Mill House Events - Cont.

Bernina Club *NEW DAY*

January 18, 2018   @6:00

Open to all. Free

Embroidery Club *NEW*

January 25, 2018   @6:30

Join us for a monthly lecture and demonstration of an adorable, seasonal Kimberbell embroidery project. Bring a flashdrive and take the pattern home along with written instructions.  $10

South Central Wisconsin Shop Hop

February 1 - 28, 2018

Our South Central Wisconsin shop hop celebrates the heart of quilting and women’s heart health! In addition to Shop Hopping you can enter a drawing for a chance to win a gift basket at each shop. There will be prizes for visiting up to ten shops and the opportunity to bid on silent auction items benefitting the American Heart Association. Pick up your passport at any participating store and join in the fun. New this year, MHQ owner Kim Zajicek, also a Registered Dietitian, will offer a free class on heart healthy eating on Thursday, February 15, 10:30 – 11:30. Please join us for information on improving your health, encouragement and recipes! Please call the store to register for this class.

Modern Mystery Lock In!

Friday, February 2, 2018

Something's afoot -- a sewing machine foot, that is! You'll make new friends and a mystery throw-sized quilt top in this fun evening! We'll provide dinner, refreshments, and fabric, you can just bring your sewing machine. You will also get private shopping time! Fabric included with several colorways available for the mystery quilt.

Quilt Appraisals

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Would you like to know the value of your quilt? Carol Butzke, certified quilt appraiser, will be at Mill House Quilts on Saturday, February 3. Call to schedule a half hour appointment for each quilt you wish to have appraised. You may have it appraised at replacement value or sale value. Carol will provide a written appraisal at the end of each appointment. $50 per appraisal.

Quilt Retreat at the Gather Guesthouse

Thursday, March 1 to Sunday March 4, 2018

A great get away for sewing and relaxing! You will love the quaint sitting room and full size kitchen. Arrive Thursday afternoon, setup, get organized and enjoy a welcome dinner Thursday evening. Saturday night will be show and tell. Retreat fee includes your room at The Gather (shared with two or three others), Thursday dinner, Friday and Saturday breakfast and lunch, snacks, and Sunday breakfast. Pack your projects and join us. These retreats fill up fast (limited to 12), so reserve your spot today! 

Free Motion Quilting. Lecture and Trunk Show

Friday, March 2, 2018   From Frustration to Fabulous, 6:00

View and be inspired by beautiful quilts, wall hangings and other projects that showcase free-motion quilting. Learn how each project is part of a journey to successful free-motion quilting and gain valuable information with free-motion tips and tricks. 

Free Motion Quilting. Workshop

Saturday March 3, 2018   Beyond Basics-Intermediate Quilting Patterns Workshop, 9:30 

For those with some free-motion quilting experience, move beyond stippling and venture into continuous background filler designs. Workshop project is a Half-Lone Star wall-hanging or Radiant Star quilt.


Kitchen Kaboodle 2 Shop Hop

Saturday April 28 and Sunday April 29, 2018   Overnight Shop Hop through Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin 

We will visit Quilted Treasures (Rogers, MN), Calico Hutch (Hayward, MN), Quilter's Window (New Hampton, IA), The Quiltmaker's Shoppe (Manchester, IA), Pins 'N' Needles Quilt Shop (St Croix, WI), The Calico Shoppe (Eau Claire, WI), and Quilt Peddler (Fennimore, WI). 

Cost is $159 and includes transportation, lodging, meals and snacks. Bus leaves Mill House Quilts at 6:15 on Saturday and returns at 5:30 on Sunday. 


Modern Stitching Affair

April 28-29, 2018

The Modern Stitching Affair is a annual retreat in Madison! This is the second annual. Tickets go on sale June 10, 10 am

More Information: The Modern Stitching Affair

14th Annual Quilt Expo - Escape, Create, Celebrate

September 6-8, 2018

Location: Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison WI