Do you love sewing and quilting? If the answer is yes, you should consider trying a quilting subscription box, so you can receive new fat quarter bundles and other quilters treats delivered to your front door every month.
I don’t know about you but I’m so indecisive when it comes to choosing colors for my quilt projects.
A subscription box is a great way to try new products and fabrics, and it can take out a lot of the guesswork when trying to color coordinate a quilt yourself.
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Why subscription boxes?
Quilting subscription boxes have to be every quilter’s dream, getting new fabrics monthly that are pre-chosen and boxed ready for you to – some even have exclusive perks.
If this sounds like something you could very well enjoy, join me as we take a look at some of the best quilting box subscriptions for you to experience.
An easy way to build your fabric collection at home without spending a fortune. You can get a beautiful collection of an array of different fabrics without stepping a foot outdoors.
You can customize your quilting subscription box and choose from four different fabric options or a specific theme: designer, solids, batiks and basics to make an exceptionally beautiful coordinated fat quarter quilt.
Choose to receive your rich collection of solids or a balanced variety of prints and blenders each month, in premium fabric straight from America’s top brands.
You receive a quilt box every 4 weeks, with Annie’s taking care of selections and coordination so you can dive straight into your sewing and quilting projects.
This will help you celebrate any festive season. They make it super easy by sending you instructions and all the supplies to create any festive home décor items that you can use as a perfect homemade gift, or to brighten up your home!
If you sometimes lack inspiration for festive projects like me, Annie’s holiday quilters club has festivities covered year round in their boxes.
From wall hangings and festive table runners, to stylish pillows and place mats, the ready to sew kits are for Easter, Valentines Day, Christmas and Thanksgiving and everything in-between.
Your quilting subscription box will be filled with instructions, patterns and even the backing, binding and embellishments. These quilting projects are suitable for every level of quilter and absolutely every decorative style!
Before you subscribe anywhere, be sure to read what’s included carefully, to assess the materials you will have to provide such as batting and fusing materials.
Annie’s Charm Pack Club boxes include two high quality 42 piece charm packs (5×5”) from America’s top designers.
Charm quit pieces can be tricky to cut out at the best of times, you have teeny pieces flying all over the place that are easy to lose track of!
These charm pack quilting subscription boxes are the 100% cotton pre-cut pieces ready to be added straight to your quilting. It gives you all the variety you crave, with no unnecessary yard cuts.
A bonus of these subscription boxes is that you get a member-only access to a digital library with 5 patterns perfect for quilting with charm packs.
Each month, they’ll give you a full size pattern to add to your digital library. The charming variety is full of eye-catching prints and colors on the best fabrics from the best companies.
This generous bundle offered by Quilty box could make it one of the best quilting subscription boxes around. You will receive Bundles of Inspiration mini magazine which give tips and tricks to the quilting process.
Quilty Box classic works with a different featured artist every month to bring you a unique batch of patterns on great fabric. You will receive up to 2 yard cuts of fabric, a small spool of high quality thread and 1-2 useful notions or tools.
The magazine is completed with a showcase of their featured artist of the month, articles and two sewing patterns which vary from beginner skill level to intermediate quilter level. With easy to understand instructions.
The creative notions are sent to your door meaning no rummaging around in the local shop, and they really help stretch your imagination as you never know exactly what you will receive.
I want to subscribe to this box, based solely on the name! You receive 8 carefully curated fat quarters in designer quilting cotton. Subscriptions to this box offer many benefits including an online community and support.
The monthly subscription quilting box from Snob Box, also offers a YouTube channel where they post out regular inspiration for you to follow if you are out of fresh ideas.
The eight bundles of fat quarters are plenty of fabric to play around with, and they offer a coupon code and exclusive offers.
You can win $200 worth of vouchers to be spent in their online store, called “Snob Cash” every month, when you share your projects on social media.
It seems like they’ve built a really connected quilting community online, which is always supportive for new quilters taking the first stitch and at a reasonable monthly cost.
