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The Apartment 9 quilt kit is currently available at a special reduced price! This is a modern quilt with a top and bottom border strip accenting the reds and blacks used throughout. The Apartment 9 quilt kit looks difficult but is easy enough for a beginning quilter. This quilt kit contains the pattern and the fabric for the top of the quilt and the binding and the finished quilt measures 56" x 74". This is available for a limited time at a price of $60 (reg. $90). Click HERE to purchase.

Project Linus Build A Block - Build A Quilt Mystery Challenge Fundraiser


Join the Project Linus Build A Block - Build A Quilt Mystery Challenge Fundraiser!
Registration is open and the cost is a $15 Project Linus donation. You may specify your local chapter as the recipient of your $15 donation.

When you register for the Build A Block - Build A Quilt Mystery Challenge you will be given a user name and password which will give you access to the 'Mystery Clues' page on the Project Linus website. Over six weeks, detailed downloadable quilt block instructions will be revealed weekly.  The first clue is available February 8, 2015.  On the seventh week quilt assembly instructions will be given for the adorable Lukey The Lucky Penguin quilt. The instructions are appropriate for 
all skill levels and will include a variety of techniques.  At the end of the challenge you will have a Lukey the Lucky Penguin quilt and will be eligible for the 2015 Build A Block Contest. Click HERE for more information.

All Iowa Shop Hop 2015


The 2015 All Iowa Shop Hop begins June 1st! Though the fabric is not yet available for pre-order, we want to give our customers a sneak peek at the beautiful Patriotic Iowa fabrics.



Expressions in Threads is passionate about providing quilters with affordably priced fabrics, kits, patterns, books, and sewing notions of exceptional quality. Our extensive inventory of over 4000 bolts of fabric offers a wide range of vibrant colors, fresh prints, and delightful textures to give our customers endless creative options.
As an authorized Janome dealer, we sell and service sewing and embroidery machines, along with offering new owner classes to ensure a pleasant and successful sewing experience.
Located on the northeast side of the Quad Cities in LeClaire, Iowa, our store is the local gathering place for quilters to learn, share ideas, and inspire each other in a casual atmosphere where friendly assistance, creative inspiration, and contagious enthusiasm are just part of our everyday service! Learn more HERE!