Threads of Tradition, the Quilt Shop at Historic Sauder Village, celebrates the rich heritage of quilting that has
been handed down to us and actively encourages the growth and development of this heritage art form. Our
shop features over 3000 square feet of space devoted to displaying many quilt
models, kits and everything needed to make the quilt of your dreams. Stop in for
a visit with our staff and to see what's new... we are always glad to
Browse through our classroom to see the teachers' models of current classes or
chat with our volunteer quilters who demonstrate hand-quilting skills most weekdays during the Historic Village season. Although Threads of Tradition is located inside the Historic Village there is never a fee to shop. Simply request a shoppers pass at the Admissions Desk and come out to visit us!
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always available to assist the quilt enthusiast in making selections from over 3500 bolts of top quality cotton fabric, which covers the full spectrum of, reproductions, Woolies flannel, baby and children’s fabrics, novelties, Stonehenge, contemporary, Cuddle, hand dyed wool and batiks. We also carry a large and ever-changing variety of books, patterns, notions and gift items including handbags by Stephanie Dawn.
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Sauder Village Classes...
are available for beginners as well as accomplished quilters. Eleven
different teachers provide learning experiences in a large variety of
quilting skills. Call or e-mail us to have your name added to our mailing
list and check our website often for details. Click here for a current class listing.
Our teachers often wish that they knew
what you most want to learn. So, if you see something in the shop or
have a particular quilting skill that you really want to learn, talk
to your quilting friends, gather together a group of at least four
people and we will attempt to set up a class for you as soon as
possible! Take us up on this opportunity to create the class that
you would like to see us offer!
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Quilting Retreats at
Join fellow Quilters as you work on your choice of quilting project, share tips and enjoy a common hobby together.
Fall Weekend Retreat...
October 2-4, 2015
Fall Weekday Retreat...
September 29 - October 1, 2015
Click here for more information and to Register!
monthly e-mail newsletter... Be
the first to
know about exciting new arrivals in the Quilt Shop as well as get updates on the
latest events at Threads of Tradition! We now offer a newsletter via e-mail to
keep our customers in touch with everything that is happening here. If you would
enjoy receiving this information on a regular basis, please complete the
Current Threads Sign-Up Form and submit. We will
gladly send you all the latest news! To see past issues, click below on the
Current Threads newsletter... April 2015
Previous CT newsletters... March 2015 | February 2015 | December 2014 / January 2015 | October 2014 | September 2014 | August 2014 | July 2014 | June 2014 | April 2014 | February 2014 | January Announcement 2014
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Threads of Tradition is also home to The Village Quilters, a local guild that meets on the first Monday of every month
here at Sauder Village at 7:00 PM. Whether your skill level is beginner,
intermediate or more experienced, everyone is welcome. Please contact Debbi Russell for more information at
419.446.2541 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guild Retreats... Sauder Village is the
perfect location to hold your next guild retreat. Our Heritage Inn is known for
it's comfortable, spacious room and attention to detail. Classroom space is
available at the Inn and our Barn Restaurant is just a few steps away. And of
course, Threads of Tradition would be delighted to provide a fun shopping
experience when you need a break from sewing or just need to re-charge your
creativity. Call group reservations at 800.590.9755 to schedule your next
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39th Annual Quilt
Tuesday, April 28 –
More information about our 2015 Quilt show, special
exhibits, workshops, etc... along with forms for entering quilts in the show will be available early 2015.
Our Featured Guest Artist is Bill Kerr, full-time professional quilt-maker and co-founder of Modern Quilt Studio. In addition to creating innovative, museum-quality quilts Bill also teaches design at Dominican University. He and his wife, Weeks Ringle live in Oak Park, Illinois and are the authors of numerous books and their patterns are often featured in American Patchwork & Quilting magazine.
Visit the Quilt Show webpage for additional information.
Quilt Show Challenge fabrics...
out our challenge fabrics for Quilt Show 2015!
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