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March Newsletter

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


March Special
GREEN* fabrics 25% off
*Excludes Solstice Stonehenge fabrics

We are turning 2!  
Visit our shop Saturday, March 9th - Saturday, March 16th and pick your discount from the Pot of Gold at the register, up to 40% off! Get a ticket for every $10 spent.
Grand Prize ($500 retail value) - Fiskars Rotary Cutter & Ruler Combo ($65 value), $100 gift card, and over $300 in other goodies - Drawing at 3pm On Saturday, March 16th. Grand Prize drawing tickets will be given for every $10 spent - Do not need to be present to win Grand Prize.

Fantasy Sweet 16 Teams
Pick your team and win prizes!

Stop by the shop and pick your favorite team by March 22nd. Link to bracket will be available on our website and Facebook after the Second Round playoffs. Check Facebook on March 28th for the reveal of which NCAA team matches your pick. NOTE: Teams are not listed in any particular order in bracket, just for place holders until tournament starts. 

Stonehenge Solstice is here!

Win a trip for 2 to Stonehenge!
Click on panel for details

Win a trip for 2 to Stonehenge! 
Click on Stonehenge Block Party for details.

We still have panels available for our in-house panel challenge. Choose from these 3 panels and get our coordinating fat quarter to use in your quilt. Quilts must be completed and turned in by May 1st for voting. Top 3 picks wins prizes!

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 tomorrow Saturday, Mar 2nd - Don't forget to bring in your block!

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


Sunnyside Up 85 x 85  $89.99

Solstice Kit 69 x 69 $110.99

Dinosaur Sidelights 46.5 x 62.5 $55.99

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.



Fabric Coloring with Erica Plank
from Unseen Hands
$45 includes kit
Saturday, April 6th 11am - 3pm

Professional Quilt Photography
by Aaron Leimkuehler
April 3-5 by appointment only
$80 per quilt includes flat shot and 5 detail shots (ie. close up of blocks, quilting, etc.)
Sessions are booked every hour on the hour. 

Check out our Classes Page

InSiDe OuT - 2 sessions - $50
March 13 & 27  -  10am - 2pm

Baubles & Beads w/Cat Nix - 3 sessions $60
Kit will be available for class
Mar 18, Apr 1 & 15 - 5-9pm

Poppy Fusion w/Cat Nix - 2 sessions $50 + kit
May 8 & 22  -  10am - 3pm

Kid's Sewing Club - 2nd Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm

March - Tape Measure Snap Bag

 Hand Embroidery w/Vicky $20

Meets monthly - New stitches and pattern each month
2nd Wednesday 6-8pm
2nd Thursday 10:30am - 12:30pm

Project Warm Embrace Sew-In 10am - 5pm

Intro to English Paper Piecing (EPP) Apr 24th 5-9pm - $30

Midweek Sit & Sew
Wed, Mar 20th 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, Mar 29 & 30 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. 

Collage Quilts with Cat Nix - 2 sessions - $50 April 10th & 24th
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. 

T-Shirt Quilts w/Maria $25
Tues, April 30th 10:30am - 2:30pm or 5-9pm


Sunnyside Up 85 x 85  $89.99

Solstice Kit 69 x 69 $110.99

Coffee Break  41 x 57   $39.99

My Sunflower Garden  54 x 68   $65.99

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.