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May Newsletter - Gift Card Special

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





Don't forget Mother's Day!!!

May - Gift Card Special

For every $25 purchased,

get $5 FREE!!!

Did you vote?

Voting ends in the shop at 3pm on Saturday and on Facebook at midnight on Sunday. We have some awesome prizes! Be sure to pick your favorite.


Don’t forget to bring your Saturday Sampler Block #8 in tomorrow from 9am-noon. Demo, Show & Tell and drawings begin at 10:30am. Can you believe we are on Block 9 already?!?!

Stonehenge Solstice

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. 



2019 SPQG Quilt Show Saturday

Lansing Activity Center - 108 2nd St - Lansing KS

Raffle tickets for Opportunity Quilt $1 each or 6/$5

Show Hours 9a - 4p

FREE admission - Boutique & Vendors





If you don’t see something you like, email us at and we will see what we can do!




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!!!


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 from 10:30am-1:30pm so you can sit & sew on your blocks with Connie.



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

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.

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

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

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.

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!


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 6:00-8:30pm (except Nov & 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.