If you don’t like surprises with subscriptions this could be the best quilting box for you. This quilting box can be changed with a variety of fabrics of your choice of a 12 fat quarter bundle or 6 half yard cuts of fabric.
You can choose one of many patterns from their designer of the month to keep you challenged and on your toes.
Every month they send you a Cotton Cuts color challenge block and a surprise extra gift to say thank you for the support. From this, you then get a further 25% discount on all of their fabrics in their shop every day.
Choose Your Package
You have control over your quilting subscription boxes, so if a box a month is too much you don’t have to worry about any excess. You can select packages such as monthly, every 3 months, every 6 months, every 12 months or every other month quarterly.
They offer a one time sew sampler box for sample projects, which is a non renewing delivery to give their service a try.
Patchwork Parcel quilting subscription boxes will satisfy your cravings for traditional inspired fabrics no matter whether you are a seasoned quilter or newbie, the bundles are always beginner friendly.
These bundle includes fabrics, free block recipe pattern PDFs and little surprise treats to get you on your way.
I am in love with the fabrics from Patchwork Parcel subscriptions, from beautiful paisley and floral prints to block colors and gentler tones. The high quality fabric and notions that are included will match the project suggested in the box. The fabric bundles contain 4 coordinating fabrics and free goodies.
The subscription is offered as a 3 month program discount and can be canceled at any time. They also offer festive parcel packages throughout the year to sew table runners and place mats which can be gifted or kept as decoration.
#8. Kaffe Collective Quarterly Fan Club
This is a quarterly bundle box by Fat Quarter Shop, who sends you 20 fat quarters from new Kaffe Fassett collections and exclusive patterns designed to use the fat quarters. The designer has a contemporary feel to it rather than a traditional quilt print pattern.
Each quarter of the year the box includes a new collection and a new pattern will be featured for you to follow. The fabric supplier is Free Spirit Fabrics, who are known for their high-quality fabric and color.
Whilst I mentioned the fabric patterns are contemporary you will receive a beautiful selection of materials from cotton to stretch fabric at your door, perfectly color coordinated.
The Monroe Mountain Quilt Box is a subscription where each fabric is a work of art. The fabrics come from professional designers who use lots of color and design to make eye-catching prints and textiles.
You can select a term of subscription here either 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 12 months so the fabric stash doesn’t build up for the next project.
When you buy a 3 shipment prepay you get 50% off your first box, making this one of the best quilting subscription boxes around for those on a budget. The other notions included are different and random every month, and they’ll often drop in extra extras.
The quilt subscription boxes are 100% dedicated to keeping customers happy and even offer a coupon code to get half price on domestic shipping. Although this doesn’t come with a pattern, the quilter will have to expand their sewing muse and creativity.
This utterly unique year long quilt box experience is for quilters and book lovers. Murder Mystery Quilt have combined reading a crime novel and quilting, so every block you sew holds a piece of the puzzle to help you solve the crime.
This engaging quilting subscription will deliver you a brand new chapter of an original murder mystery novel for a monthly cost of $9.
Along with the chapter of the book you receive the pattern for a monthly quilt pattern, the clues for the mystery will be hiding in the quilt! Previous quilt blocks have been masks, tombs and flowers (spooky right?).
At the end of the mystery and quilt, you submit your guess for the killer and join in the online community to share your ideas and finished quilts.
They offer unique gifts and prizes for those who participate. Although they don’t send you any of the fabrics, they do provide a detailed list of what fabrics are required to sew this 72” x 84” quilt.
This means each quilt is going to be completely different and allows the quilter to express their true creativity. Where do I sign up?
If you’ve ever wanted to try English Paper Piecing but do not know where to start you can expand your English paper piecing skills with the monthly Quilty Box by Paper Pieces. Each month you receive a 5” Charm pack and templates.
