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February Newsletter

First City Press


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. 

February Special
25% off ALL Batiks

New Arrivals

Kim Diehl - Helping Hands by Henry Glass

Plain & Simple by Henry Glass

Windham Fabrics NEW Word Play by Sarah Fielke

We have a special guest coming in March for our 1st Saturday Demo so mark your calendars! Amy Barickman of Indigo Junction will be doing a trunk show and demonstrating her new product FabriFlair.
March 3rd 10:30am - Trunk Show & Demo

We have a couple spots left in our Painter’s Palette Solids Club which 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.


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.

ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT!!! 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.



Thu – 8 Feb – 10:30a-12:30p

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20


Thu – 8 Feb – 1:00p-3:00p

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20

Fri & Sat - 9 & 10 Feb 10:00am-4:00pm
Calico Cut Ups Quilt Show
Salvation Army Community Center
14700 S Truman Rd - Independence MO

Sat - 10 Feb – 10:00a-12:30p OR 1:00p-3:30p

Kid’s Sew Club – Valentine Pin Cushion $25 + kit



Mon - 12 Feb - 10:30a-1:30p
T-Shirt Quilt Basics $20 + supplies

Tue - 13 Feb- 10:30a-1:30pm $20 + supplies
Tia's Sewing Club - Zipper Bags


Wed – 14 Feb – 6:00-8:00p

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20


Thu – 15 Feb – 10:00a-12:00p
Hand Embroidery Sit & Sew

Sat - 17 Feb - 10:30a-1:30p
Free Motion Quilting w/Tia $50

Mon - 19 Feb - 10:30a-2:30p
Burlap Wreath Class $20 + kit

Tue – 20 Feb – 11:00a-4:00p

Quilts of Valor Sew Day


Thu – 22 Feb – 6:30-8:30p

 Applique Group Sit & Sew


 Fri & Sat - 23 & 24 Feb - 8a-8p

 Sew-In $10 per day


Thu - 1 Mar - 10:30a-1:30p

Women of the Bible w/Maria & Connie $10

Fri - 2 Mar - 10:30a-4:30p

Watercolor Quilt Basics w/Maria $25 + kit



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

  • 514B Delaware Street
    Leavenworth, KS 66048

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  • Wed 9-4
  • Thu  9-4
  • Fri  9-4
  • Sat  9-3
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