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



Movie Strip Quilt 62 x 74
Pattern $8.00 
Limited Kits $68.99

Conversation Row of the Month
$18.99 sign-up/$18.99 per month - 7 months
Finishes at 76 x 76 - All Painter's Palette Solids
Join anytime!!!

We still have some Pinkerville by Tula Pink in stock but it's going fast!!!

Buttermilk Autumn by Henry Glass Fabrics

Land That I Love by Henry Glass Fabrics

Reville by Kathy Hall and Andover Fabrics

Make Yourself at Home by Maywood Studio works perfectly with our exclusive
First City Favorites Aurifil Thread Packs.

New Christmas - Scandi by Makower/Andover and Holiday by Timeless Treasures

Cunningham 1880-1890 by Windham

Mrs. Miller's Apprentice by Marcus Brothers

Auricases are back in stock!

$14.99 includes 1300m 50wt White Aurifil thread
Join the Aurifil Thread Club for $10 w/purchase of Auricase and through 12/31/19 get up to 3 large spools of Aurifil thread for $10 each per visit


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!

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 have a limited number of block kits (12") available $5.99 + shipping. 

We have a few seats left for the Inside Aurifil lecture with Alex at 5:00pm on May 20th
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.

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 so you can sit & sew on your blocks with Connie.

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!

Don't forget Mother's Day!!! May is our gift card special month - For every $25 purchased, get $5 FREE!!!

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

  • 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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