Quilting in Historic Jonesborough

“Some stories seem to be made out of whole cloth. Others are like the Tennessee quilts on sale in Jonesborough’s many craft shops. They weave together past, present, fact, and fiction in a tight design both dazzling and unforgettable.” —Smithsonian

Follow the Quilt Trail through Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee. We invite you to take a trip back in time as you slow down and enjoy the scenic countryside and quilting
pride of our mountain region. The Appalachian Resource Conservation & Development Council’s Quilt Trail winds around Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol, and other regions of East Tennessee. For your pleasure, artistry of the traditional quilt on a backdrop of historic and beautiful barns can be seen on the tour.

Take your time, pack a lunch or better yet stop in Jonesborough for mouth-watering samples of our local flavors. You will find a variety of shops to fill any quilting need. The stores listed below contain finished quilts or patchwork, appliqué, and other items for quilters of any range.

Tennessee Quilts proudly hosts the QuiltFest (3 days of quilting classes and related events) each July and frequently offers classes taught by nationally recognized quilting instructors. The event offers classes for all levels and also includes the Hoffman Challenge traveling exhibit inside the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center.

picSewing Bee

107 E Jackson Blvd
423.753.7399
sewingbeetn@comcast.net
As Northeast Tennessee's only authorized Pfaff dealer for the last 15 years, we carry a full line of sewing, quilting, and embroidery supplies. We offer classes on machines, quilting and "just for fun" as well as fabrics, patterns, books, threads and multi-format embroidery designs. Stop by for a visit or to take a class with us!

picTennessee Quilts

Tennessee Quilts’ goal is to promote traditional and contemporary quilt making. Tennessee Quilts, with 114 Boone Street
423.753.6644
toll-free 877.385.0934
www.tennesseequilts.com
5,000 square feet of space, offers over 8,000 bolts of quality quilting fabrics along with books, patterns and other quilting supplies, all of which is also available for purchase online at tennesseequilts.com.

picFellowship Quilters

Fellowship Quilters is a unique consignment shop with new and antique quilts, handmade accessories, and hands-on opportunities. Local artists showcase their fabric and yarn creations in this one-of-a-kind shop.

105 Fox Street
423.753.4629
fellowshipquilters@yahoo.com
Machine and hand-sewn quilts are available in all sizes. Clothing, purses, and kitchen and baby accessories make this a must-stop shop for the anyone looking for a locally made treasure.

Special orders are welcome or make a lovely creation of your own with our handwork classes.

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Upcoming Events

  Thu, Apr 24 to Sat, Apr 26
JRT Musical Theatre Class presents Disney's Mulan Jr.
  Fri, May 02 to Sat, May 03
Corazon Latino Festival
  Fri, May 02 to Sun, May 04
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "Secret Garden"
  Fri, May 09 to Sun, May 11
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "Secret Garden"
  Fri, May 16 to Sun, May 18
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "Good Evening"

 

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