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Order on-line right now, for a limited time our shipping is FREE when you spend over $50.00! 

Our Shipment of batting has arrived! Get them while they are here!

Sherry will hold a Fiji tote session on 5/21.  Fiji Tote is another easy bag, once you've made the first one you'll make dozens as gifts.  The hardest part of this project is choosing the fabric combinations from our wide selection of new bolts.

  • Thurs, 5/27 and Fri. 6/11  Kathy L will teach the Medallion quilt style using any panel.  Kathy used the Arc panel and it came out awesome.  Come for class and give it a try, beginner and up!                                                                                                    
  • Sue Pritt from Sweet Season's Quilts is back with us on Saturday 5/29            for a make and take class using any one of her kits!
  • The Albany Chapter of Quilts for Kids meets on Saturday 5/24.
  •  Monday, May 31st QB will be closed for Memorial Day  

What is on the horizon you ask? Go ahead and take look at our class calendar, sign up before the seats are gone ....

Join Ann B for Free Motion Machine Quilting. Saturday 6/12 from 10:30 to 1:30 or Friday 6/18.   Jump in now while seats are still available.  Sign-up under the classes tab.

Kathleen Greenwold on 7/25 is teaching the Accidental Landscape class.  This is for beginners and up,  It's a whole new artist fabric adventure!  

Are you aware that we can have batting drop shipped to you if you aren't local to our shop?  Feel Free to call and order any of the Quilters Dream Battings in their many styles and sizes, we'll have it shipped right to you! 
Give us a call and we'll get the ball rolling!  518-280-2586

Did you know, Thursdays and Fridays we have room for a quilting group to use our classroom area.  It's open either day between 10:30 to 2:30 and we only charge $5 per member of the group to use the classroom area.  Contact Ann at 518-280-2586 to use reserve the time and space.  

 Quilts for Kids the Albany Chapter creates quilts for kids at the shop.  This group meets on the 4th Saturday of the month from 10:30 to 2:30.  Quilts for Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming fabrics into patchwork quilts to comfort children facing serious illness, trauma, abuse and natural disasters.  Please go on line to sign up under classes.  There is no cost to join us and you will be provided the quilt kits to work on.   Please bring your lunch and your mask!  You must Sign up on-line or call the shop at 518-280-2586 to hold a seat. If you have not pre-registered you may not come to the shop and join casually.  Presently the group size is be limited due to social distancing.  This group will not meet in July and August.

Top off Day with Robbie Sutton our Long-Arm Quilter comes in at 1:00 on the first and the third Mondays of the month.  She picks up and drops off at this time.  Feel free to drop off tops at the shop Mon thru Sat 10-4. Robbie will give you a call once yours is ready for pick up.

Are you thinking about starting a new hobby?  It's relaxing and easy to learn. Join one of our classes and make new friends while being creative!  Classes are open and running, call if you'd like to join one of our groups (518-280-2586)

Tuesday's 10:00 & 1:30 pm All Levels $20.00 weekly, you pick your project.
Wednesday's 10:00 am Beginners $20.00 weekly, Step by Step instruction. Wednesday's  1:30 pm Beyond Beginners  $20.00 weekly, you pick your project.
The 1st and 3rd Sat. monthly at 10:00 am The Beginners Combo classes.

The Beginners class takes place Wed. morning at 10:00. Don't be nervous everyone starts somewhere! Karen will take you from A to Z in no time at all.  It won't be long before you'll be finishing your first quilt!  $20.00 a week.

The Beyond Beginners:  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. A Class members can always request that a project or quilt block be taught.  This group meets Wed's at 1:30.  $20.00 a week.

The Beginners Combo classes on 2 Saturday's a month- (typically 1st & 3rd Sat) This is a combination group of Beginners and Beyond Beginners and they gather on alternate Saturdays from 10 to 1:00.  You will either learn to quilt or take your quilting to the next level. This bi-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 $20.00 a class.
QB's COVID Classroom expectations:

 Class size will be limited to no more than 4

  • Each student will have their own table to work at and will provide their own tools including mats and rulers
  • Students must wear a mask
  • Students will being their own pins, scissors, rulers and supplies for the class. We will not be sharing tools during classes
  • All students must sanitize their machine and tools prior to bringing them into a class/shop


Welcome to QuiltBug Quilt Shop!

Shop Temporary Hours
Monday - Friday

Sunday's closed

10a - 5:00p

10a - 4pm
closed Sunday
At the QuiltBug we offer a wide variety of quilting fabrics, patterns, batting, sewing notions and supplies. Our shop is located at 3637 Carman Rd, Schenectady NY 12303 and we are open Monday - Friday 10a - 5:00p, Saturday 10-4 and closed Sunday's.  The QB also has an on-line shop that's open 24 hours a day, shop whenever it fits your schedule and we will ship it out priority mail, it will be on your doorstep within 3-5 business days. In the shop we offer classes for students from the beginner level to advanced.  If there is something you want to learn we'll put together a class for you and others led by one our QuiltBug staff instructors, they are incredibly talented with over 50 years of combined quilting experience.

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Happy Quilting!   Ann


Upcoming Classes and Events

Tuesday Mornings with Sherrie

Panel quilts and other project to be completed, you decide and Sherrie will lead you from beginning to end. This class runs 10 to 1pm, firm.

Tuesday's Afternoons with Sherrie

Panel quilts and other project to be completed, you decide and Sherrie will lead you from beginning to end. This class starts at 1:30 ends at 4:30

Basic Beginners Class

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 $20 each and will meet every Wednesday morning.

May 19
Beginners and Beyond Class
May 21
Fiji Tote
May 22
Quilts for Kids - Albany Chapter