Quilt Shop & Sewing Center & Online Store
940 South State Street, Lockport, Illinois, 60441
+1 (815) 836-8735
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat 9:30A - 4P; Thu 9:30A - 7P; Sun 12P - 4P



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Located in an historic 1870’s building with over 3000 bolts of fabric, the friendly staff and fun environment make Thimbles a positive experience for all. We are a full-line quilt shop with fabric, books, patterns and notions. While representing the entire line of BERNINA and Babylock sewing machines, we are also a Koala Cabinet Showcase Dealer. Fun clubs as well as classes for all experience levels are offered. Join our BERNINA Software Sampler Club or learn new embroidery tips in our All About ME (Machine Embroidery) Program. Come in, be inspired and receive the best education and support obtainable from you BERNINA dealer!


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Applique, Batik, Batting, Bobbins, Cabinets, Calendars, Chairs, Clothing/Accessory Patterns, Cotton Prints, Cotton Prints (Licensed), Cotton Solids, Cotton Thread, Embroidery Designs, Embroidery Machines, Embroidery Notions/Other, Embroidery Software, Embroidery Thread, Fat Quarters, Flannel Prints, Fusible Web, Fusible Web/Tape, Gloves, Inserts, Interfacing, Iron-On Thread, Irons, Machine Quilting Thread, Mid Arm Quilting Machines, Minky, Muslin, Needles, Pins & Accessories, Other Patterns, Photo Transfer, Piecing Supplies, Pillowforms, Pressing & Design, Quilt Blocks, Quilt Kits , Quilt Patterns, Quilting Clips, Quilting Software, Quilting Tools Other, Quilting Totes , Rulers, Scissors & Cutters, Seam Rippers, Sewing Boxes & Organizers, Sewing Machine Notions, Sewing Machines, Silk Thread, Stabilizers, Zippers



Abbey Lane Quilts, Alexander Henry, Alicias Attic, Andover Fabrics, Anthology Fabrics, Art Gallery Fabrics, Atkinson Designs, Aurifil, Benartex, Bernina, Bloc Loc Rulers, C And T Publishing, Camelot Fabrics, Hobbs Bonded Fibers, Hoffman California Fabrics, HoopSisters, Jaybird Quilts, Martingale - That Patchwork Place, Nifty Notions, Northcott, P And B Textiles, SCHMETZ Needles, Studio 180 Design, Timeless Treasures Fabrics


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