Shop Hop


"Celebrating Indiana's 200 Years Along the Backroads"

Shop Hop Location SignThe Shipshewana Backroads Shop Hop is back again with the theme "Celebrating Indiana's 200 Years Along the Backroads". At each of the participating shops you will receive a free pattern for a project, as well as a free recipe.

The hop begins Wednesday, June 22 and runs through Saturday, June 25, 2016. This is a great way to see the backroads in the area! Visit all locations and your name will be entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize Basket and more great prizes!

Purchase your passport beginning MAY 1, 2016 at any participating shop. Passports may also be purchased with the pre-enrollment process beginning MARCH 1, 2016.

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, lead sponsor of Shop Hop Prizes!


2016 Shop Hop Locations

Yoder Department Store

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

Your Solid Fabric Source Since 1945! The region's largest selection of major brand fabrics, quilting, and sewing supplies with friendly, knowledgeable service at reasonable prices.

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 quality quilts and quilting fabrics, books, patterns, stencils, Locker Hooking supplies and Quilt Magic no-sew wall hangings. Hands on demonstrations always available.

The Cotton Corner

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

Specializing in BERNINA, batiks, and longarm sewing machine sales, rentals, and custom quilting services. Now an APQS showroom! Call us for outstanding personal service!

Sara's Attic

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

Located above 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.

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

Authorized Baby Lock dealer, providing various sewing machines and sergers. Discover brand name quality cotton fabrics, batiks, flannels, kits, and more. Located off of U.S. 20 West of Das Dutchman Essenhaus.

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.

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

Come visit this charming 1870 Cottage. Each room welcomes you with a different fabric focus, and offers quality cottons, books, patterns, notions, and wool for penny rugs and other wool projects.

2015 Charity Challenge quilt block


Each year, all Shop Hop participants receive fabric and block instructions for the 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 2016 Charity Challenge Quilt. Look for the supplies in your Shop Hop bag. Be one of many to make a difference!

*All costs, taxes, fees and shipping expenses associated with any element of a prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. All federal, state, and local taxes on prizes are the winner’s responsibility. Winners will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual retail value of any prizes exceeding $600. All prizes will be awarded.