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Formerly Around the Block Quilt Shop


Shipping costs are estimates & are adjusted if found cheaper.



The wait is OVER!  Tomorrow begins the first annual All Michigan Shop Hop.  Shops have been working hard to prepare for this huge event!  We are all excited and appreciate your patience as we figure this out together.  Please keep in mind as you travel, it is impossible to know how to staff for an event of this magnitude, especially with it being the first year.  Please be kind. 

This is not a race!  Please enjoy the shops you are able to visit.  We've worked hard prepping our shops for you to take your time and enjoy.  This is an annual event, so whatever shops you miss this year, you can visit next year.  We are very excited to see how far you've traveled, and hear about your exciting finds!  

I want to give you an update on the construction in our town.  Please be aware that Kent street is completely blocked off.  Maple Street is now 2 hour parking, so there are often open spaces.  There is a large parking lot immediately across the street and also one across Grand River that shares a parking lot with Don Jose Restaurant.  Please leave spaces close to the restaurant to allow for their customers.  The Hot Shots Parking lot is private.  Please do not park there.  Buses can pull up next to the gas station to unload.

During this hop, each store will be offering different discounts. 

MO's Needle & Thread will be offering:

-Additional 10% off the already 40% off Clearance Fabric, Clearance Quilt/Embroidery Patterns, & Clearance Cross Stitch Patterns. 

-All Batiks will be 10% off.

-3 yard bundles for $18

-Hoppers can enter an exclusive drawing for a throw size quilt.

Those participating in the Shop Hop, must have your passport to receive the stamp and collector's square.  ONE PER PERSON.  Please understand that shops are under strict rules to not stamp passports if the owner is not physically present in the store.  

Although I have sold out of most of the Exclusive Fabric, many shops did not pre-sell, and will have it in stock.  I designed this quilt called Pure Michigan using the Exclusive Shop Hop line.  My pattern is available for purchase in store and online.  Shipping is adjusted after check out, if found cheaper.  I also stock the collectible 2-1/2" x 6-1/2" creative grid shop rulers in store and online.

We hope you all have a wonderful time hopping this summer!



The All Michigan Shop Hop Passport Magazine is now available for pre-sale.  The cost is $11.95.  This will be your guide and passport for the event.  Passports are available for purchase here: ALL MICHIGAN SHOP HOP MAGAZINE/PASSPORT

Magazines will arrive in my store the week of April 8th.


Due to the impending winter storm, the shop will only be open 10am-2pm on Friday (1/12), and CLOSED all day Saturday (1/13). If the weather starts getting bad before 2pm on Friday, we may close earlier, so please call the shop before traveling. 517-647-5430
Be safe everyone, and enjoy your sewing snow days.

1/11/24- Click here for current Newsletter/Class Listings: 2024 NEWSLETTER