Friday, December 30, 2016

Closed New Year's Day

Tumbleweed will be closed Sunday January 1 for New Year's!
We will be closing on Saturday, December 31, at 3:00.


Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Hours Update

Our heating system should be up and running in a few days!!  Meanwhile we are open regular hours until:
Saturday December 24 we will be closing at 2:00
CLOSED Sunday December 25 - MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
CLOSED Monday December 26
See you Tuesday - regular hours until
Saturday December 31 closing at 3:00
CLOSED Sunday January 1 - HAPPY NEW YEAR

Monday, December 19, 2016

FYI Store Closing Info

We are currently addressing problems with our heating system.  We plan on being open during this time but circumstances may require us to close, so if you want to be sure we are open, please give us a call to confirm at 508 362 8700. We are working on getting this resolved as quickly as possible!
I will keep you updated here!

Sunday, November 20, 2016


Tumbleweed will be closing early (two o'clock) on Wednesday, November 23 and Tumbleweed will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for Thanksgiving. 

Sue Kassler brought in her quilt top to pick a border - All 2 1/2 inch squares!!

Debbie Cole finished this Trip Around the World quilt she made for her brother's birthday1!

Jeanne Carey made this special memory quilt to honor her sister.  She is presenting it to her brother in law.  She gathered pictures, clothing, and meaningful mementos to put this together!  

Even the back has holds memories!!  

AnnMarie McKenna made this quilt and presented it to her Grandson's wife Sianneh at her baby shower!!  

She also made this matching dog!  AnnMarie has made a quilt and dog for each of her children and grandchildren, and now her great grandchildren!!

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!  See you Friday!!!

Sunday, November 6, 2016

In Adele's Class!

Annette McGourty made this whole set for a special little girl, Maddie for Christmas!

Maddie is going to love it!!!

Lynn Turnbull finished another tote bag!

Karen Carafoli worked on her bargello quilt!  

Sunday, October 30, 2016


Are you ready for Halloween??  People have been busy around here finishing their holiday projects! Here are some of them:

Ann Lovendale made a pind skeleton quilt for Miss Olivia - her 7 year old granddaughter!

Sherrie Sears finished another Ghastlie quilt,

and the matching dolls!!

Karen Carafoli had fun making and decorating these pumpkins, which are good to have around through Thanksgiving!

Annette added sequins to her pumpkins!!

Here's one of the coasters Lynn Turnbull made!  I think she has coasters for just about every holiday!!

I have the top of my Day of the Dead scrappy quilt done!!!   FINALLY!!!

Carol Ayotte made this witch doll and taught it in a class!!

Mary Collari also made another Ghastlie quilt!!

She made it for her son!

Here is the back, notice the label on the bottom left.

The label has a photo in memory of Rocky, who first belonged to her son and then Mary.  
So, it's never too early to start thinking about Halloween projects you might want to make and finish for next year!

Sunday, October 23, 2016

What's Willie Making?

Willie used the Me and You Batiks from Hoffman to make this quilt!  The pattern is "Set Sail" from Jaybird Quilts!

Willie used the "Sweet Tooth " pattern from Jaybird Quilts for this quilt!

The "Fold and Stitch Wreath" that Willie made will look great on a table this Fall season!!

She also made placemats perfect for the whole Fall season!

Someone's toiletries will look great in this dopp bag that Willie made for someone on her list!  Or is it for quilting notions?  Only the recipient will know for sure!  

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Open on Columbus Day!

Tumbleweed will be open on Monday, October 10, Columbus Day, our regular hours - 10 to 5:30. 

Let's give a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! shout out to Audrey Ward, who is celebrating her 99th birthday this week!!  Audrey is a frequent customer who stopped in with her Granddaughter to see us.  Audrey is still quilting and sewing and doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon!!

We received a lot of new fabric from the Kaffe Collective this week!  
There are new prints and new colors of prints we have seen before!

I like the blue houses with white roofs.  They look snow covered!!

 I can't wait to see what everyone does with this print!

Stop in and have a look!!

Monday, September 5, 2016

Closed For Labor Day

Tumbleweed will be closed today, Monday, September 5, to observe the Labor Day Holiday.

Monday, August 8, 2016


Louisa Smith, author, teacher, designer and friend will be available at Tumbleweeds Quilt Shop on Tuesday, August 16th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm to sign her new book titled DOUBLE VISION that was  just released on August 7th.
I know she would love to see many of her friends here who have taken her classes in the past.  A few quilts that are in the book are on display in the shop for a close up look at the construction method the book describes. 
Everyone is welcome and if you have never met Louisa it is a chance to meet an outstanding teacher and writer. 

On display this month at Tumbleweed are quilts made by Carol Ayotte and Judy Sabourin that appear in the book, Double Vision Quilts by Louisa Smith!!

Crystal Structures by Carol Ayotte

This one by Carol Ayotte was made in 2009 and is an early sample.  

Rainbow Bubbles by Carol Ayotte

Oval Essence by Carol Ayotte

Circle Takes The Square by Judy Sabourin

Harmonious Circles by Judy Sabourin
Stop in and see the display!! Louisa will be here on Tuesday, August 16th to sign books!!

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Adele's Class

Ellie Shelley spearheaded the making of this charity quilt for Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center with help from Adele's class!  

The class also worked on making themselves fabric baskets!  Here are some of them!

Adele had these four quilts on loan from Swirly Girls Patterns to show everyone!

Gloria (Adele's Mom) showed off her small log cabin wallhanging!  She much prefers using larger pieces of fabric!