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Local Quilt and Sewing Shops

PLEASE call the quilt shop you are interested in visiting to obtain directions and confirm store hours, class information, QU discounts, etc.

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A Fabric Oasis (Stafford)   Bear's Paw Fabrics (Towson)
Artistic Artifacts (Alexandria)   Capital Quilts (Gaithersburg)
Aurora Quilts (Manassas)   Cottonseed Glory (Annapolis)
Bonny's Sewing and Fabric (Alexandria)   G Street (Rockville)
Bonny's Sewing and Fabric (Aquia)   Material Girls Quilt Boutique (La Plata)
  Michelle's Quilts N Things (Hughesville)
Daffodil Quilts and Fibers (Nokesville)   Needles & Pins (Frederick)
    Patches Quilting & Sewing (Mt. Airy)
Finch Sewing Studio (Leesburg) Traditions at the White Swan (Hagerstown)
Hollin Hall Variety (Alexandria)
 Jinny Beyer Studio (Great Falls)    
Hollin Hall Variety (Alexandria)    
Oh Sew Persnickety (Haymarket)    
Quilt Patch, The (Fairfax)    
Quilters Studio, The (Fairfax)    
Rachel's Quilt Patch (Staunton)    
Sun Sew Vac (Alexandria)    
Suzzie's Quilt Shop (Manassas)    
That Little Quilt Shop (Culpeper)    
Virginia Quilter, The (Fredericksburg)    
WebFabrics (Purcelleville)    


A Fabric Oasis

108 Plantation Lane, Stafford, VA 22554-1622
Phone: 540.286.2609 (voice and fax)

An Online Fabric Shop for Quilters at Discount Prices A Fabric Oasis provides several top-quality 100 percent cotton fabrics used in quilting. Companies include Benartex, Hoffman, Kaufman, Michael Miller Fabrics, South Seas Imports and Kona Bay Fabrics.

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Artistic Artifacts

4750 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone:  703-823-0202, extension 213 (phone answers with "Electrodyne" greeting; enter 213 for Artistic Artifacts) 
Fax: 703-823-0842
Hours:  Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am - 5:00 pm; Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm


The shop carries a variety of specialty fabric: batik, Australian aboriginal, hand-dyes, etc. as well as threads, textile paints, embellishments and much more for both the traditional and art quilter.

We also hold a wide range of fiber, surface design and mixed media classes – and many of our talented instructors also hail from the ranks of QU members.

As an illustration of how quilters would be interested in our workshops, here is a sampling of some of our upcoming classes:  Oct. 10: Create Fabric Postcards or ATC's w/ Judy Gula;  Oct. 10: Gelli Printing on paper or fabric w/ Susan Gantz; Oct 17: Give a Little Gift Bag w/ Cyndi Souder; Oct 17: Collage Treasure Necklace w/ Leslie Brier; Nov. 1: Stitched & Beaded Pillow Quilt w/ Rosalie Lamanna; Nov. 7: Polymer Clay Surface Design I: Textures and Molds w/ Susan Gantz; Nov. 14: Holiday Tag Garland/Ornaments w/ Diane Herbort; Nov. 21: Seasonal Sprites w/ Leslie Brier; Dec. 12: Upcycled Belt Buckle Ornaments featuring ICE Resin w/ Leslie Brier; Jan. 12: Confetti Nine Patch w/ Rosalie Lamanna; Jan. 16: QuiltWriting w/ Cyndi Souder; Jan. 17: Button Quillie Pendants w/ Leslie Brier; Feb. 20: Altered Art Assemblage: Recycled Robots w/ Leslie Brier; Feb. 20: Altered Art Assemblage: Recycled Robots w/ Leslie Brier

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Aurora Quilts

9100 Church Street, Suite 101, Manassas, Virginia 20110
Phone: 703.330.9111
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday: Noon - 5:00pm

We are a family owned and run business, located in the heart of Historic Old Town Manassas, Virginia. We are located in Northern Virginia on Route 28 South. We carry a wide range of quilting cottons, patterns, books and notions. Also offer long-arm quilting services.

