands All Around Quilt GuildPO Box 394
Bloomington, IL 61702
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Quilt Spectrum Quilt Show
April 19-20, 2024
Gems of the Prairie QuiltersPO Box 9543
Peoria, IL 61612
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Gems of the Prairie Quilters-Quilt Show
August 26-27, Life Together Center,3625 N. Sheridan Rd. Peoria, IL

200 Quilts, Quilts of Valor Presentation, Vendors, and Door Prizes.
Kankakee QuiltmakersPO Box 902
Peotone, IL 60468
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Kankakee Quiltmakers, Autumn Splendor Quilt Show, September 29-30, 2023, First Church of the Nazarene, Kankakee, IL
Pride of the Prairie Quilt GuildPO Box 501
Plainfield, IL 60544
(contact us through our website)
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Meetings held at 7pm on 3rd Thursday each month
Zion Lutheran Church, Naperville, IL
Geneseo Quilt Guild / Harvest of Quilts ShowPO Box 482
Geneseo, IL 61254
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Harvest of Quilts Quilt Show
Sept 15, 9-5 & Sept 16, 9-3
Geneseo Community Center, Geneseo, IL