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July Newsletter

First City Press


Are you following First City Quilts on Facebook? We will be announcing special events, sew alongs, challenges and contests and exclusive Facebook follower sales. "Like" and "Follow" us to stay up to date on all the classes, events, sales, tips and tutorial videos that we are promoting. 

July Special
25% off ALL Christmas Fabrics
Includes kits, pre-cuts and panels

Have you reserved your spot for the "Inside Aurifil" lecture with Alex Veronelli on May 20, 2019? Reserve your seat today $10, spaces are limited. We have two sessions to choose from 2:00pm-3:30pm or 5:30pm-7:00pm. There will be gifts and refreshments for everyone and we will have giveaways for lucky participants. Call or stop by the shop to register. 

Pre-order your Aurifil Case with a spool of 1300m 50wt white Aurifil thread for $14.99 and join our Aurifil Thread Club for just $10 more.
Expected delivery late October. Limit 1 case per customer. Limited time offer.

Aurifil Thread Club - with purchase of case and $10 membership, you can fill up your case with your choice of Aurifil threads (50wt 1300m or 40wt 1000m large spools) for $10 per spool when you bring in your case through December 31, 2019. That's over a year of savings on thread!!! 

Did you pick up your Barn Block yet? If not, you missed the big reveal of the setting. Stop by the shop to get a sneak peek of the setting layout and reserve your kit by August 4th when you pick up your final block in this series. Setting kits will be available for pick up on Sept 1st and you can sign up for the next new Saturday Sampler. 

Are you Row by Rowing?
It's SEW Musical

Pick up your free pattern or
purchase the kit (in store only) for $14.99

Snapshot Butterfly 55 x 65
$59.99 includes fabric for top & binding
20% off backing with purchase of kit

Berries & Blossoms 54 x 67
$79.99 includes panel & fabric for top and binding
20% off backing with purchase of kit

Only 4 spots left in our new BOM Birthstone Series
by MJ Kinman

12 month program starts July - $ 24.99 sign-up, $ 24.99/month includes full-size freezer paper patterns and FREE membership to our monthly Semi-Precious Sisters Club which meets monthly to make the blocks and celebrate birthdays with cupcakes and ice cream. Shipping not included. All BOM blocks are shipped or ready for pick up the 3rd week of the month. 

Manzanita Grove by Barbara Eikmeier. 10 month BOM finishes at 80" x 80" $ 17.99 sign up fee, $ 17.99 per month. Shipping and handling not included. Patterns include rotary cutting instructions as well as die cutting instructions to speed up your cutting time! First block will ship the third week in September.


Jelly Roll Rug $35
Includes pattern and batting strips

Vintage Linens w/Deanna $50

Teeny Tiny Quilts w/Donna Thomas $35
Book required for class

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

  • Tue - by appt 913-297-8175
  • Wed 9-4
  • Thu  9-4
  • Fri  9-4
  • Sat  9-3
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