Our guest artist and instructor, Patricia Sanabria-Friederich of PGT Designs (Patterns from Grandma’s Trunk), is a talented designer and instructor currently based in Denver Iowa, where she lives with her […]
Danita Simmons (left) & Chris Davies (right)
Chris Davies, Danita Simmons and their exceptional staff welcome you to Heritage Designs, a destination for quilters, stitchers and those who love the needle arts. Heritage Designs Quilting & Needlework was established in 1976 and is located in a renovated old granary built in 1895 in the heart of historic Amana. With 14 foot ceilings, the space is perfect for showcasing the shop’s HUNDREDS OF SAMPLE PIECES that are sure to inspire your creativity. In addition to being a full-service quilt shop with nearly 4000 fabrics, you can find a full line of supplies for counted cross-stitch, hand embroidery, and tatting.
In 2009 Heritage Designs was selected and featured as a Top 10 Quilt Shop in North America by Quilt Sampler magazine. Known throughout the Midwest for an extensive collection of batik fabrics and Asian prints, other fabrics include a treasury of reproduction lines including Civil War and 1930s, as well as a wide variety of basic lines and classic favorites. There is something for every taste. Browse a wide selection of quilt kits, patterns, books, notions, and other unique accessories.
Located next to the Amana Visitor’s Center, with ample parking and handicap accessibility, the shop is open 7 days a week with general hours Mon-Sat 9-5 and Sundays 11-4. When you visit be sure to inquire about upcoming events and take advantage of assistance from the knowledgeable and friendly staff. No matter what your style or skill level, you’re sure to leave with a treasure and a smile when you visit Heritage Designs in the heart of beautiful Amana.
Bus and tour groups welcome, advance notice is appreciated.