American Professional Quilting Systems (APQS)
We went with an APQS Millennium for a variety of reasons. The great warranty, customer support and that it’s manufactured in the USA really cinched it for us.

Fox Valley Technical College
Located in Appleton WI, this tech college has had a variety of sewing related classes that we have attended. Check out their website and see if something leaps out!

Quilt Barn Studio
Janesville WI is the place to go for classes, demos and some amazingingly detailed quilting services! They are a talented group of quilters and longarm machine trouble shooters as well. If you are looking to rent or even buy an APQS longarm machine please stop in and see their showroom and studio!

Quilt Guilds

Lodi Valley Quilters Guild
This quilt guild is based in Lodi Wisconsin and has lots of variety! We have a Quilt Academy every spring with a host of classes, the Lodi Ag Fair quilt show as well as retreats, speakers and charity events.

Prairie Lakes Quilters A Sun Prairie Wisconsin quilt guild that is very involved in the local community. We are also affiliated with the longest running quilt show in the mid west!

Mad City Quilt Guild
Another large and thriving quilt guild in Madison Wisconsin. Great speakers, retreats and charity events galore!

Great Lakes Professional Machine Quilters Association
Looking for a community of longarm machine enthusiasts? Look no further! There is a wide cross section of longarm owners and users in this group…from renters to owners and with a wide variety of award winning quilt makers and teachers.

Quilt Shops

Patches and Petals
One of our favorite shops is in Belleville WI. Great classes and a variety of fabric and patterns. Loads of batiks!

JJ Stitches
Since I love flannel, this is a frequent stop! Located in Sun Prairie WI, it’s a short trip for southern WI quilters.

Mill House Quilts
Come to Waunakee WI and check out a great quilting shop. A large variety of classes, clubs, fabric and patterns.

Village Creek
Lodi WI has a fun little quilt shop as well! A wide variety of fabric and patterns.

Nancy’s Notions
Who hasn’t gone to the summer warehouse sale? Or taken a great class! Stop in to this Beaver Dam WI location soon!

Blue Bar Quilts
Middleton WI offers a bright oasis of fabric and patterns with a large classroom space and a lovely quilt gallery.

The Electric Needle
Westside Madison WI has a shop that is packed with fabric and notions as well as a display area with the latest Pfaff and Viking machines.

Going To Pieces Quilt Co
Located in Appleton WI. Terrific fabric selection, many kits with a variety of quilts on display. Definitely worth the trip!

Keep Me In Stitches
A fun little shop in Appleton with a quirky fabric selection.

Julie’s Sewing Center
A large sewing machine showroom in Appleton with a vast selection of thread and fabric.

Fox Cities Quilt Co.
Don’t miss this Appleton shop! A great quilt shop with a fun fabric selection and a large classroom.