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Bear’s Paw Fabrics

8812 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286
Phone: 410.321.6730
Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM; Wednesday 10AM to 8PM; Saturday 9:30AM-4PM; Sunday 12-4PM

Bear’s Paw Fabrics is not your average quilt shop. We are a BERNINA sewing and software dealer, offering wonderful classes to familiarize customers with their new machine or software. We also carry a wide selection of cotton fabrics/batiks, threads, wool felt, stabilizers, batting, books, patterns, plus an amazing collection of Accuquilt dies.

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Bonny’s Sewing and Fabric (Alexandria)

5515 Cherokee Avenue, Suite 101, Alexandria, VA 22312
Phone: 703.451.8480

Founded in 1955, Award winning Viking/Pfaff/Singer/Tin Lizzie Authorized Dealer. Honest, knowledgeable full service location with the only Certified Technician in the Metro area with over 30 years experience. They carry a great selection of quilting fabric, notions, patterns, books, DVDs, embroidery programs & designs, stabilizers, cabinets, quality threads, long-arm quilting machines & frames and accessories for all brands. Our educators include an authorized Martha Pullen Instructor and Jenny Haskins Certified Tutors. Please mention QU membership for discounts and specials.

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Bonny's Sewing and Fabric (Aquia Park)

2789 Jefferson Davis Highway #105, Stafford, VA 22554
Phone: 540.288.2022

Sister store to our Alexandria location. Opened in 1993. A full service Viking/Pfaff/Singer/Tin Lizzie Authorized Dealer where good old fashioned, honest service is our foundation. Notions, patterns, books, DVDs, embroidery programs & designs, stabilizers, cabinets, quality threads, long-arm quilting machines Page 3 of 8 & frames, accessories for all brands. Please mention QU membership for discounts and specials. Our educators include an authorized Martha Pullen Instructor and Jenny Haskins Certified Tutors.

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Capital Quilts

15926 Luanne Drive, Gaithersburg MD 20877
Phone: 301.527.0598
Hours: 10AM - 6PM Monday thru Saturday; 12PM - 5PM Sunday

Capital Quilts carries the latest fabrics, notions, and books to energize quilting projects. They are open any evening that there is a class scheduled. Give them a call to see if they are there.

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Circle Sewing Studios

2212 Tackett's Mill Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22192-3012
Phone: (703) 910-7516 Toll Free (866) 226-8758
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10AM - 6PM; Wednesday 10AM - 8 PM; Closed Sunday and Monday

Circle Sewing Studios works to create a place where quilters can come and gather, share ideas, get help or just hang out and chat.  Together, it is our pleasure to bring you Circle Sewing Studios … where being the best begins.

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Cottonseed Glory

4 Annapolis Street, Annapolis MD 21401
Phone: 410.263.3897 (voice); 410.647.1855 (fax)
Hours: 10AM - 5PM Monday thru Saturday; 1PM - 4PM Sunday from October - May

The shop is located in Historic Downtown Annapolis on a tree-shaded street lined with interesting boutiques and restaurants. There is free parking in their own parking lot. Cottonseed Glory is one of the largest quilt shops in the Maryland-Delaware-Virginia area featuring more than 4,000 bolts of 100% cotton fabric. They offer quilting notions, books, and patterns including their own Cottonseed Glory pattern line. Cottonseed Glory is an authorized Bernina dealer with competitive pricing and reliable service available.

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Daffodil Quilts & Fibers

13059 Fitzwater Drive, Nokesville, VA 20181
Phone: 703.594.0386
Hours: 10AM - 6 PM Monday thru Friday; 10AM - 5PM Saturday; Closed Sunday
Facebook Page: quilts & fibers

Daffodil Quilts & Fibers is conveniently located at the corner of Route 28 and Fitzwater Dr. in Nokesville, VA (just 3 miles south of the Bristow Shopping Center at Linton Hall Rd.).  We offer a full line of top quality fabrics including a wide selection of reproduction fabrics and modern fabrics.  We offer classes for both beginning and experienced quilters and are always available to answer questions or help with a problem.  We are happy to special order that hard to find item for you. We welcome groups and special events. You can visit us on Facebook at: quilts & fibers.

