Wilmington Trunk Show

January 14

Wilmington Prints along with Batavian Batiks presents Quilts in a Trunk!  This quilt show will feature 50 different quilts made from the Wilmington fabric collections.  Muggs Meyer will be presenting the quilts and explaining how color and texture complement each other to create vibrant quilts.  Receive a $10 gift certificate to be used that day only.  Cost is $10

Terry Atkinson Lecture and Book Signing

January 21 at 11 am 

Terry is a former home economics teacher whose love of quilting was shared with her local quilt shop where she became a teacher.  Her original designs are easy to follow, fun to make, and beginner friendly.  She will be showing us her brand new book, Simple, Fun, & Quickly Done.  You won't want to miss this!  Cost is $10

Super Bowl Tailgating Party

  Saturday, February 4

  It's the 51st Super Bowl and we're helping you score big deals!


  • 200 selected fabrics will be $3 per yard
  • Buy 5 bargain fat quarters, get 1 free
  • 51% off select kits
  • Prizes, treats, and fun!

Sleep in Your Own Bed Retreat

Join us for two fun filled days of sewing, demos, make & takes, good food, and new friends, then go home and sleep in your own bed!  Cost is $140 for two days or $90 for one.

Friday, February 3  1 pm - 9 pm  (Dinner provided)

Saturday, February 4  9 am - 9 pm ( Lunch and dinner provided)

Crazy Mom Quilt's Amanda Jean Nyberg

Amanda Jean Nyberg is the blogger behind Crazy Mom Quilts, the co-author of the book Sunday Morning Quilts, teacher, and designer of original patterns, and fabric.


March 4

Lecture and book signing 11 am - 12 pm  $10

Spin Class: Make Your Quilts Your Own  1 pm - 6 pm   $50

National Quilting Day

Saturday, March 18

Let's celebrate Quilting!  Bring in any project made from Gruber's materials and we'll give you a coupon for 20% off any one item of your choice.  Test your fabric knowledge and be entered to win a retreat stay for you and 4 friends.  

Gruber's wants to give back!  Our classroom will be open all day with sewing machines and kits so you can help us make quilts to donate to our Wrapped in Love progam.  We will make quilts for police officers to keep in their cars for children who are in need of a warm blanket.

Lake Beauty Retreat

April 28-29

We're celebrating 35 years at Gruber's with our very own Lake Beauty Retreat!  Join us for two fun days of sewing, demos, gifts, new friends, laughs, and fun!  All food is included.  Cost is $175