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Embroidery is Hot Stuff!- Cool Club!

Cool down with this Christmas themed embroidered quilt. So whimsical! We meet every Tuesday from 3:30-5:30. Its only $5 when you come. Being part of a group helps keep you motivated to complete your quilt in time for next Christmas. (patterns sold separately.) Join any time.

Handwork Haven!

Come visit us and see our new Handwork room! Its a cozy corner full of patterns, notions and materials for embroidery. We are excited to bring you the latest products, YLI silk thread, silk ribbon, Sulky floss spools, Hand dyed wools,  Moda wool and linen blends. Come join our on-going embroidery club (see above) We look forward to seeing you and all your great creations!

Welcome to the Whistle Stop!

Whistle Stop Quilt and Sew has been serving sewing enthusiasts in the Sierra Foothills since 2007.

When you stop by our shop, you’ll find a large selection of 100% cotton fabrics featuring Batiks, Civil War and 1930's reproductions, novelty prints, flannels, wool, blenders, wide backs, & designer lines from Moda, Wilmington, Benartex, Fabric Freedom, Marcus, and many more. We also offer a full sewing notions section as well as Sulky floss and Silk ribbon for embroidery.

Whether you live in the area, or are passing through on a trip, stop by the store and let our knowledgeable and friendly staff assist you with your next sewing project.

For Beginners!

Our Beginners Course is a series of 7 classes ~  for just $100. You will make a wall hanging or crib sized quilt "start-to-finish" and be armed with the skills you need to go on to other projects. 10 seats are available.

Our next series of Beginning classes will start Thursday September 3rd, 9:30-12:30. See class page.


Beginning June 1, 2015:
The Whistle Stop Quilt Shop will be OPEN:

Monday thru Friday 10 - 5
Saturday 10 - 4
Closed Sunday

"No Hands Bridge" in Auburn CA

For the Row By Row Experience 2015 the theme is water. The block for Whistle Stop Quilt Shop is of local landmark, No Hands Bridge. Designed by Jane Haworth. Patterns are available free of charge to all participants. Kits are available for $12. (sorry, not able to ship these until after the event, November 1)

Summer Fun with Row By Row!

We are participating in the 2015 Row By Row Experience! Starting June 21- Sept 8th you can collect. Sept 9- Oct 31st you can sew!
It's like a shop hop, but it's not... no fees, no cards to stamp, and all summer to play! Simply visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows!
Complete a quilt using at least 8 different 2015 rows from 8 different participating shops and be the FIRST to bring it into a participating shop to win a stack of 25 fat quarters (6-1/4 yards of fabric!). Go to for complete details.

Our CA Plate

Add to the Row by Row fun by collecting fabric license plates from shops all around the country. Charm packs for the RxR H20 collection are available, too.