2015 Prize Winners

Our 12 shops got together on Monday to draw the winners of this year’s Shop Hop. Here are the 2015 prize winners and their home towns. Congratulations to these lucky folks! Your local shops are contacting you to get your prizes to you. We had way more winners this year than ever before so it’s a long list–but that is a very good thing!

Super Grand Prize: Paula T. – Monroe, UT

Grand Prize: Debbie J. – Logan, UT

1st Place Prize: Judy D. – Idaho Falls, ID

2nd Place Prize: Kris L. – Jackson, WY

Continue reading

Thank you!

Shop Hop is officially over! Thank you to all of our amazing participants. We love meeting new quilters from near and far and hope you had a blast! We’d love to get your feedback if you went on the 2015 Shop Hop. Just follow the link below for a very short survey so that we can always be improving for an even better experience next year.

SHOP HOP FEEDBACK

Project Sneak Peek Part 6

It’s like Christmas Eve, with each of our 12 shops are full of elves getting things ready for you to arrive tomorrow! These are the last two sneak peeks, and tomorrow at 9am until May 9 at closing time, you’ll be able to see all of these projects in person at each shop.

My Girlfriend's Quilt Shoppe Sneak Peek

My Girlfriend’s Quilt Shoppe Sneak Peek

Porter's Idaho Falls Sneak Peek

Porter’s Idaho Falls Sneak Peek

Project Sneak Peek Part 5

Just one more day til the festivities begin! Take a look at a few more close-ups of what our shops have in store for you…

Suppose Sneak Peek

Suppose Sneak Peek

Project Sneak Peek Part 4

As we continue our previews of the projects that will be unveiled in each shop Thursday, we should mention that these photos are definitely not doing these creations justice. We’re so excited for you to get the see them in person, and even make your own!

Abbott's Store Sneak Peek

Abbott’s Store Sneak Peek

Stylish Fabrics Sneak Peek

Stylish Fabrics Sneak Peek

Project Sneak Peek Part 3

Next up for our free project preview we’ve got…

Porter's Rexburg Sneak Peek

Porter’s Rexburg Sneak Peek

Beyond Bolts – Fabric • Quilting • Crafts / Thayne True Value Hardware Sneak Peek

Beyond Bolts – Fabric • Quilting • Crafts / Thayne True Value Hardware Sneak Peek

Just two more days until the full projects are revealed!

2015 Project Sneak Peek Part 2

We’ve got a couple more previews for you this afternoon!

Daydreams Quilt N Sew Sneak Peek

Daydreams Quilt N Sew Sneak Peek

Sages Creek Sneak Peek

Sages Creek Sneak Peek

2015 Project Sneak Peek Part 1

As you know, every shop in the Hop gives a free pattern to all Shop Hoppers with a passport. The projects for these paterns are unveiled in each of the shops this Thursday on the first day of Shop Hop. Leading up to Thursday, we’ll be posting sneak peeks of this year’s project to give you a glimpse of what’s to come! Here’s what we’ve got first…

Madsen's Sneak Peek

Madsen’s Sneak Peek

Heritage Quilts Sneak Peek

Heritage Quilts Sneak Peek

New for 2015

2015 Shop Hop Logo

We’re just 6 days away from the start of the 2015 Shop Hop! We think this year will be the best year yet. Our theme is “What’s Cooking” and each shop will be interpreting that in their own way.

Last year we asked for feedback in the form of a questionnaire and based on your feedback, we’ve made some changes to make things even better. We want to let you know what those changes are so that you know what to expect this year.

NEW FOR 2015

  • Many more prizes

Instead of just a Grand Prize, 1st Prize and prize baskets, we’ve now added a Super Grand Prize, 2nd Prize, and 12 more prize baskets. This means your chances of winning this year have gone up by over 70%! To see everything you can win, visit the Prizes Page.

  • New shops

Last year our friends at The Ribbon Retreat in Shelley, ID and Stitch ‘N Time in Jackson both closed their shops to focus on other things. We will miss them! But luckily for us, we have two new additions to our lineup of Shops that we think will make fun visits without adding extra travel time to the route. Daydreams Quilt N Sew and Beyond Bolts will be new stops on the trail this year. See the list of all shops participating on the Shops Page, and learn more about each shop in the Shop Profiles.

  • Charms discontinued

We found that Shop Hoppers were more interested in the Shop Hop prizes than in collecting charms, so our 10th year in 2014 was the last year for shops to offer charms. This has freed up a larger budget for prizes! Each shop will be contributing a $100 prize package that you can see on display in their stores during the Hop. Each shop will also plan their own in-store prizes, games, or promotions so visit them all to participate in the festivities! (Past year’s charms may be available for purchase in some shops, just ask.)

  • Junior passports discontinued

Participation by junior shop hoppers has decreased over the years and last year was lower than ever. Because of this there will no longer be a prize offered for those under 18 (though they are still welcome to attend). Again, this means more budget freed up for prizes for our adult Shop Hoppers!

Visit the How It Works page for more info on how to participate in this year’s Shop Hop. We are so excited to see you soon!

Shop Profile: Beyond Bolts – Fabric • Quilting • Crafts

Beyond_Bolts_Storefront

Beyond Bolts – Fabric • Quilting • Crafts is excited to participate in the 2015 On The Trail Shop Hop! Located inside Thayne True Value Hardware & Variety (yes, inside a hardware store!), Beyond Bolts carries fabric, quilting, crocheting, knitting, scrapbooking, and craft supplies and treasures for the beginner artist and expert quilter alike. We welcome you to come transform your creative dreams into artistic realities!
Beyond_Bolts_Overview We are located in the heart of beautiful Star Valley, Wyoming in the town of Thayne and carry a wide selection of fabrics – over 2,000 bolts. We have minky, fleece, solid and print flannels, solid and print cottons, wilderness, wildlife, and western prints, wide quilt backings and batting, felt, netting, tulle, tricot, and vinyl. To assist in your creative constructions, we carry other tools of the trade like thread, patterns, ribbon, zippers, buttons, and other supplies for the sewing enthusiast.
Beyond_Bolts_Fabric Beyond Bolts offers several brands (and many colors!) of yarn for those who enjoy crocheting and knitting. We have patterns, knitting needles, and crochet hooks as well.
Beyond_Bolts_Knitting You can find scrapbooking supplies, silk flowers, arts and crafts, cake (or cupcake) decorating goodies, picture frames, and more!
Beyond_Bolts_Flowers_Cake_Scrapbook_Jewelry We look forward to seeing you at Beyond Bolts – Fabric • Quilting • Crafts at 120 Petersen Parkway in Thayne, Wyoming. Our hope is that when you visit Beyond Bolts you discover with glee on this quilting spree!
Beyond_Bolts_Final

Shop Hop Newsletter

CLICK HERE to go to the newsletter sign-up form.

Counting Down to Shop Hop

2016 Shop Hop BeginsApril 21st, 2016
10 months to go.

Enter your email address to follow the Shop Hop blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.