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Jan Newsletter

First City Press


Are you following First City Quilts on Facebook? If you aren't, you might have missed the first 2 days of our End of Year 3-day sale. We promised when you signed up to receive our newsletter that we would not send you more than ONE email a month so to keep our promise to you, we use Facebook to let you know what is happening in the shop between emails. "Like" and "Follow" us to stay up to date on all the classes, events, sales, tips and tutorial videos that we are promoting. 

January Special
25% off ALL Valentine Fabrics 
Regular Fat Quarters $2.50
Flannel Fat Quarters $3

We will honor any outstanding Meadows Quilting & Sewing gift cards through midnight on 12/31/17. Gift cards can be redeemed online or in the shop.

If you are participating in the Saturday Sampler, don’t forget to bring in your Barn Block next Saturday (Jan 6th) from 9am-12pm to get your next block FREE. Demo starts at 10:30am then Show & Tell and Door Prizes!!! No purchase necessary.


We have two new Fat Quarter Clubs that start in January.
Our Painter’s Palette Solids Club is a 12-mo club. You will receive 14 FQs each month for $24.99 per month (that's less than $2 each). At the end of the program you will have ALL 168 colors! Ready for pick up the 3rd Monday of the month along with your BOM blocks.

The Blenders Club is also a 12-mo club. You will receive 6 FQs of blenders each month for $14.99 per month. Each month will be a different color family (ie. Jan - blues, Feb - red, etc.) Fabrics will be an assortment of Dimples by Andover, Toscana by Northcott, Grunge by Moda, Leather by Paintbrush Studio and Matrix by Quilting Treasures. Ready for pick up the 3rd Monday of the month along with your BOM blocks.


North Star Nativity 34” x 38”

Start anytime, blocks are ready and available for pick-up or shipped the 3rd week of the month.

Awesome Ocean is an underwater creature sampler quilt. The quilt features Elizabeth Hartman's new Reef fabric collection for Robert Kaufman. No templates or paper piecing required! Finished quilt measures 71" x 83". This is an 8-month program $ 24.99/mo + shipping (no sign-up fee) and includes the booklet pattern and fabric to make the top and binding.


Kansas Twister BOM is a 10 -month program that features a medallion center surrounded by 12 blocks. You will receive 2 blocks per month. Sign-up fee is $14.99 (pattern) and then $14.99 per month. We will be using Kansas Troubles and reproduction fabrics for this quilt (see blocks on right above). Connie is making it now so if you would like to see the model, come by the shop for a sneak peek.

Rudolph and Friends is a 5-month program that includes the pattern, embellishments and fabric! $19.99 sign-up fee and $19.99 per month.


Mon – 1 Jan – CLOSED
Happy New Year!


Thu - 4 Jan – 10:30a-1:30p
Women of the Bible $10


Sat - 6 Jan – 9:00a-12:00p

Saturday Sampler #5


Sat - 6 Jan – 10:30a

Demo, Show & Tell & Door Prizes


Mon - 8 Jan - 10:30a-2:30pm

Tote Bag Basics $15


Mon - 8 Jan - 5:30p-9:00pm

Tote Bag Basics $15


Tue – 9 & 23 Jan – 10:30a-1:30p

Quilt Basics w/Lynnea $30


Tue – 9 & 23 Jan – 5:30p-8:30p

Quilt Basics w/Lynnea $30


Wed – 10 Jan – 6:00-8:00p

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20


Thu – 11 Jan – 10:30a-12:30p

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20


Thu – 11 Jan – 1:00p-3:00p

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20

Fri - 12 Jan - 10:30a-2:30p

Watercolor Quilt Basics w/Maria $25

Sat - 13 Jan – 10:00a-12:30p

Kid’s Sew Club – Tablerunner $25


Sat - 13 Jan – 1:00p-3:30p

Kid’s Sew Club - Tablerunner $25


Mon – 15 Jan – 10:30a-1:30p

Weighted Blanket Basics $15


Mon – 15 Jan – 5:30p-8:30p

Weighted Blanket Basics $15


Tue – 16 Jan – 11:00a-4:00p

Quilts of Valor Sew Day


Wed – 17 & 31 Jan – 10:00a-4:00p

Hexified Panel w/Liz $75

Thu – 18 Jan – 10:00a-12:00p

Hand Embroidery Sit & Sew


Sat - 20 Jan - 10:00a-3:00p

Barn Block Class $50 includes supplies - just bring hair dryer


Thu – 25 Jan – 6:30p

Applique Group Sit & Sew


Fri & Sat - 26 & 27 Jan - 8a-8p

Sew-In $10 per day


Classroom Rental
Did you know that you can rent our classroom for the day…or a week? Our classroom has eight 6’ heavy duty tables and adjustable chairs on wheels, two large ironing stations with four irons, a 4’ x 8’ cutting table, a refrigerator and a microwave for your use. You can reserve the classroom for $10 per day per person. If you are interested in using our classroom or having a group sew day with your friends, just call or stop by the shop and talk to Connie or Maria about reserving the space. You and your group will also receive a Sew Day Discount.
If you do not want to reserve the space for sewing, you can always join the open group Sew-In days which are usually the last Friday and Saturday of the month and run from 8am - 8pm for $10 per day per person.  Check out the website calendar for exact dates.

200 S 5th street

Leavenworth KS 66048



Mon-Fri 10am - 5pm

Sat 10am - 3pm

Sun - Closed

Contact Us
  • (913) 682-8000
  • 200 S. 5th St
    Leavenworth, KS 66048

    • Hours: 
    • Thu 9:30 - 5
    • Fri 9:30 - 4
    • Sat 9:30 - 3
    • Shopping by appointment available on Wed.