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January Newsletter

First City Press
Tue - Fri 10am - 5pm    Sat 10am - 3pm


30% OFF

All regular priced, in-stock merchandise is on sale. 
Use coupon code 30OFF4ME for web orders.
Fri, Dec 28th  10am - 5pm & Sat, Dec 29th   10am - 3pm
Help us make room for all the NEW fabric coming!

January Special

Buy One Pattern 
Get One FREE* 

Equal or lesser value
*In-stock patterns only

Don't forget our books are 25% off everyday AND bring your finished quilt top in and get 20% off your backing including wide back and minky!

Saturday Sampler next Saturday, Jan 5th - Don't forget to bring in your block!

Demo and Show & Tell starts at 10:30am with Free drawing and Show & Tell

We have a few seats left for the Inside Aurifil lecture with Alex at 5:00pm on May 20th, 2019.
Alex will be showing a video on how Aurifil thread is made, explain their product line and ways to use in your projects, show and tell, trunk show AND a FREE Aurifil Thread goodie bag for each guest.  In-store registration required, limit 1 seat per person.

What's NEW!!!

Have you tried them? Stop by and see for yourself what all the buzz is about. 

1/2" Density F-7 SAE Rating
9" x 9"    $15.99
14" x 14"   $26.99
18" x 18"  $38.99
18" x 24"  $49.99
Custom Cut $0.15/square inch
Our mats come with a complementary piece of waterproof PUL fabric to help protect your work surface from condensation.
If you haven't tried them, stop by the shop and try one out in our classroom and let us "show and tell" you the benefits of using wool pressing mats for your projects.


Collage Quilts with Cat Nix - 2 sessions - $50
Anything goes when making a Collage Quilt. The more fabrics, the merrier the outcome. Come learn the basics of Collage Quilting and Dimensional Embellishment making this charming wall hanging. Daytime and evening classes available. 

Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20
Meets monthly - New stitches and pattern each month
2nd Wednesday 6-8pm
2nd Thursday 10:30am - 12:30pm

Kid's Class every 2nd Saturday $25
10:30am - 12:30pm OR 1-3pm

Dragonflies in Flight with Cat Nix - 3 sessions - $75
The Dragonflies in Flight class includes detailed steps specific to constructing this diagonal strip-pieced quilt as well as instruction for machine and fusible applique, color theory, attaching dimensional and lapped borders, plus binding. 

Midweek Sit & Sew
Wed, Jan 23rd 9am-6pm $10
Bring whatever project you would like to work on and sew with other sewing sisters all day. Cutting and ironing stations available for your use as well as a microwave and fridge. Your registration reserves your seat for the day. Maximum of 8 people. 

Sit & Sew
Fri & Sat, Jan 25 & 26 8am - 8pm $10/day
Sit & sew with us all day! No spouses, kids or animals to distract you. Come one day or both. Your registration reserves your seat for the day. Maximum of 8 people. 

Quilt as you Sew with Cat Nix - 2 sessions - $40
Learn the Quilt as you Sew technique to finish your projects faster while making this functional and beautiful set of placemats and napkins. In this two session class Cat will cover basic piecing, construction, straight line quilting with a walking foot, perfect binding and how to create self-binding matching napkins to complement your placemats. Daytime and evening classes available.


Quilts of Iceland
by Gudrun Erla

Kits available - book not included
From left to right....
Aurora 64 x 79  $69.99
Glacial Ice 63x84  $92.99
Basalt  72 x 80   $89.99

Coffee Break  41 x 57   $39.99

My Sunflower Garden  54 x 68   $65.99

Pink Ribbon by Timeless Treasures

Remembrance Kit
60" x 80"

Picture This Paris Kit
58" x 74"

Birthstone Series by MJ Kinman
12 Month - Start anytime
$24.99 sign-up/$24.99 per month
Includes FREE membership in our Semi-Precious Sisters Club that meets every 4th Tuesday!

Monthly Sewing Groups
Quilts of Valor meets the 3rd Tuesday from 11am-4pm
Hand Embroidery Group meets 3rd Thursday from 10am-12pm

Semi-Precious Sisters Club meets the 4th Thursday from 10:30am - 1:30pm
(must be enrolled in the Birthstone Series BOM to participate)

Applique Group meets 4th Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm (except Dec)

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. 

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 or our Midweek Sew Day one Wednesday a month from 9am - 6pm for $10 per day per person.  Check out the website calendar for exact dates.

200 S 5th street

Leavenworth KS 66048



Tue-Fri 10am - 5pm

Sat 10am - 3pm

Sun & Mon - 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.