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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, 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.


Congratulations to Barbara Harlow! She won one of the big flower pots full of goodies! She says she has been busy sewing away with all the fabric. There was even enough to share! Make sure you join us next April for QUILT RUSH!

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 in the summer. Stay tuned for dates!


Beginning June 1, 2015:

The Whistle Stop Quilt Shop will be OPEN:

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

We will be Closed Monday May 25th for Memorial Day

Raw Edge Applique with Jane Haworth

We are excited to have well-known art quilter Jane Haworth at the Whistle Stop this month! She is offering a two day class for only $35! She will be teaching raw edge collage applique techniques. No fusible web is required. You can use one of 3 patterns provided or bring an inspiring photo from nature that can be enlarged and made into a pattern. The second class will give you an opportunity to get finishing tips and play with free motions quilting. Its easier than it looks!

Bargello with Ginger Montero

Immerse yourself in the beauty of bargello projects that seem to bend, twist and turn. This is a two-day class June 15th & 22nd.