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March Newsletter

First City Press


Can you believe it has been a YEAR since First City Quilts opened? Neither can we! Help us celebrate this Saturday, March 3rd from 9am - 3pm

Goodie Bags to every customer while supplies last
Door Prizes ($100 retail value) every hour starting at 9:30am until 2:30pm
Grand Prize ($500 retail value) - Custom made wooden sewing box with two trays, $50 gift card, and over $300 in other goodies - Drawing at 3pm
Hourly Door Prizes - No purchase necessary but must be present to win Grand Prize drawing tickets will be given for every $10 spent - Do not need to be present to win Grand Prize

Are you following us on Facebook? If not, you might have missed out on some special promotions, tips & tricks and other information that we wanted to share with you between newsletters. We use Facebook to let you know what is happening in the shop so "Like" and "Follow" us to stay up to date on all the classes, events, sales, tips and tutorial videos that we are promoting. *HINT - You may want to pay special attention to our Facebook page this month!

March Special
25% off ALL Patterns & Books
3 yard bundles $10

New Arrivals

Hop To It and Nana Mae 30s by Henry Glass

Lucky Me by Henry Glass

Windham Fabrics NEW Word Play by Sarah Fielke

We will have a trunk show and demo on Saturday featuring Indigo Junction patterns and notions. We will be demonstrating Amy's new product FabriFlair to create unique 3D fabric creations.
March 3rd 10:30am - Trunk Show & Demo

You can still join our Painter’s Palette Solids Club which is a 12-month 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.

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.

Kid’s Sew Club – Easter Egg Pot Holders $25 + kit



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

Tue - 13 Mar- 10:30a-1:30pm $20 + supplies
Tia's Sewing Club - Rope Bowls, Coasters, Placemats & More


Wed – 14 Mar – 6:00-8:00p

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20


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

Fri - 16 Mar - 10:30a - 1:30p
Weighted Blanket Basics w/Maria $15

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

Mon - 19 Mar - 10:30a-1:30p
Weighted Blanket Basics w/Maria $15

Tue – 20 Mar – 11:00a-4:00p

Quilts of Valor Sew Day


Thu – 22 Mar – 6:30-8:30p

 Applique Group Sit & Sew


 Fri & Sat - 23 & 24 Mar - 8a-8p

 Sew-In $10 per day

 Fri - 23 Mar - 9a-6p & Sat - Mar 24 - 9a-5p
Great Plains Shop Hop Poker Run

Wed - Sat - Apr 4-7 - 9a-8p
Ad Astra Adventure - A Kansas Shop Hop

Thu - 5 Apr - 10:30a-1:30p

Women of the Bible w/Maria & Connie $10

Mon - 9 Apr - 10:30a-4:30p

Watercolor Quilt Basics w/Maria $25 + kit

Wed - May 2 & 16 - 10a - 4p
Hexified Panels w/Liz $75 - 2 sessions


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.