Cabin Fever Passports

Here is an update relating to the Cabin Fever Shop Hop….

Passports are on sale for $10 and if you sign up before December 31, your name will be entered into a drawing to win a $10 gift certificate to use at each shop. Proceeds from the passports go to the American Red Cross.

Our bus is filling fast for Thursday, February 12. The cost is $42 plus the $10 passport ($52 total).
If you think you are interested, check your calendar and don’t delay…. Always a fun and friendly event!!!

Please go to for further details on prizes and the progressive quilt.

The progressive quilt is now hanging in the shop and we have had rave reviews.


Sample Sale

In order to get ready for new fabric, kits, and projects, we need to move on some of our sample quilts. They will be available for sale at a 10% discount throughout the month of December.



Holiday gifts ready for giving

Come and check out some of our ” ready made” items that would be great hostess or holiday gifts. Many are packaged and ready to give and range in price from $10-$30. New notions and small items are coming every day that would be wonderful stocking stuffers.



Holiday Hours and Lotus Flower Class

Guildcrafters will observe the following hours for upcoming holidays:

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, close early at 3 pm
Closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, 2014
Wednesday, December 24, 2014, close early at 3 pm
Closed Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26, 2014
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, close early at 3 pm
Closed Thursday, January 1, 2015

Winter weather closings will follow the Berkley school system announcements through the entire winter season.

We’ve added a date for Cindy’s lovely Lotus Flower class. Please click on our Classes page for additional information on how to sign up.



Lotus Flower

A wonderful and fun quilt design made simply by using the new “Hex n more” acrylic ruler. Easy piecing constructs this pattern in large triangles and large rows are sewn together. The ruler shows 4 different sizes to choose. Limited kits available for small quilts. If you would like to pick out your own fabrics, schedule an appointment at your convenience before the class. No pre-cutting is necessary before class. The ruler and pattern are required. Bring basic sewing supplies and a working sewing machine with filled bobbin.

Teacher: Cindy Zielke
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10 am – 3 pm
Must reserve a spot in the class with a check in advance.

2015 Cabin Fever Shop Hop


Our bus will take you to all the stores in one day on Thursday, February 12, 2015. The cost of the bus is $42 (plus $10 for your passport). Don’t miss a spot on the bus — gather your friends and get your seats soon!!

Food for Thought

15th  Anniversary Cabin Fever Shop Hop
February 12-14, 2015

2015 cabin fever quilt sm

Thursday, February 12 & Friday, February 13, 2015 — 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday, February 14, 2015 — 9 am to 5 pm


$300 Store Bonus Bucks
2 — Second Prizes: $100 Store Bonus Bucks
3 — Third Prizes: $50 Store Bonus Bucks

Hourly Door Prizes
Individual Store Prizes

Passports $10
On Sale Now
Purchase in 2014 and enter the drawing to win $10 gift certificate to each store for the shop hop. 

Support The American Red Cross

Five stores are joining forces to raise awareness and funds for people in need. Donate canned goods at each store for an extra hourly door prize ticket.


Enjoy all the advantages:
Hourly door prizes at each store.
Individual store prizes. For every $10. spent, 1 chance to win goes in the drawing.
Donate canned goods to help the hungry for an additional door prize at each store.
Purchase a passport in 2014 for a chance to win a $10. gift certificate to use at each store during the hop.
Pick up your FREE commemorative log cabin pin at the first stop on the hop.
The 15th anniversary progressive quilt is specially designed with our signature log cabin blocks.
 The computer picture shows the aqua and brown colors, but check back to see the  actual quilt when it is posted to appreciate the gorgeous Jinny Beyer saturated colors.
A tutorial will show how simple it is to construct.  Quilt is 60″ x 84″ without borders.
Kits will be $10 at each store, a $40 discount off the total retail cost!
Sign up now, don’t miss out.
Check your local shop for bus schedules.
We are announcing another chance to celebrate our 15th anniversary
August 6-8, 2015
We will be hosting another shop hop.
Festival of Holidays 
Small holiday projects will be sold at each shop.
Buy as many as you like.
Use for yourself or for gifts.
Receive the wire hanger with the purchase of the passport.
Passports will be on sale during the February Hop, while they last.
More details will be posted later about the projects, sales, prizes and buses.



