Welcome to Q-First in Quilting

Come in to Q where the creative art of quilting is our passion.

Sewing machine dealer in Lexington, KY

Q- First in Quilting is the purveyor of fine fabrics and essentials for your quilting and sewing needs, as well as an authorized BERNINA DEALER

We offer:

Sewing machine sales and service, sewing, embroidery, and quilting classes, thousands of high quality fabrics and notions, machine and hand quilting finishing services, current magazines, books, and patterns.

Q-first in Quilting's knowledgeable staff will take the time to find out how you intend to use your sewing machine, so that you select a machine that will provide top-quality results for years to come.As an authorized Bernina sewing machine dealer, we're intimately familiar with the makes and models of Bernina machines. Whether you intend to use your machine for household or commercial purposes, we'll provide professional advice so that you find a sewing machine that will perfectly suit your needs. BERNINA-MADE TO CREATE.

Q-First In Quilting has been serving customers since 2009. In addition to sewing machines, we also offer fabric sales; quilting, sewing, embroidery, and crafting classes;  social sewing sessions; notions, books, patterns, and magazines; hand and machine quilting and finishing services; Bernina Mastery Classes; and professional sewing guidance.  For friendly service and help from an experienced team, please call (859)-554-5800 or visit us at 4383 Old Harrodsburg Road Suite 130 in Lexington, KY today!

Q-First In Quilting is a sewing machine dealer and so much more! Quilt artists of all skill levels come to Q-First in Quilting for the huge variety of top quality fabrics and threads, and friendly service.

Quilters and sewists from all over the Commonwealth count on Q-First In Quilting to be their one-stop shop for anything that touches on sewing or quilting. Turn to our expert team today!


Here to help

The experts at Q-First In Quilting are friendly, reliable, and knowledgeable. In the BERNINA MASTERY classes offered by our experienced instructors, you can learn how to best use your machine, as well as receive tips about how to keep your sewing machine in excellent condition for many years to come.

Our schedule is full of sewing classes that accomodate sewists of all skill levels and interests. Check our current class schedule.  Call  the shop to register at 859-554-5800. If you have any other questionsplease feel free to contact us. Call or drop in today!

We bring passion and care to everything we do, and we're "Made to Create!"

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We love quilting, sewing, and talking about it.  Join us @ Q-first in quilting.

Bernina Excellence Dealer

Q-first in quilting has been accorded the status of a BERNINA EXCELLENCE DEALER for our customer services, sales, and performance as a Bernina Dealer. 


Hours of operation

Monday through Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed most Sundays* and Holidays

*Open for business one Sunday of each month from 11-3, during which time the classroom is open for Sit-n-Sew. Please check our schedule as this date sometimes changes due to holidays.

Contact information

Q-first in quilting

ONE STOP shopping for all your quilting and sewing needs

Payment Options

We accept cash, checks, and credit cards (VISA, MASTERCARD, and DISCOVER).             

We also have Layway Plans.

For Bernina Purchases, inquire about EXCEPTIONAL GE FINANCING OPTIONS.

5th Anniversary Celebration Savings for you in October

Special discounts on machines. FREE Gidget 2 machine table and insert with purchase of Bernina 3-series or 5-series machine.  FREE rolling tote with purchase of any Bernina 710, 750, or 780.  FREE Maxi hoop or Jumbo hoop with purchase of Bernina750E or 780E. Offers good until October 31st.

HEY LOOK:  With any $25+ purchase during the month of October, you'll receive an entry in our drawing for some great prizes:  A free class with Natalia Bonner, a dozen yards of fabric, a Bernina-red Horn 6-position swivel chair,or a Gidget 2 sewing table and custom insert.  You might also win the GRAND PRIZE of a Bernina 350 PE sewing machine!

Visit us often in October as we have daily demos and SPECIAL DAILY DEALS on fabrics, books, notions, and more.

Come be part of the celebration!