Events

Class Preview and Trunk Show Event

Meet the Stripping Queen, Jane Vaughan, and don’t worry, clothes will not be removed!  Enjoy a romp through the world of strip piecing, see techniques and samples of quilts made with 2 1/2" strips.  Who knows, you may even win a "sushi roll". Plus, you will have the opportunity to learn about Jane’s upcoming class and hear from other instructors sharing information (and samples) about their classes being offered this trimester. Sign up for classes during the event and receive a discount on class registration completed that day. Free

Sales Event: Three days in our large classroom

We need to reduce our stock of certified pre-owned and demo machines. All these machines are previously loved and traded-in for a newer machine. They have been serviced and are ready to take home to start sewing or maybe as someone's gift. 

We also have Bernina and Juki closeout machines, new and floor models. Our demo machines come directly from Bernina and have been serviced and packed by their technical department.

They will all be one display and ready to test drive. Come try one. Best possible prices will be listed and we will take any reasonable offer.  

Door prizes. Refreshments provided. 

Event: Retreat

Do you want a chance to sew all day but need to be home at night? We have a two-day retreat right here at Mill House Quilts. Gather projects you wish to work on and join us! We will provide snacks and lunch, both days, as well as door prizes. Cost is $49. Single day rate of $35 is available.

 

Event: Kimberbell Academy: Tea Party

You have requested more Kimberbell sewing days. As the areas only Certified Kimberbell Shop, we can offer you exclusive projects from Kimberbell. Join us on Valentines day for a two-day tea party! You will create 6 projects (candle mat, gift pouch, mug rug, zipper pouch, card and tea towel ) perfect for your own party or as gifts while perfecting your machine embroidery skills. 

Embroidery kits, lunch and snacks are included. 

All makes of machines welcome

SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN SHOP LEAP! GIFTS OF HOPE Wrapped in Love

New this year! We will be raising money for the American Family Children’s Hospital Patient & Family Support Fund.

February 1 – 29, 2020

This year you will have the opportunity to help wrap hospitalized children and their families in love as well as visit the best quilt shops in South Central Wisconsin! You can enter a drawing for a chance to win a gift basket at each shop. There will be prizes for visiting up to 14 shops, a treasure hunt to be eligible for additional prizes and the opportunity to bid on silent auction items benefitting the hospital. Pick up your passport at any participating store and join in the fun. Many shops will be hosting sewing days to make pillowcases, crib sheets, blankets and quilts for the children. There will be other opportunities to bless the children and their families. Watch email and Facebook for additional details.

 

Event: Lecture and Trunk Show: Boarders on Parade

This Sunday afternoon trunk show is a treasure trove of quilts!  See over three dozen different border options. Bring a camera to this one!  Borders are not just to make your quilt bigger.  See a wide range of possibilities for your next border! 

 

Event: Overnight Shop Hop: "Heartland Americana"

More details coming in January 2020

Event: Workshop

Join us for the exciting, rewarding and educational event and discover what your stitches say about you. This is a 2-Day hands on event that includes 13 expertly taught techniques each suited to your unique sewing personality. You will leave with a Bernina Academy technique book created by you to reference again and again. Everything is provided including lunch all you need to bring is yourself, enthusiasim and unique personality. 

Lunch for both days is included.

Event: Quilt Appraisals

Would you like to know the value of your quilt? Carol Butzke, certified quilt appraiser, will be at Mill HouseQuilts on Friday November 30. Both vintage/antique or newer quilts can be appraised. Your quilt can be appraised at replacement or resale value and carol will provide a written appraisal at the end of each appointment. Half hour appointments per quilt can be scheduled by calling our store or signing up on-line at www.millhousequilts.com. $50 per appraisal.

 

Event: Shop Hop

In addition to visiting seven unique and inspiring quilt shops you will  collect 8 mini quilt patterns and coordinated vintage prints. $159 includes deluxe motor coach, hotel, all meals and snacks. We will visit Quilted Treasures, Calico Hutch, Quilter's Window, The Quiltmaker's Shoppe, Quilt Peddler, Stitch Supply Co, and Pins 'N' Needles Quilt Shop as we travel through Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. This event only happens once a year and space is limited so sign up soon.

 

Event: Quilt Show Trip

We will be sending a bus to the International Quilt Festival in Chicago on Friday, March 29th! The bus will leave MHQ at 7:15am and return approximately 7:15pm. The price includes the bus, show ticket, light snacks to and from Chicago and door prizes!