The Stitchery
1129 E. Grand River Ave, Promenade Plaza, Howell, MI 48843
The Stitchery Map Link

Linda’s Country Quilts
3058 N. State Rd., F, Davison, MI 48232
Linda’s Map Link

Jennifer’s Quilt Shop
149 North Howell Street, Pinckney, MI 48169
Jennifer’s Map Link

Fabric Affair
4928 John R Rd., Troy, MI 48085
Fabric Affair Map Link

Guildcrafters Quilt Shop
2600 W. 12 Mile Rd., Berkley, MI 48072
Guildcrafters Map Link


New Kits

We have been absent for awhile, have you noticed? We have been very busy preparing for the Quilters Showcase in Birch Run and our Pumpkin Patch Shop Hop so we have not been able to post all of our new projects. Those events are past and we now have all the new quilts and projects displayed in the store. Here they are….


20141007-122649.jpgI Spy packets available. All white background packs are $16 with 24- 6 1/2″ squares. Multi colored pack has 49- 6 1/2″ squares and includes the pattern to make the I Spy Match Game quilt shown. Not only can kids find items, they can also find the match as all fabrics are scattered twice within the quilt. Multi colored pack is $32.


Adorable animals on this kids quilt or wall hanging, 40″x43″, $26.



Sweet little boy baby quilt with adorable teddy bears measuring 34″x40″. $29.


Fun, urban looking house kit with blacks, greys, and whites. We created a little Christmas twist to the pattern by adding some holiday prints and wreathes on the doors. Quilt kit includes the pattern, $58. Pattern only, $9.



20141007-125608.jpgColorful Life Saver kits come with either a red or blue background and include a wide variety of Kaffe Fasset designer prints that make the rings. Quilt measures 72 x 90. Pattern included, $98. Ric rac trim packs sold separately for $17.

20141007-130437.jpgWhimsical quilt sure to bring a smile!
Kit with pattern $39. 21″x 57″


20141007-131037.jpg34″x 50″ Christmas tree wall hanging, $42. Celebrate Christmas book required for pattern, $26.99.


20141007-134858.jpgHave fun mixing prints from a layer cake. Pattern included with layer cake package. $39.


20141007-135525.jpgThis quilt is actually easier than it looks. Uses a 60 degree ruler for easy cutting. Kit includes pattern and is $98. Size of quilt is 70″ x 90″.


20141007-140010.jpg55″ x 77″ quilt kit with pattern included.


20141007-140313.jpgSuper easy!!! Uses a layer cake and a charm pack from the Lexington line by Minick and Simpson for Moda. Pattern included. Quilt is 45″ x 63″ without borders. Several bolts available in the store to choose borders. $56.


20141007-141224.jpgFat quarters make up this pretty grey, green and pink quilt. Simple construction using Building Blocks pattern. Fat quarter bundle for quilt is $44. Accent border not included. Pattern sold separately.








20141007-141936.jpgVarious patterns and kits that are fun to do, ranging in price from $5- $24. Add some seasonal flair to your home or make a gift for someone special.



20141007-142416.jpg Adorable wool pincushions. Patterns, $6. Kits, $14.



20141007-142706.jpg Beautiful fall mosaic tablerunner. Only 5 kits left and October just started! Kits are $23 and require the book “Set the Table”.


20141007-143136.jpg Many color options have been kitted to make this simple quilt. Also known as the “racing strip”or ” 30 minute quilt”, it can be completed in an afternoon. Kits are $46-$49.


20141007-143726.jpgMaking the blocks in this quilt uses the Flying Geese ruler ($24) which produces accurate geese units with no waste. Interesting method, everyone should give it a try. Bundle of fabrics with pattern for 56″ x 77″ quilt, $42. White background and borders not included.


20141007-144455.jpgLuscious green and purply-pinks are combined to make Tulsa Town. This fresh colored kit provides all fabric for front, priced at $69 with pattern.


20141007-145746.jpgThis stunning quilt has been one of our most popular kits requiring a second cutting. However, that’s the last of our fabric so when the kits are gone it is done!!! Graphic script fabric with months of the year correlate perfectly with our original design of trees thought the season.