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Lake Loop Quilt Shop Tour
October 19-21, 2023
9am - 5pm

5 stores  |  3 days  |  Prizes

Purchase a Fabric Kit from each Quilt Shop and you will have all the fabric you will need to make 15 blocks. How FUN is that?!

  • WHEN: The Lake Loop Shop Hop begins Thursday, October 19th and ends Saturday, October 21st, 2023. Store hours are 9am to 5pm each day for the duration of this event. 

  • WHERE: Your driving route around Lake Simcoe is entirely up to you! You can start and end at any participating quilt shop.

  • FIVE QUILT SHOPS: Five Quilt Shops are participating in the Lake Loop Shop Hop.

Barrie: HummingBird Sewing
Cookstown: Country Concessions
Jackson's Point: The Quilting Gnome
Newmarket: The Quilt Store
Orillia: Thimbles & Things

Lake Loop Passport

Fill your Lake Loop Passport by collecting a stamp from each Quilt Shop for just visiting! Submit your completed passport at the last shop to be entered in the prize draws.

Print your own Passport, or pick up a copy from a participating store

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[To print: click on the Passport Image. Download the PDF File and Print].

 Quilt Project 

This year’s project is called
“Feathered Friends”. It features 15 blocks
(3 x 10” blocks per store) of bright, beautiful Birds that you raw edge applique and finish into a 46” x 72” quilt.


This beautiful quilt features border fabric from Elizabeth's Studio and background & sashing fabric from Northcott.

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Feathered Friends Quilt
Approx 46" x 72"


  • Each Quilt Shop will offer one Fabric Kit for $17 containing the patterns, applique templates and fabric for 3 different bird blocks. If you purchase all five Fabric Kits, you will have enough fabric and patterns to complete 15 quilt blocks.

  • You will just need to have about 3 metres of 12" wide fusible web
    (e.g., Steam-A-Seam Lite) on hand to make the applique birds for each 10" block. You can purchase fusible web at any of the quilts shops along the way.


  • At the last shop you visit, you will receive the Finishing Pattern free when you hand in your completed passport.

  • At any of the shops you will have the opportunity to purchase a Finishing Kit for $33. The Kit includes fabric for the sashing, border and binding.

Collect a Stamp in your Passport at all five Quilt Shops. At your final stop, remit your Passport and be entered into the prize draws.


Grand Prize: $1,000 Shopping Spree (5 stores x $200 each).

Secondary Prize: One of five $200 gift cards (one from each Quilt Shop).


Winners will be contacted by phone. Don't forget to fill out your name and contact information on your Passport!

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