Dark Star Fabrics has temporarily closed our retail shop.

We are expanding our online Etsy shop.

The 2020 Maine Quilt Shop Hop is postponed.

Please see our Coronavirus Update for more shop information.

2020 Maine Quilt Shop Hop

Postponed

Off To The Shop Hop, Quilt by Janice WhiteOff to the Shop Hop
Quilt by Janice White, Phillips, Maine

Updates from Dark Star Fabrics

March 20, 2020

JUST ANNOUNCED: The 2020 Maine Quilt Shop Hop has been postponed. New dates will be announced later.

March 17, 2020

As a precaution, Dark Star Fabrics has temporarily closed our retail shop. We expect to remain closed until the situation improves, which is unlikely to occur before April 1st.

Please see our Coronavirus Update for details.

March 16, 2020
(No longer applicable. See above)

The Shop Hop Committee has voted to extend the 2020 Maine Quilt Shop Hop to run from April 1st through June 15th.

Before you travel, we suggest you call each shop after April 1st to determine their status. Dark Star Fabrics will post an announcement tomorrow.

What to Do at Dark Star Fabrics
(when we are open again)

  • Enter the drawing for the Dark Star Fabrics Door Prize (retail value over $50).
  • Look through our large collection of authentic Aboriginal fabrics.
  • See Birds and Berries of Maine, the 2020 Maine Quilt Shop Hop limited-edition fabrics.*
  • Check out Under the Big Top, the Dark Star Fabrics Birds and Berries of Maine quilt.
  • Make sure we stamp your passport.

* If you pre-ordered your Birds and Berries of Maine fabric to pick up on or after April 1st, we will have it ready for you.

Watch the Video

Watch Laura Nichols’ video interview with Rachelle of Dark Star Fabrics.

In the 2+ minute video, Rachelle talks about Dark Star Fabrics’ involvement with the Maine Quilt Shop Hop and shares news about our expanded long arm quilting services.

Plan Your Route

The 29 shops in the 2020 Maine Quilt Shop Hop span the State of Maine from Down East over to the New Hampshire border and from the Atlantic Ocean up to Moosehead Lake.

The Shop Hop Map will help you plan your route to visit all 29 shops. Dark Star Fabrics is #10 on the map. We hope to see you soon.

Get Your Passport

Before you hit the road, download and print your Shop Hop Passport, along with your Shop Hop Quick Reference Guide .

Have your Passport stamped at each shop you visit.

Then mail your completed passport by June 30, 2020 to the Maine Quilt Shop Hop Coordinator at P.O. Box 204, Coopers Mills, ME 04341.

Follow the instructions in your Quick Reference Guide for a chance to win some great prizes, including the popular Lori Holt books and colorful fabric collection from Dark Star Fabrics (pictured).

2020 Maine Quilt Shop Hop Prize from Dark Star Fabrics

Birds and Berries of Maine Block Created by Dark Star Fabrics

Download Your Pattern

Download your free pattern, or pick up a copy when you come to our shop, with instructions for the Dark Star Fabrics 12.5” block using the Birds and Berries of Maine fabric.

Collect all 29 patterns to sew your own sampler quilt.