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Hello Friends of the QuiltBug!

Join us for 
Ryan's Cases for Smiles, this Friday.  If you have some spare time please join us to help out this wonderful cause.  

The call has come to the QuiltBug,  Ryan's Case for Smiles is low and they need your help:) We can use your help even if you don't sew! Join the Quilt Bug team as they support such a worthy cause. Ryan’s Case for Smiles is one the few volunteer organizations solely dedicated to helping kids feel better to heal better. While other great organizations focus on research and finding a cure, they work to improve the quality of life of children and their families as they undergo treatment.  With every stitch, every yard of fabric and every pillowcase we get one step closer to our goal of helping kids with cancer and life-changing illnesses feel better to heal better. Cost: $ FREE please call the shop to sign up!  518-280-2586 or sign up on line so we can keep a head count.  If you are a sewer, or not, we can use your help! 


WOW, Shop Hop is just about a week away!! Our team is so excited and we are ready to have some fun.  Don't forget that Shop Hop passports are available at the shop for $7.00. Buzz on by to get yours! Our very own Sherrie has designed our beautiful block reflecting "Travel Through the Backyard of the QuiltBug" our block pay tribute to the Albany Pinebush and the Karner Blue Butterfly. We can't wait for you to see it!  

Do you wanted to learn to sew or quilt?  We have the perfect class for you!  There are openings in the Beginners class that takes place Wed. morning at 10:00, and Thursday afternoons at 1:00. Don't be nervous everyone starts somewhere! 

New Beginner's class - starting in June we have a Basic Beginners group starting alternate Saturdays from 10 to 1:00.  This class will help you learn to sew or take your sewing to the next level. This weekly class will take you from beginner to beyond.  Give the shop a call, or sign up on line, and join the fun. You can't beat this price, just $15.00 a week.

Robbie Sutton will be in on June 2nd for Top-off Day 


Welcome to QuiltBug Quilt Shop!

Shop Hours
Monday - Saturday


10a - 5:30p
12p - 4p
We offer a full line of quilting fabric plus patterns, batting, sewing notions and supplies. Our shop is at 3637 Carman Rd, Schenectady NY 12303. Our hours are Monday - Saturday 10a - 5:30p, and Sunday's from 12p to 4p.  The QB sells quilt fabrics, patterns, batting, sewing notions and supplies in the shop and on-line.  We always have lots of quilting tips and suggestions.  We have a lot of new classes and events - pop out to our class schedule to sign up for a new class.  Learn new designs during instruction being taught by our very own QuiltBug staff quilters.  If there is something you'd really like to learn let us know and we'll set up a time to teach you, just email us at  Happy Quilting!

Upcoming Classes and Events

Ryan's Case For Smiles -- Sew a Pillow Case Volunteer Event

The call has come into the Quilt Bug. Ryan's Case for Smiles is low and they need our help:) We can use your help even if you don't sew! Join the Quilt Bug team as they support such a worthy cause.

Wed. Beginners

This course is designed to take the beginning quilter from accurate measuring and rotary cutting to piecing of a simple quilt in approximately 12 sessions. Projects have been selected which teach various sewing techniques necessary for quilting. Weekday classes are $10 each and will meet every Wednesday morning. The longer Saturday class is $15 per session and will meet every other Saturday morning.

Beginners and Beyond Class

This class is designed to teach an advanced beginner basic quilting blocks and techniques. It will build on the lessons taught and patterns used in the Basic Beginners class. Approximately 4 weeks will be devoted to each block. The first technique will be strip piecing which will be practiced in the Nine Patch block and a quick pinwheel design. Half Square Triangles, Log Cabin, and Flying Geese are among the quilt blocks taught along with appropriate projects that use the block being taught. Class members can always request that a project or quilt block be taught.

May 30
Shop Hop Backyard Travel 2019
May 31
Shop Hop Backyard Travel 2019
Jun 1
Shop Hop Backyard Travel 2019