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Capital Quilts is committed to providing you with high quality fabrics, notions, patterns, kits, threads, and other stitching supplies, to inspire your creativity and make your sewing experience more efficient and enjoyable. As an authorized dealer for Janome and Handi Quilter, we offer sales, service, and training of quality sewing machines and longarm quilting machines. For your convenience, we also offer Handi Quilter longarm rentals to help you finish your projects.Located in Gaithersburg, MD, our store features a friendly, casual environment where you can take advantage of a wide range of fun, interactive classes, special store events, and charity programs. When you need help, our knowledgeable, enthusiastic staff members are always happy to answer your questions and guide you to the products and services that best suit your sewing or quilting needs!

Originally established in 1995, Capital Quilts was purchased by Alison and Pete Zacharkiw in 2012 with a goal to provide their Gaithersburg, MD, community with the everything they need to finish their favorite sewing projects. Capital Quilts offers a wide selection of Janome sewing machines, Horn sewing cabinets, and Handi Quilter longarm machines, along with over 5,000 bolts of fabrics (including an entire wall of batiks) and a large assortment of notions, books, threads, and patterns. 

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Capital Quilts offers:


We invite you to join us for our many day, evening, or weekend classes, geared towards a variety of different skill levels. You can also take advantage of our many clubs and workshops to inspire your projects and socialize with fellow quilters:

  • Accuquilt Club
  • Capital Quilts Cares: community projects and charity sewing
  • English Paper Piecing Club
  • Hand-Piecing Club
  • Improv Club
  • Janome Club
  • Longarm Club
  • Machine Embroidery Club
  • Night Owl Sewing
  • Sandwich Day/Evening
  • Second Saturday/Block of the Month Club
  • Sit’n’Stitch (free)
  • UFO Club
  • Wool Club

Store Closing/Inclement Weather Policy

Return Policy

Shipping Policy

We also support the many quilting guilds in the Washington, DC area.

Capital Quilts is dedicated to providing a fun and friendly atmosphere for your quilting projects. We hope to see you soon!

HOURS

  • Daily 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Fridays until 9 PM
  • Sundays 12 PM - 5 PM
  • *Also open until 9 PM when evening classes are in session -- call to confirm

CONTACT US

  • Telp: 301-527-0598
  • 15926 Luanne Drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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