Shop Hop

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Shop Hop

Shop Hop ParticipantsThe Shipshewana Backroads Shop Hop is back again with the theme "Traditional Favorites along the Backroads". This year there are 5 (five) locations participating in the event. The hop will begin Wednesday June 24th and run through Saturday June 27th, 2015. This is a great way to see the backroads in the area! Visit all locations and have your name entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize Basket and more great prizes!

At each shop you will receive a free pattern for a project, as well as a free recipe.

Purchase your passport beginning MAY 1, 2015 at any participating shop. Passports may also be purchased with the pre-enrollment process beginning MARCH 2, 2015.

So take a peek into each of the individual stores’ websites and join the fun. With your fee you will receive the Shop Hop Passport and a Tote to carry all the goodies you pick up along the way.

Creative Grids

A special Thank You to Creative Grids for sponsoring our Grand Prize Basket!


2015 Shop Hop Locations

Yoder Department Store

Yoder Department Store
300 S Van Buren St.
Shipshewana, IN 46565

Yoder Department Store, your solid fabric source since 1945, is family-owned and operated. Featuring a wide variety of fabrics for the quilting and sewing enthusiast, and the area's largest selection of solid fabrics, including over 10,000 bolts of cotton, flannel, wool, linen, silk, and fashion in stock to choose from; plus patterns, books, kits, and notions to complete any project. The friendly, knowledgeable staff has over 250 years of combined expertise in all areas of quilting and sewing.

The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus
240 U.S. 20
Middlebury, Indiana
800-455-9471 x 300

Step into an old corn crib "full to the rafters" with over 100 local Amish-made quilts, wall hangings and gifts. The Quilt Shop @ Essenhaus has quilting fabrics, books, notions, 600+ stencils, locker hooking kits, and Quilt Magic's No Sew Wall Hanging Kits. Whether you are working on a project or looking for inspiration, the staff is there to serve you. They welcome custom orders big or small!

The Cotton CornerThe Cotton Corner

The Cotton Corner
350 S. Van Buren Street
Shipshewana, Indiana

The Cotton Corner is an authorized, full-line dealer of BERNINA sewing machines and is now an APQS showroom! Specializing in batik fabric as well as notions, machine embroidery supplies and designs, The Cotton Corner also provides long-arm machine quilting services and monthly sewing clubs open to anyone.

Caroline’s Cottage Cottons
195 Weston Street
Rome City, Indiana

Caroline’s Cottage Cottons of Rome City is located in the “Heart of the Lake Region” in northeast Indiana. This charming quilt shop makes its home in a Georgia Brick Cottage built in 1870. Each room offers a different fabric focus. The Cottage also offers quality 100% cottons, books, patterns, and wool for penny rugs and wool projects. Customers especially enjoy the personal attention and knowledgeable help they receive.


Pumpkinvine Quilting
500 Spring Valley Road
Suite #3
Middlebury, IN 46540

Pumpkinvine Quilting is located in the “Heart of Amish Country” on US 20 just west of the Essenhaus. They are an authorized, full-line dealer of both Baby-Lock and Janome sewing and embroidery machines. Pumpkinvine Quilting carries a large selection of quality cotton fabrics, books, patterns, and notions. From sewing machines to fabrics, they are “here to service all your quilting dreams”.

An authorized, full-line dealer of both Baby-Lock and Janome sewing and embroidery machines, Pumpkinvine Quilting carries a large selection of quality cotton fabrics, books, patterns, and notions. They’re “here to service all your quilting dreams”.

Sara's Attic

Sara's Attic
101N. Main Street
Topeka, IN 46571

Located on the upper level of Topeka Pharmacy, Sara’s Attic offers a wide variety of quilting fabrics, notions, and other yard goods. Join us in the Heart of Topeka for an authentic Backroads experience.

Lavendar Patch Fabric and Quilts

Lavendar Patch
112 E. Vistula
Bristol, IN 46507

Tucked away in the small village-like town of Bristol, Indiana, Lavender Patch Fabric & Quilts is a warm, inviting shop that makes you feel at home the minute you step inside.

2013 Charity Challenge Quilt


Each year, all Shop Hop participants receive fabric and block instructions for our Charity Challenge. Finished blocks are returned and made into quilts which are then given to charities chosen by our guest speakers. Your generosity has been used to bless many! Thanks for your overwhelming participation! You are invited to participate in the 2014 Charity Challenge Quilt. Look for the supplies in your Shop Hop bag. Be one of many to make a difference!