• Love Is…

    What is love? Love comes in many forms, it could be unconditional love between a mother and child, sister and brother, grandparent and grandchildren and more. Where there is a bond there is love! As quilters, we show our love through our craft. The gift of a quilt is an expression of love, comfort, and joy. We give quilts to celebrate life, love, and milestones from graduations to marriages and even just because. One of our best-selling quilt kits expresses love in the sweetest of ways: baby animals and their mothers sharing kisses and snuggles. Love Is by Rachel Shelburne of Maywood Studios created this darling quilt kit pattern that…

  • Past Meets Present: Let’s Make Log Cabin Quilts!

    The log cabin block is one of the oldest known quilt blocks, also known as the “housetop” block or seen in variations like the Courthouse Steps. It features a center square that symbolizes the “heart” and “hearth” of the home. This center square is traditionally red (sometimes yellow, which symbolizes a warm light in the window) and the block is built out from the center. As you add “logs” to the hearth center the block grows. Each log cabin block has a light and a dark side and the combinations are endless with their placement in a quilt. Rumored to have been named the log cabin because of Abraham Lincoln’s…

  • End-of-Year Savings!

    As 2019 draws to a close, we’re making room for everything 2020 has to offer! That means we’re marking down kits, fabrics, precuts and more until December 31st. Flip through our digital year-end clearance catalog to find amazing deals on all the things you love. Fill your cart as you flip through each page. Here are some highlights, from vibrant kits and wall hangings to notions that you’ll adore. Our solution to getting WIPs (works in progress) to the finish line? Wide backings, our 108″ Back Packs are on SALE. Save even more with backings starting at $34.13 for 3 yards! Let’s ring in the New Year with fun and…

  • Farewell New Hampshire

    Dear Friends of Keepsake Quilting,It is with a heavy heart that we announce that we will be closing our Keepsake Quilting and Pineapple Fabrics stores in Center Harbor, New Hampshire on February 28, 2020. When we purchased Keepsake Quilting in April, 2018, we had high hopes that we would be able to restore the Center Harbor location to its former status as “America’s Favorite Quilt Shop” and keep the location open even though we are based in North Carolina. Despite our best efforts to increase store hours, remerchandise, introduce special sales and add a beautiful new Pineapple Fabrics shop (which received a Better Homes & Gardens Top Shop award), not to mention the…

  • Welcome the Season with a NEW Catalog!

    As the autumn air starts to cool and the leaves begin to turn and fall, we’re thinking about the upcoming season and welcoming winter with new quilts. Our newest catalog is here and with it comes creativity, new projects, notions, and more. Shop each page with our enhanced functionality as you flip through our digital catalog, you can add your selections directly to your cart. View the digital catalog here. Request a hard copy of our catalog here. Here are some of our highlights from the Winter Catalog: Felines frolic with Laurel Burch’s signature style. This quilt kit is the purrrfect present for any cat lovers in your life. Panel…

  • All About Alice!

    In our winter catalog, you’ll meet a special lady. Introducing Alice from Pineapple Fabrics! Alice is just one of many gals that make up the Pineapple Fabrics precut pack family. Each Pineapple Pack is full of curated fabrics and include one of many free patterns you can create with each pack. Simply select your pack, your pattern, and you’re ready to start stitching! As sewists, it is sometimes hard to make color palette choices. With Pineapple Packs, all that guesswork and trial and error is done for you. Inside the Alice Pineapple Pack, you’ll find 5 expertly coordinated Bonus Quarters. Bonus Quarters are like fat quarters, but you get more…

  • Welcome Autumn!

    Falling leaves, pumpkin picking, flannels, scenic drives, and chilly nights…it’s quilting weather! Let’s get inspired by the season, from autumnal colors to harvest themes and Halloween just around the corner. We’ve curated a selection of fall’s finest fabrics, decor, and quilt kits to help you welcome the fall. Check out what you can create at Keepsake Quilting. A barn quilt, on a barn, on a wall quilt…the Autumn Barn wall quilt is the perfect decor for your door or wall. Get right to quilting, as this kit includes the panel, batting, and backing. Rake in the leaves and stitch the season with Blown Leaves by Christine Stainbrook. This beautiful quilt…

  • 5 Things to Add to Your Cart at Keepsake Quilting

    If you can only choose 5 things, that is! Here is a list of the top 5 things that are go-to items, from best-sellers to classics and all in all amazing deals you cannot find anywhere else! Seasonal & Creative Kits: With each new catalog and even in between, you need to check out our offerings of kits by your favorite designers and fabric companies. From holiday decor, wall kits and quilts kits for beds of all sizes. Also take a peek at our clearance section (there are always gems there as we make room for new items). Wide Backings: Our wide backings are the perfect finishing touch to your…

  • Happy National Sew a Jelly Roll Day!

    Today is the day we celebrate one of our favorite precuts: 2 ½-inch strips, or as Moda Fabrics has trademarked and coined the commonly used term, “Jelly Rolls”. They go by many names that vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, such as Design Rolls from FreeSpirit Fabrics, Island Strips by Island Batik, Bali Pops from Hoffman Fabrics, Strip-pies from Benartex, Tonga Treats from Timeless Treasures, but 2 ½-inch strips no matter how they are referred to are a fun option for a fast and fresh quilt.  At Keepsake Quilting, we cut our own precuts in-house at our facilities in North Carolina. Our careful production staff takes pride in providing quilters with…

  • Greetings Quilters!

    Long time, no new blog post! Where have we been? Well things have been very busy here at Keepsake Quilting. Let’s get up to date! In the past year and a half, we have enjoyed being under new ownership. Back to be being family owned, we are thrilled to have the Kimelman Family, owners of Pineapple Fabrics at the helm. They are fabric lovers going back generations in the textile business and they understand quilters and what inspires them: creativity and quality fabrics. Here are some highlights from the past year:  We’ve lowered our fabric prices! You will not believe the deals to be found every day at Keepsake Quilting.…