Shop Hop

More details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Shop Hop ParticipantsThe Shipshewana Backroads Shop Hop is back again. At each of the participating shops you will receive a free pattern for a project, as well as a free recipe.

The hop begins Wednwsday, 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.

New for 2015!Pre-enrollment for the Shop Hop is available only after additional activities have been purchased. See Enrollment page for more details.

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 over 100 local Amish-made quilts, wall hangings and gifts. Whether working on a project or looking for inspiration, the staff is there to serve you.

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

Pumpkinvine Quilting is located in the “Heart of Amish Country” on US20 just west of the Essenhaus. They are an authorized, full-line dealer of Baby-Lock sewing and embroidery machines. Pumpkinvine Quilting carries a large selection of quality cotton fabrics, kits, books, patterns, and notions. The knowledgeable friendly staff will be “here to service ALL your quilting dreams”.

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

This charming quilt shop in a Georgia Brick Cottage has a different fabric focus in each room, and offers quality 100% cottons, books, patterns, and wool for penny rugs and 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.