• Get Wise About Wide Backs!

    You’ve completed the quilt top, now let us take care of the back! With our WIDE selection of 108-inch wide backings, we have the perfect finishing touch for your quilt top. No need to piece your backing, we have a seamless solution to get your quilt top ready to be loved and cuddled faster. All of our wide backing fabrics, both traditionally and digitally printed, come from top-quality brands you love in various colors and shades. Our quilt backings are torn on the straight of grain to guarantee that you receive a true 108″ piece of fabric. The backing is the part of your quilt that hugs your loved ones and caresses…

  • 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…

  • All Through the House

    “I saw it across the floor at Quilt Market and felt like running to it. I knew it would be perfect for our customers!” That’s what Cheryl, our buyer, said happened when she first spotted the All Through the House quilt that’s now featured on the cover of our Holiday 2018 catalog. When the quilt arrived in the office for photography, the staff fell in love with this wonderful quilt, too. It looked so clean and fresh in solids. Roxie and Joe Wood of ThimbleCreek designed that cover quilt. Cheryl loved their style so much that she chose two of their other designs for our fall and holiday catalogs. Anyone…

  • We’re Tickled (Tula) Pink!

    Keepsake Quilting is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Tula Pink, everyone’s favorite illustrator, fabric designer, DIY’er, and all-around cool girl! She’s going to be doing a bunch of exclusive Tula Pink quilting patterns and projects for us: videos and kits you’ll find only at Keepsake Quilting. Our exclusive Tula Pink kits are here now, designed by Tula’s favorite quilt designers and made from her favorite fabrics. We’ve got bags of all sizes: the Adorable Tote, Cute Clutch, and Pretty Purse and projects to liven up your home: the Sunrise and Compass large floor pillows and the Palace Floor Table Runner. We’ve got six Tula Pink bed sized quilts,…

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    Celebrate National Sewing Machine Day!

    Celebrate the quilting buddy who’s always got your back: your sewing machine! Yes, it’s National Sewing Machine Day. Whether you’ve got a simple classic Singer Featherweight or a high tech, high feature Bernina, today’s the day to send your buddy some love! Visit our tools and notions page to find something nice for your sewing machine, and for today only, free standard shipping on orders of $49 or more! How about a special foot to make free motion quilting easier? And remember, some specific sewing tasks need specific needles; find out which with Liz Kettle’s “Know Your Needles” book. And I’m sure your machine would appreciate a trip to the…

  • QuiltFest 2015

    The Keepsake Quilting retail store grounds came alive with quilting, color creativity, and new ideas as QuiltFest 2015 showcased the best in all styles of quilts from around the country. We were amazed and impressed by the mix of styles and techniques within quilts. Clearly quilters don’t let boundaries stop them! We had traditional patterns in modern colors, modern piecing with traditional quilting, modern piecing with traditional applique… I loved seeing quilters take whatever they needed from whatever niche of the quilting world to make a quilt that’s uniquely their own. First place winner was Kim Gregoire with “Sunflowers”. She took an older pattern (which she had bought at Keepsake–…

  • Tips for Visiting the Keepsake Quilting Shop

    Sew you want to know some helpful hints for visiting the KQ Shop? Here are a few things you should know if you are going to visit the KQ shop: Our staff members have been quilting anywhere from three to 25+ years. If you are working on a project and get stumped, big or small, supposedly easy, or definitely complex—bring it in!  With our combined 100+ years of experience, we will be able to help you figure out the issue. If you are bringing along a friend who does not quilt, be it a man or best friend, there are a couple of local options for their amusement. Center Harbor…

  • Celebrating 35,000 Facebook Fans!

    This week the Keepsake Quilting facebook page hit a new milestone… Wow, we have 35,000 fans! We can’t believe it, and we have each and every one of YOU to thank!   To celebrate, we are giving away Deb Strain’s NEW Christmas Countdown Fat Quarter Collection for Moda Fabrics. This stack of festive fabrics includes 33 fat quarters and a 23″ x 44″ Christmas-tree panel with 25 numbered blocks to count down to Christmas! These fabrics are small-to-medium scale, so they’re easy to work with and would be a GREAT start for Christmas projects! (retail value of $126.00)   Here’s how to enter: Leave a comment below—let us know how…