Charm pieces can be not so charming when trying to cut them out and piece them together. This is a good starter pack for someone who is new to the world and terminology of quilting and can’t bear to cut up hundreds of tiny squares,
Quilty Box EPP delivers to your door thread, paper pieces, the charm pack and their Bundles of Inspiration Mini Magazine, which is complete with a showcase on the featured artist that month, articles, tips and two patterns: one from the artist and the other will be the English paper piecing pattern.
If you’ve been mad about the fabrics from Ruby Start Society but never had the bank balance to support your fabric needs this box could be for you. Ruby Star honors women and the art of quilting through their vibrant colors and prints.
Ruby Star is a division of Moda Fabrics and collaborates on fun designs with beautiful colors. The fabric is easy to sew for all quilt projects and can be mixed and matched with all current and future fabric collections.
The Ruby Star fabrics have a touch of uniqueness with their signature colors and prints leaving your work recognizable in the quilting world.
The quarterly subscription will post you out 12 fat quarters from bundles of fabric in January, April, July and October but can be canceled at any time.
Sew Sampler is a quilting box which targets quilters of all levels and it’s totally beginner friendly. Every month you receive a box with a retail value of more than you’ve paid for.
The Sew Sampler box includes quality fabrics, notions, patterns, thread and anything in between.
Each box also comes with a free block pattern in multiple sizes and always cool bonus goodies. Each month’s box comes with a specific theme to surprise and inspire you.
This makes it one of the best subscription boxes for quilters who lack inspiration and who like new projects and change. Subscribers get exclusive deals and special discounts.
You’ll be sure to feel nostalgic with the Reproduction Fat Quarter Club with the reproduction of prints between the Civil War and 1930’s. There’s nothing like the good old days!
You will receive a bundle of 12 dashing reproduction fat quarters every month, featuring a new collection with titles such as: “Mary Ann’s Gift” and “Kate’s Garden Gate ”. Don’t they sound sweet? The fabrics would be perfect for a Farmers Wife Quilt or a scrappy bed quilt.
The artists featured each month are different, so every 30 days, you’ll receive a mix of prints and designs from different people and companies.
Now what is quilting without thread? You can’t even get started without a good set of threads, and so Aurifil Thread Club is here to help you get on your way. Every month they feature a new collection for a low monthly cost $14.98, to make sure your thread stash is topped up.
Aurifil Thread Club sends you 4 spools of thread every month that are 220 yards each, made from 50wt 100% Egyptian cotton and are certified chemical-free.
You will never have to worry about contrasting colors, or breaking the bank for a teeny spool roll again. Each month a new collection will be featured such as: tropical, enchanting and aurora.
You will be able to sew without ever worrying about thread again!
What’s a quilting subscription box?
A quilting subscription box is a monthly subscription to receive quilting goodies delivered straight to your door.
The box holds items used to make a quilt, from quality needles to the finest fabrics, notions and sometimes; extra bonus goodies.
You pay a monthly cost and shipping fee, and each month the quilting company will deliver straight to your door all the fabric needed to sew a quilt.
Companies may have different preferred payment systems. Most subscription boxes get billed monthly (the coming month in advance) but others may ask you to pay in quarterly installments or for a one off annual payment.
Check with the box you choose for their payment requirements before you subscribe.
What’s the best Quilting Subscription Box?
This will depend on your quilting style and what you are looking for from a subscription.
The Murder Mystery Quilt is the best subscription box in my opinion, as it incorporates two of my favorite hobbies – quilting and reading. I love the online community that you join, and have support with and it’s at only $9 per month – you can’t go wrong!
So if that wasn’t enough to tickle your fancy just remember you will never have to wait in line at a fabric store again when you register for quilting boxes, and you can receive and exciting new shipment of colors, fat quarters, charms and everything else you could possibly dream of to make your quilt.
Once you have subscribed, wait for that exciting knock on the door and then the fun begins!
While you’re here, share this with anyone who has been waiting to take the plunge into the world of quilting!