View of Creations Store from Main Street

Great Stuff For Quilters & Sewing Enthusiasts!

We've been specializing in sewing and quilting fabrics, patterns and supplies for 38 years. We are located in Kerrville, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country - just 60 miles northwest of San Antonio off I-10 and 100 miles southwest of Austin.

We carry a wide range of fabrics, patterns, and books for quilting, clothing, stitchery (including both hand and machine embroidery) and wool applique. You'll also find "fun" items like jewelry, purses, greeting cards, cookbooks, hats and more. We are an authorized dealer for Brother embroidery and sewing machines.

We believe people rarely succeed at anything unless they have fun doing it so we have plenty of fun quilt, clothing and home accessory models to spark your creativity!
 

 

Click our Newest Stuff links in the left menu to find our newest product arrivals
 

Folklore from Sue Spargo and Batik Rayon

Take a Virtual Stroll through the Store!

At Creations we strive to create a fun and inspiring experience every time you walk in the door. Whether you are into sewing clothing, quilts, or home decor or have a passion for hand or machine embroidery or wool applique - we have products we think you'll love. The Shop Online menu to the left links to all the products we offer online.

We love to mix fabrics and techniques.  You'll find displays with many fixed fabrics and ideas.  We hope you will find just the right sewing or quilting project for you.

If you've never been to Creations - take our Store Tour to see the wide range of fabrics, patterns, kits and "cool stuff" we offer. If you are a regular visitor, the Store Tour will help you keep up with our most recent displays and products. So, grab a cup of coffee and explore our store - online!

Get To Know Us Better

We invite you to learn more about us and our specialties on our Meet Us page where we share our store history and introduce you to our wonderful staff.

Karen Stone Loquats Quilt

Sew, Quilt, Play or Just Relax With Friends!

The Main House has a 24 workstation sewing studio and lodging to accommodate 24 people. It is a great place to have your next sewing or quilting group retreat. Visit The Main House website for an online tour of the studio and lodging as well as rental details.

We offer comfortable accommodations with an elevator to take you to the second floor bedrooms.  There are a total of 6 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. 

Our kitchen is equipped with an oven, microwave, crock pots, and ice maker to make preparing casual meals easy. Complimentary continental breakfast items are provided.

The Main House also sponsors retreats with international and national teachers.

We have a full retreat schedule for 2017 at The Main House. We bring in top-notch instructors for 3 1/2 days to teach their quilting and sewing techniques. Check out the list and links below, for more details.

                     

 Registrations For Our 2017 Retreats!

We are pleased to announce our line-up of instructors presented by The Main House for 2017.

If you are interested in one of our retreats, please call the shop at 1-830-896-8088 and ask for Julie or Kathy.  We will be glad to get you on the list for those retreats with available spots.  There is a $150.00 deposit to save yourself a spot in the retreat.  The balance will be charged out 60 days before the class at which time we will send you the class supply list.  Our retreats (with the exception of Jacqueline de Jonge) are 3 1/2 days.  Each includes the class, 3 nights stay at The Main House and 9 meals.  You may also enroll as a day student for $445.00.

We will have more information and online registration soon, but as you will see some of the classes are already full.

2016 Remaining Event Schedule

  • Gail Garber - Flying Geese with Free-form Shapes (September 18-21) Note: Retreat is sold out, we are taking a waiting list.

 

2017 Event Schedule

    Karla Alexander  --   Circle Play January 15th - 18th  Retreat is sold out.  We are still taking a waiting list.

   Jacqueline de Jonge  --   Happiness  February 19th - 23rd ( 4 1/2 day class $795.00 - day student $595.00)  Retreat is sold out.  We are still taking a waiting list.

   Jan Krentz  --  Expanded Broken Star  March 5th - 8th

   Louisa Smith  -- Playing with Strips and Curves  April 30th - May 3rd

   Karen Stone  --  Cotton and Beyond  June 4th - 7th

   Carol Watkins  --   Thread Play  July 9th - 12th

   Gloria Loughman  --  Fabulous Facades  August 13th - 16th  Retreat is sold out.  We are still taking a waiting list.

   Debbie Maddy  --   Indigo Dyeing and Shibori Stitching September 24th - 27th

   Sue Spargo  --  Folk Tails   October 8th - 11th  Retreat is sold out.  We are still taking a waiting list

   Jen Kingwell  --   My Small World  November 5th - 8th

 

We offer a large online selection of our favorite fabrics, books and patterns for quilting, sewing and wool applique - so you can find inspiration for any sewing project you have in mind. You'll find direct links to these under the Quilting, Sewing and Wool Stuff categories listed on the menu to the left. As you browse through those categories you'll find photos of many models we've created to inspire you.
Kaffe Quilt Kit

Quilting

We offer 100% cotton, quilting-weight fabrics in wide range of contemporary and traditional prints as well as batiks in every imaginable color. Soft flannels and faux wool prints round out the selection. We carry fabrics from popular manufacturers like Moda, Hoffman, Alexander Henry, Robert Kaufman, Westminster, Art Gallery, Anthology and more.

Our selection of quilting patterns and books include every imaginable design style for patchwork and applique from traditional to contemporary and from simple to complex.

Visit our Quilting department  to get to all these product categories, or click the specific categories on the Shop Online menu (to the left) to jump directly to the desired quilting product category.

Digital Printed Linen

Sewing

We stock linen, bali rayon, silks, cottons, knits and other great clothing fabrics. We also love to use home dec weight fabrics to create jackets and skirts. We also carry specialty fabrics like Minkee and laminated fabrics that are great fun to work with. We even have some fabrics that are great for children's clothing, so be sure to look for that too.

