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January Newsletter - New Shop Layout, New Programs and Classes, Facebook LIVE Mondays at 7pm CST

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


January Special

BOGO 50% off All Books*
*No additional discounts apply - BOGO on item of equal or lesser value. 

Have you ordered your custom 2020 Quilter's Planner yet? Pick your cover, weekday start AND layout! 

Do you already have a Quilter's Planner and want to make a personalized cover? Join Debbie on Thurs, Feb 27th from 11am - 5pm and make The Write Stuff cover with outer zipper pouch and inner slip pocket and a bonus coordinating zipper mesh pouch.

Saturday Sampler on January 4th - Don't forget to bring in your block and your 2020 UFO list with your Name, Email and Phone Number. 

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

Have you tried this stuff? It's AMAZING!!! Come see for yourself the difference between the 24" ruler that we sprayed back in September compared to the one without Grippy

Grippy Spray $8.99


2020 Winter Quilts & More Magazine

First City Quilts is the official shop of Quilts & More magazine to order your Scrap Lab Challenge Fat Quarter Bundle
Enter to win one! Click HERE 


Have you signed up for a BOM with First City Quilts? Did you know there is a BOM Sew Day every 4th Tuesday from 10:30am-1:30pm to work on your blocks and get help if needed?  Call the shop to reserve your seat 913-682-8000. 
Block of the Month Programs

Have you participated in a Sew-A-Long?  We have THREE new programs to choose from....or do ALL 3....starts this month!!!

Pat Sloan's Western inspired Mystery BOM "Out West"
10 month program - Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 2-5pm and we will work on that month's block while watching one of Pat's Top Western movies. Click on the image above for quilt details. Do you have at least a 2 yard piece of a focus fabric in your stash? Bring it and build your quilt with it. You just need 2 yards for border, 1.5 yards for background and 15 FQs. Receive a class discount on fabrics purchased for this program. Reserve your seat today!

"Hue Knew" Sew-A-Long. Starts in January. PRE-ORDER your Painter's Palette Solids Kit $69.99 and you can pick your background! Choose from White (as shown), Black or Smoke (dark gray). Join the First City Quilts "FCQ Hue Knew Sew-A-Long" Facebook Group to join this 5 week program. Use your own fabrics or pre-order your kit HERE

First City Quilts Christmas Club Subscription
$24.95/mo + shipping
Tired of trying to get all your Christmas sewing projects done at the last minute? We will send you a box every month containing a pattern, fabric and helpful notions that will make a perfect Christmas gift. Get started now and you will have 12 different gifts ready to wrap in December. Boxes will be shipped or picked up at the shop on the 3rd Friday of the month. 



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

January Classes

Tuesdays with Tia Curtis
Jan 14th - Free Motion Quilting 11am-2pm

Machine Applique with Liz Granberg-Jerome
Fri, Jan 10th - 11am - 3pm

Vintage Linen & Hanky Collage w/Liz
Sat, Feb 15th 11am - 4pm $40

Back Basting Applique w/Barb Eikmeier
Sat, Feb 22nd 10:30am - 12:30pm  $30

Visit out Classes page for our beginning classes like Quilt Piecing 101, Intro to Paper Piecing, Intermediate Paper Piecing, Sew Days and more!

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

BOM Sew Day 4th Thursday from 10:30am - 1:30pm
(must be enrolled in a FCQ BOM program 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. 

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.