Saturday, October 6, 2018

Hello October!

Wow! What a busy day! Our “quilting team” busted out quite a few beautiful treasures! We had a team cutting out “Lush”, Anchors Aweigh” and more quilt kits, fat quarters and more. Then we had some great customers, some new and some of our “quilts playground buddies” stop in, sit a spell, chat and a bit and of course pet some luscious quilting fabrics! What a great beginning to October!!! Come on in and enjoy our fun!
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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Lush - Wing and Prayer Designs

My oh my! Lookie at what was just delivered to our door.  Limited number available!Another Wing and a Prayer design. “Lush” ~~ the name describes everything about it from the pattern design to the batiks used in it!

Available here for $235.00: https://tinyurl.com/abbimays-Lush

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Basic Grey Metropolis Moda Quilt

A peek at a new quilt we have been working on here at the shop. Designed by one of our team members using the map panel from the Basic Grey Metropolis line by Moda. Patterns available - call our shop: 2315636861No automatic alt text available.
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Abbi Mays Quilting Service

Check out this “vintage quilt” we were privileged to quilt. The quilt top dates back way over 50 years. It was originally found as a “lining” under another older quilt ~ why it’s been able to keep its vivid colors and nice condition. It turned out super nice. We quilted it in a traditional “orange peel” design.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Abbi Mays Quilting Service!

Check out this really sweet sampler quilt we quilted! We quilted it with our newest addition to our edge-to-edge designs. It’s called African Sumba

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www.abbimaysquilting.com

Thursday, August 23, 2018

AQS Grand Rapids PALS Winners!

This year PALS Quilt Guild took second place in the Ultimate Guild Challenge. The theme was What's Your Modern? Here is a picture of most of the group.

Abbi Mays team member Joy Lamphere was part of this group!!  Her quilt is really cool!

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Heart Quilt Quilted!

Isn't this the cutest quilt! We quilted this in lime thread with a swirl & hearts quilting pattern!

Abbi Mays Quilting
We have hundreds of happy customers!
Get your quilt (Full, Twin, Queen, King, or any size really) machine quilted on one of our state of the art Gammill Statler Stitchers.
Price for our service: $.02 per square inch and includes Hobbs 80/20 Batting, thread, needles and quilts will be trimmed! 
Click here for details: Quilting

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Grand Prize Winner!

Our grand prize winner, Donna came in to pick up her lucky drawing bag! Her bag only contained two packages of 2 1/2” chips but it was the largest gift certificate given! Who would think such a little, light bag carried such a whooping great gift! Congrats again!

Monday, August 13, 2018

More Birthday Bash Winners!

Check out some of our hourly door prize winners we had on last Saturday’s Abbi May’s Birthday Bash drawing. Winners were contacted earlier this week by telephone! Again, we want to thank everyone for being part of our “Quilty family”!

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Happy Birthday Abbi May!

What a gorgeous day to celebrate Abi’s 17th birthday!!! If you are out and about, stop on in.... store wide 17% off sale (excludes quilting services/classes/clearance). And what would be a celebration without a cake! Hourly drawings for great prizes and a coupon to use next month!!!! Come on in to our Quilty Playground!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Tula Pink De La Luna Collection is here!

Check out this cute table runner made out of Tula’s "De La Luna" collection! Isn’t it so sweet! The pattern by GE Designs will be here at the shop by the end of the week! For more information about the collection go here:
https://tinyurl.com/AbbiMays-TulaPink-DeLaLuna

Friday, August 3, 2018

New Fabric Panels!

Are you an outdoors person or do you know someone who is? Check out these really cool panels we have in with coordinated fabrics ~~ Indian motorcycles, moose, bear, deer and more!
Check them out here: https://tinyurl.com/AbbiMaysJustArrived

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Quilt Book: Sew In Love Laundry Basket Quilt

Quilt Book Little Sweetheart by Edtya Sitar and It's Sew Emma


Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts is thrilled to be able to share her love of quilting with fellow quilters by introducing her latest book with It's Sew Emma. She has fashioned twelve sweetheart blocks into a breathtaking 75-1/2in x 75-1/2in block-of-the-month sampler quilt (choose from a pieced or applique version), as well as a whole candy box of tantalizing quilts to take each block further! Sew in Love will become your new obsession as Edyta encourages you to let loose, play and experiment with her Sweethearts. 




Every time you select a new blend of colors and prints or delve into a new technique, fall a little bit deeper in love with each stitch. Her love for quilting knows no bounds and she cannot wait to see where your affair with Sew in Love will take you!



Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Prince Cherrywood Quilt Challenge - Finalist Joy Lamphere!

 Joy Lamphere is team member at Abbi Mays Fabric Shop and we are very very proud of her!
The quilt is beautiful!

This was a Challenge bundle for "The Cherrywood Challenge 2018: Prince."

Participants were asked to use Prince's music as inspiration to push themselves creatively, think outside the box and create new fiber art. The contest was open to anyone and we received entries from several countries. All the quilts were the same color, fabric, size and theme.