We carry sewing patterns and books for both women's and children's clothing as well as "accessories" like aprons, pillows and more.

Visit our Sewing department to see an overview of all our sewing related product categories, or click the specific sewing categories on the Shop Online menu (to the left) to jump directly to the desired sewing product category.

Wool kits and hand dyed wool

Wool Stuff

We carry hand-dyed wool and wool applique kits as well as patterns and books for a variety of wool applique styles. We love the hand-dyed wools from Mary Flanagan that feature traditional wool suiting fabrics that have been over-dyed in gorgeous colors. Our hand-dyed wools and wool kits from Wooly Lady feature such vibrant, luscious colors that they are quite inspiring.

Visit our Wool Stuff department to see an overview of all our wool related product categories, or click the specific wool stuff categories on the Shop Online menu (to the left) to jump directly to the desired wool stuff product category.

Hand Stitchery

Hand Stitchery

The popularity of hand stitchery like redwork and backstitch or outline embroidery never seems to fade and we've found quite a few pattern designers that know just how to add a modern touch to this classic style. These designs look great in projects from tea towels to wall hangings and even work well in quilts.

Our online selection of patterns and books include themes related to holidays, gardening, and Texas as well as designs for wool stitchery.

Visit our Hand Stitchery department to check out our online offerings.

Chickens in the Garden Susa Glen

Machine Embroidery

Embroidery machines have made it easy to stitch colorful, elaborate embroidery designs on everything you can imagine. We love the simplicity and speed of stitching single designs onto the blank linens we carry such as homespun towels. We also have a colorful selection of linen napkins and towels. Visit our Embroidery Blanks page for our online selection.

We carry Machine Embroidery CDs in the store and offer a few of our favorites online. We love the whimisical machine embroidered applique designs from Lunch Box Quilts. A new favorite design company is Anna's Awesome Applique Designs - their Fiesta de Talavera, designed by Michelle Watts is a beautiful quilt. Visit our Machine Embroidery Design CDs page to find a selection of some of our favorites as well as pictures of some of the fun samples we've stitched from them.

Neat stuff

Neat Stuff

We find many other products that our customers will love, so we've created a Neat Stuff category. Jewelry is one of our favorite accessories.  A new necklace can be just the thing for a new outfit.

We also love the  beautiful Renaissance ribbons that can be used to embellish quilts, clothing, purses and more. Speaking of purses, we just keep finding great designs for purses, bags and totes and we make sure to keep a good selection of these online.

Visit our Neat Stuff department to get an overview of our Neat Stuff categories or use the Shop Online menu categories (on the left) to explore a specific category of Neat Stuff.

Susan Cranshaw's Longhorn
Gone to Texas
Creations Bluebonnet Batik fabric from Hoffman

Texas Themed Fabrics, Patterns, Machine Embroidery, books & More

Over the years, we've found that Texas and Western themed products are very popular in the store. Between the fanatic Texans that live here and the people who visit when they come to the Texas Hill Country, they just can't get enough of Texas stuff! So we are constantly on the lookout for great fabrics, quilt and hand stitchery patterns, books, cookbooks and accessories. Here on the website, we've corralled them all on our Celebrate Texas! page and our Texas Wildflowers page so you can be sure to find them easily.

Speaking of Texas Wildflowers, that fabric on the right is our very own Creations' Bluebonnet Batik in 100% cotton. This beautiful batik features our own bluebonnet design and is only available from Creations.

Creations has neat stuff throughout the store.

More Neat Stuff in Store!

We encourage you to personally visit Creations in Kerrville! We love to meet people and to help you find the perfect treasures. We're known for all of the "Neat Stuff" scattered throughout our store. Unfortunately many of these items just aren't appropriate to offer online -- you'll want to see them in person. For instance, we offer jewelry, scarves, purses and even hats - we love the flair they add to our clothing models - and our customers love them too!

Other items we carry are just too big or fragile to ship so we don't offer them online. For instance we also love to decorate the store with gorgeous antique spool cabinets - and every one is available for purchase.

Our newest great find is the Baggallini line of purses, bags and rolling totes. They are flying out of the store!

If you'd like to see more of the latest "Neat Stuff" we have in the store, be sure to take our Store Tour. Or better yet, plan a visit to the Texas Hill Country and Creations, so you can take something home with you.

Tootie the Fax Cat

Have You Heard About Tootie the Fax Cat?

Have you ever sent a fax and wondered if it arrived? At Creations you don't have to worry, our cats look after the fax machine. For many years we had a cat that personally delivered faxes to us if we were away from the machine when one arrived. You say you don't believe it? Well, take a look for yourself - here's Tootie delivering a fax during a class. Read the whole story and see more fun photos at: The Amazing (But True) Tale of Tootie the Fax Cat .

Although she retired many years ago, the legacy of Tootie the Fax Cat lives on. She wasn't necessarily as customer-friendly as Domino, but she was quite the office assistant!

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Creations' retreat center, The Main House, hosts 3 1/2 day retreats with nationally known instructors, or you can rent it for your own group. Visit The Main House website for details.
 

 

 

 

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Creations Gift Card

Creations' Gift Cards are a great option for birthdays and special occasions!  What a wonderful Christmas gift for the quilter in your life.
 

Our Gift Cards page allows you to order our Gift Cards online. For your convenience, we now provide and option to have a gift card mailed directly to the recipient.