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Make us your HQ for Fabric Arts!


We enjoy sewing and quilting and we want to help you enjoy the Fabric Arts! Lady Bird Quilts offers multiple classes each month on different quilt making techniques. We teach all skill levels from those who want to learn to sew all the way to making advanced quilt blocks. We offer skilled longarm quilting services to finish your labor of love in the most beautiful way possible. With our IntelliQuilter computerized quilting system we are able to stitch designs with exceptional precision. We can help make a quilt look amazing! Whether quilting your latest project or an heirloom quilt top that you have inherited, we would love to quilt for you. We also create special order custom quilts specially crafted to reflect the things you love!

We search the wholesalers for the most stunning 100% Cotton prints at the best prices so we can offer you the best fabric for the best prices. Check out these great deals on fabric by the yard and convenient pre-cuts:
Cotton Prints – $5.00 per yard
Licensed Collegiate Prints – $9.00 per yard
Batiks – $5.00 per yard
Premium Solids – $5.00 per yard
Bargain Solids – $4.00 a yard
FSU Seminole and Florida Gator collegiate prints – $9.00 per yard
108î Quilt Backing – $10.00 per yard
96î Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting – $8.28 per yard
Fat Quarters – $1.00 each, bundles of 10 for $9.50
Jelly Rolls – $19.99 each
Layer Cakes – $25 each
Honey Buns – $15.99

We are open 10 am to 5 pm every Saturday. Lady Bird Quilts is located 2 miles south of Greensboro at 2029 Bristol Highway, Quincy, FL. Look for the big Fabric & Quilts sign on our shop! If you need anything during the week or simply can’t make it on Saturday just give us a call at 850-329-8276 and we will be happy to meet you at the shop!

Gerald’s Granny Quilt


I made this quilt for my son, Gerald Danford who asked me to make him a quilt like his “Big Granny” (great grandmother), Audrey Maphis made.  It’s simply all squares from a little of everything with one special block made by my granddaughter (his niece), Alisa Humphrey when she was 8 or 9 years old.  It is backed with our Tonal Vineyard Emerald Green quilt backing and filled with Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting.  I quilted it with the Stars & Wavy Banner design.  It does look a lot like one of Granny’s quilts!  🙂

Eight Point Star Quilt Restoration


James Mills brought me this quilt that his Grandmother made many years ago and asked me to restore it.  I was able to save 10 complete blocks, which was as much of the original quilt as possible and made new ones from fabric I was able to recover from damaged squares and complimentary prints.  The new back that James chose is made from our Black Overtone Willowy Flowers 108” quilt backing.  The quilt is filled with soft Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting.  I quilted it in an Aztec design.  James was giving the quilt to his brother as a birthday present so he would have something special their Grandma made!  🙂

Lisa’s Family Quilt


I made this quilt for my oldest daughter, Lisa in 2014.  It is a quilt of love with squares made by her great-grandmother, Audrey Maphis, her grandmother Fannie Maphis, her great-aunt, Ruth Barber, her Aunt, Iris Tye Melvin, her daughter, Alisa Humphrey and me.  Their names are embroidered on their squares.  The quilt is stripped and backed with fabric from our shop.  I quilted it in the Hearts & Hands design with a mother’s love!  🙂

Parasol Lady Quilt


Patty Ray asked me to make a quilt from these “Parasol Lady” blocks which she and her mother-in-law embroidered by hand.  I stripped it together with Quilter’s Blenders Purple from our shop and quilted it tracing around the dolls and filling in with a twine design.  It’s quilted in ecru thread on top and purple on the bottom.  The quilt is filled with our Hobbs Heirloom batting for a soft and natural feel.  I also embroidered the label and did the binding.  The beautiful handwork by Patty and her mother-in-law certainly makes for a beautiful gift for a lucky granddaughter!

Black, Blue & Gray Embroidery Quilt


Don’t ever think that a man can’t create a spectacular quilt.  Mike Johns embroidered these amazing designs and then put this quilt top together with his serger!  I quilted around the designs and blocks then added twine with a swirling border.  We used our black Hobbs 80/20 batting and it is backed with Quilters Blenders Black 108” quilt backing.  Mike is a very talented designer and he creates many beautiful original machine embroidery designs!