Thursday, July 12, 2018

Row by Row Winner 2018



We've got a winner! Yes, Mary V. from Allendale, MI came into with her husband and turned in her 2018 Row By Row Quilt all quilted and bound! Gorgeous! How exciting!
Our row is at the top!


Sunday, July 8, 2018

Baby Quilts Quilted at Abbi Mays Quilting

Check out these two baby quilts quilted by us. The fabric is our Wild Free Collection! Too sweet!
Read about our quilting service here: Abbi Mays Quilting

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Baby Brimfield Block



Check out the new Brimfield template set that we just got in. It’s the “Baby Brimfield”! Take your EPP (English paper piecing) to a new level.

Available here:  Brimfield Blocks

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Fat Quarter Favorites Quilt Book




Here’s a new book we got in! It’s got some great fat quarter quilt patterns. We’ve already picked out a pattern and are making a shop sample using our Batiks! Wait until you see the beauties we picked out to best compliment the pattern!
Fat quarters are a perennial favorite--why not have favorite quilt patterns to go with them? This all-new collection of fat-quarter-friendly designs takes the popular fabric cut in new directions. Try fresh spins on classic quilt blocks, such as Jacob’s Ladder, Churn Dash, and Pinwheel. Or, take a page from nature’s design book and turn fat quarters into fabric flower gardens or sparkling stars. Dive into a variety of fun techniques, including traditional piecing, English paper piecing, and fusible applique. With well-known designers leading the way--including best-selling authors Christa Watson and Katja Marek—it’s easier than ever to have fun with fat quarters! Patterns require as few as 16 or up to 39 fat quarters per project. 64 pages


Available here for $22.50: Fat Quarter Favorites

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Longarm Quilting Service



Are you rushing against a deadline? 

Do you have a pile of quilt tops that are just sitting there in your sewing room crying to get quilted? 

We have our Gammill Statler long arm quilting machines located now within our retail store and we run them both almost daily. 

For $.02 per sq.inch, we will provide the batting (Hobb's 80/20) and quilt your "top/backing" in a beautiful edge-to-edge pattern of your choice. 

We have lots of patterns to choose from. Call us for detail: 2315636861

Friday, May 18, 2018

Yuki - Moda


"Yuki means “snow” in Japanese and this collection is my interpretation of icicles, frost in the air and snowflakes, from those tiny wisps to the large flakes that fall like feathers. The snowflakes seem set against a deep blue sky when I look at them… or perhaps they are the cracked ice on the surface of a frozen lake in the mountains. Yuki is a winter collection that can transition into quilts and projects for any season." ~ Debbi Maddy

Available as yardage, fat quarter bundles, and quilt kits.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Happy Mothers Day!

Wow! Mother's Day is right around the corner. Many of us still have our mother with us while others only feel the warm embrace of "mom's" loving hugs that stay imprinted in our hearts forever. Either way, Mother's Day has always been such a sweet day for us as a "child of mom". So many cherished memories we each had growing up over the years. No matter if your mom was your best friend or a very difficult person to deal with at times. Whether your birth mother raised you or you had a beautiful woman who came beside you and became your mom.  Mom was the first person who imprinted upon our hearts.
We knew her heartbeat ~ her heart beat was "love".

So, today if you still have your mom, give her a deep hug and remind her how much she is loved and how important she is. If you are a mother, take the extra time to give your child/children a sweet embrace and speak words of love into their ears. If your mother has left you with just an imprint on your heart in this world, take the time to talk about all the sweetness that she poured on you!
Moms are the best!

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Kaffe Fassett Collection Spring 2018

Let's start this wonderful ending of April with just saying this....
WE'VE GOT KAFFE FASSETT COLLECTIVE
SPRING 2018 FABRICS IN!!!
 No words or pictures can really tell you how beautiful and unique these fabrics are. Check them out online or in our shop before they are gone!  Kaffe Fassett Spring 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Abbi Mays Quilty Playground!

Oh the things we do in our “quilty playground”!!! Pure fun!

Monday, April 16, 2018

Are You ready for some sunshine and fun times at the beach?

Check out this sampler block we made out of the fabric collection "Panache" using Me and My Sisters Double Dresden book and ruler.

 The name of the pattern is "Beach Ball" Isn't this just the sweetest? For more information or to order, go here to see the collection:


https://tinyurl.com/AbbiMaysPanache
Cost of kit is $108.95, book is $27.99, ruler is $19.95.
Finished size of the quilt is 60" x 60". The book has over 13 projects you can make!

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Quilted Cottage Quilt Kits

ave you seen (both in the shop and on the web) we now have all the fabrics of “The Quilted Cottage” by Desiree Designs for Quilting Treasures? We’ve got yardage, fat quarters, two panels, and two sweet quilt kits available.
The Spool Quilt

The Quilted Cottage
 For more information, go here: https://tinyurl.com/AbbiMaysQuiltedCottage