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G Street (Rockville)

5520 Randolph Road, Rockville MD 20852
Phone: 301.231.8998
Hours: 10AM - 9PM Monday thru Saturday; 11AM - 6PM Sunday

G Street Fabrics is a Bernina dealer; offers a large variety of classes; and carries quilting cottons, books, and sewing notions. The stores offer a 10% discount on regular prices to QU members who display a current QU membership card at the time of purchase. All stores display quilt shows monthly. Guilds who are interested in displaying quilts should contact the Promotions Director at 301.231.8982 X265. There are several eating places nearby.

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Hollin Hall Variety

7902 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria VA 22308
Phone: 703.765.4110

Ten percent discount on fabrics and shears (just sign the back of the sales receipt).

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Jinny Beyer Studio

Village Centre, PO Box 488, 776-E Walker Road, Great Falls, VA
Phone: 703.759.0250
Hours: 10AM - 5PM Monday thru Saturday

Jinny Beyer Studio features the entire line of Jinny Beyer fabrics, kits, patterns, and books, as well as gift items made with Jinny's fabrics. In addition, there is a collection of patchwork- and sewing-related gift items, including an extensive collection of sterling silver thimbles, thread cutters, cages, threaders, and needle holders made by noted silversmith Tommie Jane Lane. Classes are taught by Jinny and the Studio staff.

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Material Girls Quilt Boutique

6750 Crain Highway, Suite B La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 301.392.9575
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30-6:00; Sat 9:30-4:00

Our store is bright and cheery every day! With over 5,000 bolts to choose from we know you will find just what you are looking for. We also have a wide selections of ribbons and trims. In the Bernina Showroom we have also added a section of yarns for the knitting and crochet classes we also teach in our new Page 5 of 8 classroom space. Our wide aisles are perfect for shopping carts full of goodies or any customers that may have a wheelchair or stroller. We also have chairs and a red polka-dot couch for the wonderful significant others who may accompany you to the store.

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Michelle's Quilts N Things

8132 Leonardtown Road Hughesville, MD 20637
Phone: 301.274.1919
Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00-6:00, Sun 10:00-4:00

Michelle’s Quilts is one of the best quilt shops in Maryland, with over 8,000 bolts of fabric, and hundreds of books and patterns to choose from. Our knowledgeable staff is helpful with choosing fabrics and are well versed on all types of quilting, as well as machines, and longarm machines. We carry the latest selection of notions, as well as specialty rulers, and are happy to give demonstrations on uses of rulers, bindings, and quilting techniques.

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Needles & Pins

310 East Church Street, Frederick MD 21701
Phone: 301.695.7199 (local); 1.877.695.7199 (toll free)
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10AM - 5PM Monday; Friday-Saturday 10AM - 6PM; Sunday 12PM - 5PM

Needles & Pins has patterns, fabrics, quilt kits, notions, and specialty items. Needles & Pins offers a 10% discount on regular prices to QU members who display a current QU membership card at the time of purchase.

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Old Town Needlecrafts

9752 Center Street, Manassas, VA 20110
Phone:  703.330.1846
Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10AM-5:30PM; Tuesday, Thursday 10AM-7PM; Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday closed

We are a fun store that specializes in a large and colorful selection of fabric, yarns, canvasses, cross stitch books and patterns and fibers.

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Patches Quilting & Sewing

308 S Main Street, Mt. Airy MD 21771
Phone: 301.831.0366
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10AM-5PM; Tuesday, Thursday 10AM-7PM; Saturday 9AM-4PM

Our brightly lit, well staffed quilt store holds over 5000 bolts of fabric, wool, and lots of other quilting goodies, so be sure to stop in and say hi.

