Join The Quilter's Trunk for an Easter Egg Hunt! Who doesn't love the anticipation of cracking open an egg and seeing what surprise is awaiting you inside? This Thursday, March 24 through Saturday, March 26, grab an egg from our basket and find a special surprise inside. One egg contains a 25% discount on total purchase - including machines! 

One egg per person per day. Some restrictions apply, ask an associate for details.

Thursday Evening Sew-In

Fourth Thursday of the month

March 24 and April 28
5pm- 8pm


The Quilter’s Trunk invites you to come sew with us. It is a great opportunity to finish up projects and meet other sewing enthusiasts. Bring your machine and your project. We will provide ironing boards, cutting tables, music and CHOCOLATE. Space is limited, so sign up in advance to secure your spot!


Call the shop at (773) 980-1100 to sign up for any of our events!

Read our Class and Special Event policies here



You’re invited to enter the Mary Fons Quilt Contest! Springs Creative recently launched a wonderful fabric line by Mary Fons called Small Wonders: World Piece and they want to see what YOU can do with it! Below are the rules for the contest, sponsored by Springs Creative, Baby Lock and Aurifil. The Quilter’s Trunk is sharing the excitement and will be selecting a winner from our shop too. See below for details. 


JANUARY 1, 2016 – MARCH 31, 2016

We welcome you to start posting images of your quilt(s) as early as January 1, 2016. The last day you can post images for consideration is March 31, 2016.

Winners will be announced on MAY 1, 2016.


  Quilt size must be a minimum of 55”x 60”

  75% of the quilt must be made with fabric from the Mary Fons Small Wonders: World Piece fabric line

  You may use an existing pattern or a pattern of your own

  Quilt must be quilted or tied and bound – no quilt tops will be accepted

  Quilt must be labeled with Maker’s and Quilter’s name, city and contact information

  Quilt remains property of the maker – the winner’s quilt will travel with Mary 6 months and will be returned at the end of the 6 month period

  No limit to number of entries


1.     Follow @SpringsCreative , @YoMaryFons, and @TheQuiltersTrunk on Instagram

2.    Click link in bio to submit and validate your email address

3.   Post a picture of your quilt on Instagram

4.   Tag @SpringsCreative , @YoMaryFons and @TheQuiltersTrunk and use the hashtags #MaryFonsQuiltContest, #instaquilt  and #thequilterstrunk in the caption of your post (*don’t forget to add these hashtags to your image – this is how we’ll be able to find your quilt!)

Not on Instagram? Then you can submit your entry as follows:

1.     Submit an entry form found on the Springs Creative website

2.    Email a picture of your quilt to and they will post it on their Instagram account.

3.   You must also email the picture to The Quilter’s Trunk at Be sure to include your name, phone number and email address so we can reach you. We will post it on both The Quilter’s Trunk’s and Springs Creative Instagram accounts.


Winners will be announced on May 1, 2016 based on the number of likes their picture has received. The winner from The Quilter’s Trunk must have purchased their Small Wonders fabric in our store to be eligible. Be sure to tell your friends and family to like and share your photo for more likes!

1st Place Winner

1.     Baby Lock “Lyric” Sewing Machine

2.    Winning quilt will travel with Mary for 6 months

3.   Fabric stacks from Mary’s collection

4.   Mary Fons Quilt Box with exclusive clothing patterns and Aurifil thread

5.   Mary Fons Goodie Bag

2nd & 3rd Place Winners

1.     Fabric stacks from Mary’s collection

2.    Mary Fons Quilt Box with exclusive clothing patterns and Aurifil thread

3.   Mary Fons Goodie Bag

5 Runner-Up Winners

Mary Fons Goodie Bags

The Quilter’s Trunk Store Winner

$100 gift certificate to The Quilter’s Trunk