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  • Upcycling Sewing Project Round-Up

    Upcycling refers to the repurposing of a discarded item or material, turning it into something new and exciting that is of better quality than the original item. The idea is to divert materials from the landfill, giving them a new purpose. Today we share our favorite tips, tutorials and projects ... View Post
  • Staff Spotlight: Kara Harris, Sales Manager

    Sharing our love of quilting and sewing with our customers is the best part about owning a quilt shop! Our team of passionate employees work hard to create a welcoming environment, and if you've visited our shop in beautiful Lockport, IL, we hope you've experienced this first hand.  In our previ... View Post
  • Favorite Free Sewing Patterns for Using Up Fabric Scraps

    Do you have a pile of leftover fabric scraps from quilting and sewing projects that you can’t bear to toss? There are so many clever ways to put these small bits of fabric to good use, and today we round up some of our favorite free sewing patterns and tutorials to help you use up those fabric sc... View Post
  • The Thimbles Quilt Shop Guide to Buying a Sewing Machine

    Whether you’re buying your first-ever sewing machine or looking to upgrade to a newer model, there are several questions you should ask yourself before you make the plunge: What is your level of experience?  What will you be sewing? What features are most important to you? How many stitches do y... View Post