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Quilt Patch, The

10381 Main St, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-2417
Phone: 703.273.6937
Hours: Monday thru Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday 12-5PM

The Quilt Patch is a Bernina Gold Standard Dealer selling and servicing Berninas. They also sell Horn cabinets and quilting supplies. Classes and a newsletter are available. The store offers a 10% discount on regular prices for supplies, books, fabrics, and Bernina accessories to QU members who display a current QU membership card at the time of purchase.

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Quilters Studio, The

9600 Main Street, Unit L, Fairfax, Virginia 22031
Phone: 703.261.6366
Hours: Monday thru Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10AM-6PM; Thursday Noon-8PM; Sunday Noon-5PM

A friendly neighborhood fabric & sewing store with quality cotton, home decorators and dress weight fabrics. We are also Elna and HandiQuilter dealers

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Rachel's Quilt Patch

540 Middlebrook Avenue, Staunton, Virginia, 24401

Rachel's Quilt Patch is located in the historic district near the railroad, antiques shops, & restaurants. The people there are very friendly and always have time for a chat. Their newsletter lists some interesting classes and they have a BEAUTIFUL Christmas block-of-the-month in progress now. It's not too far from the VQMuseum, for those who want to make a day of it. The food at the Mill St. Grill is excellent. I also recommend Mrs. Rowe's for down-home Southern cookin' at a bargain price.

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Sun Sew-Vac

7770 Richmond Highway Suite E, Alexandria, VA 22306
Phone: 703.780.0400
Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM-6PM; Saturday 9AM-5PM

Sun Sew-Vac was established in 1975 and is family owned and operated. We offer a full line of sewing equipment and accessories. We are the Northern Virginia dealer for Pfaff. We have Horn cabinets, Rowenta irons, Ott Lites, Gingher scissors, notions, threads and many other accessories. We have a full schedule of classes that includes quilting classes, begining sewing for children and adults, creative sewing classes, and two sewing clubs. We recently hosted a sew-in that created 12 quilts for the homeless and made quilts for the firefighters that were involved at the Pentagon. Our sewing instructors are well known in the area. Our technicians are factory trained for Bernina, Pfaff, Janome, Necchi and Singer. We can repair any sewing machine as long as the parts are available. Please let me know if there are any questions about our services. 

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Suzzie’s Quilt Shop

10370 Portsmouth Road, Manassas, VA 20109
Phone: 703.368.3867
Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Suzzie's Quilt Shop is a new quilt shop in the Northern Virginia area. We have a wide selection of fabrics, notions, patterns and books. We keep our fabrics up to date with new fabrics coming in regularly. We specialize in batiks, but carry a full line of high quality fabrics. We love customer input and do our best to try to stock what you want. 

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That Little Quilt Shop

122 E Davis St, Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: 540.948.5620
Check website for hours

This shop has relocated to Culpeper where it shares space with  "145 Art & Design" in Culpeper, VA. It is also a great little shop with art supplies, fabric, Bernina, and other items. 

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Traditions at the White Swan

16525 National Pike, Hagerstown MD 21740
Phone: 301.733.9130
Winter Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM; Saturday 10AM-3PM; Sunday 1-4PM Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM; Saturday 10AM-3PM

This is both an online store and shop front. It is a nice store with a good supply of fabrics and books. They carry a huge selection of fat quarters.

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Virginia Quilter, The

PO Box 83, Fredericksburg VA 22404
Phone: 540.368.2827 (local); 1.866.827.8458 (toll free); 1.866.287.9130 (fax)

The Virginia Quilter is an ONLINE shop only. They have a great selection of top quality quilting fabrics and supplies.

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116 North Bailey Lane, Purcellville, VA 20132
Phone: 540.751.2069
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-5PM

Well worth the drive to pretty Purcellville. This store carries a wide range of basics and blends (loads of Moda lines, the complete range of Fossil ferns, Robert Kaufman Fusions to name just a few) as well as an array of new collections, notions, books and more. And if you don't want to drive you can get to the store 24 hours a day by going to Take your receipt from WebFabrics at lunchtime for a discount at Magnolia’s at the Mill. Great food.

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