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180 Parsons Road Unit 27 Alliston, On.  L9R 1E8
(705) 435-2746

  Your Complete Quilt Shop
Patterns, fabrics, notions, workshops, longarm quilting services and custom made quilts.
We also carry a large inventory of quilts for sale
. These can be viewed by visiting our Quilts for Sale link.

SUNDAY  11:00 – 4:00

July 1st CLOSED

Goose on the Loose Shop Hop
Winners have been drawn and posted on the Goose Shop Hop page


Semi Annual Quilt Sale. During the entire month of July all our quilts are 50% off.

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Thank you for shopping personally at Lilac Lane Quilts.  For every $25.00 spent on regularly priced merchandise you will receive a stamp.  When your card of 9 stamps is filled you will have $25.00 saved on your next regular priced merchandise sale.

Chatter at the Lane.  Click here to leave your comments. Thanks!

Our Gala held November 13 2015 celebrating our 13th anniversary was a great evening.  Thank you Sheila for the informative talk about battings.

Our Calendar is up and running again.  We have updated to a new calendar so let us know how this one works for you.

New page added to our site.   our shop page has two virtual tours of our shop that you can view there or here as well as a short video of one of our Gammills quilting. Click on the image to drag the view to the left or right.
They are sharper if viewed full screen.



Good Shepherd Food:   This is a completely volunteer run organizationAt The Lane you will find a basket where you can leave food donations or if you prefer you may leave a cheque and the volunteers will mail you charitable donation receipt.  We thank you for your continued support.

Row By Row:  This is a shop hop with a difference.  Where ever you travel from June 21st until Sept. 6th check the area for participating shops.  This is a happening event in 8 provinces and most of the United States.  Each shop will give you their row design free. Arlene Gibson has designed our project again this year.  We think she has really outdone herself.  Carl Schueler has quilted it.

Our free pattern is the top row.  The other 3 rows are available in kit only.  Row 1 is also available in a kit.  Each kit contains instructions, applique pattern is reversed, applique placement layout, stabilizer, Soft Fuse fusible web, fabrics.  $19.99 each.  Personal shopping only.



Basic Sewing kit for most workshops:  sewing machine in good working order, sewing machine manual, thread, thread scissors, seam ripper just in case, tape measure, bobbins filled and ready to go, pattern, fabric, notebook, and pen.

Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes ahead of your scheduled time.  It may interfere with other activities in the workshop area.  Also it gives us time to make the coffee and tea and set up for your activity.  We appreciate your enthusiasm and will very much appreciate you thinking of us setting up for you

Christmas in July: Join us for a non-quilt workshop and make these cute triangular trees.  Have a blast embellishing them too!  Homework before the workshop.  Sat. July 23rd  10:00 – 4:00 Workshop fee $30.00 Pattern required.

Paper Piecing Part 2:  Once you know the basics of paper piecing but may have wondered how to do I get started and what next project.  Join us Sept. 17th, Oct. 15th and Nov. 26th to get this project going well!  Limited space and kits are available.  Workshop fee $95.00.  Paper piecing at the best.

Getaway BagGet Out!  Can you believe The Lane is doing a bag workshop?  We heard your requests and have listened.  Join us Sat. Aug. 20th from 10:00 – 4:00 to make this bag.  Workshop fee $30.00.  Pattern required.

One Block Wonder:  One fabric, one block lots of possibilities. Book purchase required and material listing when you register.  Amazing possibilities!   Sat. Sept. 10th  10:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.  Workshop fee $45.00.  Only one spot left.

Stained Glass The Easy Way:  Without using bias tape.  No tracing through dark fabric.  Trace once, Cut once.  NOW THAT IS EASY.  This workshop will be held at Knox Church King St. South in Alliston.  Sat. Sept . and Sat Oct. Workshop fee $75.00 and pattern purchase required.  The full array of patterns is available on our website.  More patterns have been added which are not on the website.  Come and visit for the complete choices. Sept. 24th and Oct.29thWorkshop fee $75.00

Cathedral Windows:  Traditionally a hand pieced technique, we will show you a faster way using your sewing machine.  There is some homework before the workshop.  Pattern provided.  Sat. Oct. 1st  10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop fee $45.00

Mini Dresden Plate: Lots of great ideas to dress up those Dresden plates.  We are going mini size.  Imaginations will be running high in this workshop.  Sat. November 5th, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop fee  $45.00  


Frivolous Club:  The brains behind the original precuts have combined the popularity of kits and precuts into a new fun project featuring a new 7” precut. Then add the creativity of the originator of Schnibbles, Carrie Nelson and Frivols is born.  You can join in at any time.  Next club meeting is Sat. June 25th  at 11:00am.  $49.99/month.  This has been a well-received club and there is still room to join and catch up if you are interested.  If you wish to purchase one kit the price is $64.99.  Come in and see the selection. We just received an order and the 10th tin was in it.  Very lovely!

Civil War Sampler Quilt Club:     We will meet Tuesdays.  June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, and Oct. 4.  During that time we will created civil war blocks from either the of the two books.  You have your choice.  Liz has chosen to use 12 inch blocks which was one option from the one selected books.  Book required, club fee $20.00   Liz is using fabric from get this Lizzie’s Legacy.  We have the first 5 blocks on display but need to get a photographer in there to show you.  However, blurry pictures are on our FaceBook page.  More blocks are shown on our FaceBook page.  Thinking this may turn into a gift for a friend.  I really like how the block are coming together.

Gift Cards are available!  If you don’t have a list of gift ideas for the people who would like to buy you something nice, they can pick up a gift card and you can shop with them even on our sale items!


Batting by the Roll:


Hobbs Heirloom:  80/20 which translates to 80 percent cotton, 20% polyester so you don’t have a layer of scrim.  It is built right in.  96” wide 27 meters $ 285.00    120 inches wide 27 meters $310.50.


Hobbs Heirloom Poly batting available by request.  In store we have a roll to cut from if you don’t require a full roll.


Quilters Dream batting available by request.  In store we have packaged batting sizes in Dream Cotton and Dream Wool.  Dream Wool is completely machine wash and dry batting.  We have tested this!.  We also have Dream Wool, Dream Cotton, Dream Poly, Dream Green, and Dream Orient in stock for purchase by the meter off the roll.


Vegetable Pizza


1 8-oz. can refrigerated crescent rolls

3-oz. cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup sour cream

2 Tbsp. mayonnaise

1 clove garlic, minced

1 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped

2 cups assorted raw vegetables, chopped (broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, carrots, cherry tomatoes and squash are good choices).

1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


Unroll crescent rolls and do not separate. Place them as a sheet on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 375 degrees. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic and dill together and blend well. Allow crescent rolls to cool and spread cream cheese mixture over rolls. Top with assorted vegetables and sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Cut into squares and serve. This starter is light and flavorful. 

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Here are our two clips of our guest appearance from Thursday Oct. 14th 2010 when we were guests on the Roger’s Community Show, Daytime.  This aired live but you can watch our segment in two parts here. Thanks to Rogers Community Television for having us as guests.

First half of our appearance.

Second half of our appearance




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