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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Stitched In PurpleBlacksburg, SC864-415-8588
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Harvest House Quilting24231 Apple Tree Ln
Plainfield, IL 60585
815-609-5831
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Corner Curve Quilts,
SWMI - T-Quilts
6544 Stevensville Baroda Rd
Stevensville MI 49127
731-225-6542
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Becky Morris - BB's QuiltingDecatur, IL217-853-0860EMAIL »
Personality Quilting - Longarm Quilting Service 11 Amesbury Ct
St Peters, MO 63376
636-368-7824
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Cottage Path Quilting1404 Heagon St
Lamar, MO 64759
417-214-2671
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Mimi's Nest Quilting StudioMinooka, IL 60447330-414-3244
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Blue Willow Mercantile3755 E Main St, Unit 120
St. Charles, IL 60189
630-868-3833
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Warm N Cozy Quilting816 S Main St, Ste 2
Columbia, IL 62236
618-719-2565
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Daybrook Designs407-385-9091
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Betsy Sue’s Stitch ‘n Thyme425 S 1st St
Geneva, IL 60134
331-442-2357
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Itch'n to be Stitch'n18130 Renken Rd
Staunton, IL 62088
618-635-2429
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Trisa's Quilting Corner & More!109 S Oak St217-681-1891
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Nauvoo Emporium Quilts & More1265 Mulholland
Nauvoo, IL 62354
801-690-0518
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Betty's Thimble1008 4th St
Orion, IL 61273
309-526-3188
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The Fabric Patch208 N 2600 East Rd
Pana, IL 62557
217-562-4725
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Quilts & More200 E Nichols St
Stronghurst, IL 61480
309-924-2334
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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.

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Itch'n to be Stitch'n18130 Renken Rd
Staunton, Il 62088
618-635-2429
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Whispering Woods Godfrey BnB and Event Center8053 Langer Lane
Godfrey, IL 62035
618-444-2385
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Princeton Quilter's Cottage620 S Euclid Ave
Princeton, IL 61356
843-696-2373
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Roberts Sewing Center2011 Weber Rd
Crest Hill, IL 60403
815-729-1600
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The Village Stitchery Quilt Shop & Retreat Center108 E Main St
Oblong, IL 62449
618-592-4134
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Threads of Time Creative Sewing & Retreat Center207 S Buchanan St
Danville, IL 61832
217-431-9202
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peace & Applique Quilt Barn2524 W Market St
Bloomington, IL 61705
309-662-7380
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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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Gems of the Prairie QuiltersLife Together Center
3625 N Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL
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Gems of the Prairie Quilters-Quilt Show
Aug. 24, 9a-5p
Aug. 25, 11a-4p
$8 or $13 for 2-day pass
Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild2815 W Locust
Davenport, IA
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Great River Quilt Show, October 18-19, 2024
Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
Fair Center Building
Admission - $10 2 days, 10 & under free
Tickets available at the door
HOURS Fri. 9a to 6p & Sat. 9a to 4p
Pieces From the Heart Quilt GuildMorris, IL
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Quilt Show, Oct. 11 & 12
Meetings at Morris UMC 7pm 2nd Tues of month
Hands All Around Quilt GuildPO Box 394
Bloomington, IL 61702
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Quilt Spectrum Quilt Show
April 11-12, 2025