2011 Cabin Fever Shop Hop Passports Now on Sale!

2011 Cabin Fever Shop Hop passports are now for sale!
Passports are $10 if purchased by December 31, 2010. Passports go up to $15 beginning January 1, 2011.

Guildcrafters will sponsor bus tours that will visit all the shops in one day. We have a bus going on Thursday, February 10 OR Friday, February 11, 2011. The cost of the bus is $41 which does not include the cost of the passport. Please call the store for additional information. Be sure to secure your spot on the bus soon — there is limited seating and reservations must be paid for in order to be held. Checks or cash are preferred for passport and/or bus trip costs.

Support Our Soldiers in the “Freedom Tour”
2011 Cabin Fever Shop Hop

February 10, 11, 12, 2011

9:00 am – 7:00 pm All 3 Days

Sponsored by the Cabin Fever Shop Hop Group

During Cabin Fever Shop Hops, there is always a theme. We love to break through the winter blues with some fun. This year’s theme is helping the brave men and women volunteering in our armed forces.

Help us celebrate the joy of being quilters and making a difference for the world in which we live.

Please donate a quilt to be delivered to Walter Reed Hospital. The quilt top must be 50” x 70”, finished or unfinished.

Help the Soldiers

Each store will have a donation box for items we’ll be sending on to the soldiers. Here is a list of items that would be greatly appreciated by both men and women.  They will be organized by Desert Angels, a non-profit organization that works everyday on their mission to support the troops.

#1 requested Dried Jerky
Wet wipes
Powdered Drink Mix
Music CD’s,  DVD’s
Small Hand Sanitizers
Eye Drops
Foot Powder
Lip Balm
Body Wash
Ramen Noodles
Cotton Crew Socks
Sun Block
AT&T Phone cards
Gum, Candy
Granola Bars
Decks of cards
Canned Tuna/chicken
Dried fruit

Donate these new items for one extra in-store Door Prize Ticket in any or all of the stores drawings.


GRAND PRIZE:  Gem Platinum 760 Sewing Machine valued at $799

Second Prize: Jem Gold III Sewing Machine valued at $329

Six Third Prize Gift Certificates valued at $50 each


Monarch Quilts
2100 Grand River Annex, #200, Brighton, MI 48114
Monarch Quilts Map Link

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

Wendy’s Simple Stitches
1122 Pinckney Rd., Howell, MI 48843
Wendy’s Map Link

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

470 Mill St., Ortonville, MI 48462
Mabelena Map Link

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


To be eligible for Prizes you must:

1. Purchase passports for $10.00 before Dec. 31st 2010 OR after Dec. 31st for $15.00. All passports purchased before 2011 will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift certificate from each store that can be redeemed during the shop hop. You will receive an 11th anniversary commemorative quilt pin, shop hop quilt, maps, and entrance to all stores allowing you to purchase sale items, Progressive kits, specials & prizes.

2. Have your passport stamped at all 6 stores on February 10th, 11th, or 12th.  Passport holders who are not present are ONLY eligible to purchase progressive kits.

3. Winners will be notified by February 28th.
Spend 3 days of fun, inspiration and sales to help our service men and women

Thank you for supporting your local Quilt Stores for a better tomorrow.


The Cabin Fever Shop Hop Group will:

1. Provide a GRAND PRIZE Gem Platinum 760 Sewing Machine valued at $799.

2. Provide a Second Prize Jem Gold III Sewing Machine valued at $329 and Six Third Prize Gift Certificates valued at $50 each.

3. Provide 300 FREE “Mess Kit” storage boxes for those sewing gadgets.

4. Provide Hourly Door Prizes, hoppers must be present at the store to win door prizes. Numbered tickets will be provided at each store at the time of the drawings.

5. Provide a Bonus Drawing at every store.  For every $10 spent, your name will be added to the drawing to win that shop’s special prize. Be sure to bring address labels w/phone numbers on them. Each store’s individual winner will be notified after the three days of hopping is over.

6. Provide the fabrics for the 2011 exclusive “Star Salute” progressive quilt. This year’s quilt has army greens and navy/air force blues.  Kits for the original design include all the fabrics for the quilt top and pictured instructions in print and on the website.  Borders are optional.  The 6 stores will show their quilts on the official Cabin Fever web site:


Here is Wendy’s version of the quilt:

There is also an optional applique design for this quilt.


Each kit will be $10.00 including tax.  The finished quilt top is 60” x 70”.  Each participant will be responsible for any added borders, binding or backing which can be purchased at any of the shops.

7. Provide a token gift, special discounts for “hoppers only” at each store. Each store will provide and post its own sales information.

8. Provide a portion of the proceeds to support our soldiers.

9. Provide donation boxes for needed supplies. PLEASE DONATE!


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