Upcoming Events at The Cotton Corner

We're having a Watch Party Workshop!

Watch Party Workshop

September 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm

The first Free Quiltworx Worx Sessions YouTube workshop ever offered!

Buy your Amethyst pattern from Yoder Department Store or The Cotton Corner and join us for the YouTube workshop with Judy, herself!

The Watch Party will be hosted at The Cotton Corner and we will have light bites and refreshments for all.

You can purchase quilt kits at both stores, or come into The Cotton Corner and customize your quilt kit with your own custom colorization with Quiltster.

Once you purchase your pattern, please RSVP to info@YoderDepartmentStore.com.

Sew Some Fun with Kaye Getaway

Kaye England Getaway

September 27 - 29, 2018
Farmstead Inn & Conference Center
Shipshewana, IN

If you have ever had a chance to meet Miss Kaye England, one of our local favorite Queens of Quilting - you know this event will sell out fast, will be SEW fun, and is something YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS!


  • Retreat Only - $395
  • Retreat + Hotel - $595
  • Hotel Only - $200

What's Included:

  • 3 - Day Retreat (Thursday, September 27 - Saturday, September 29)
    • Hotel price is based on double occupancy
  • 20 Fat Quarters
  • Lunch each day
  • Buffet style dinner Thursday night at the Blue Gate Restaurant
  • Exclusive shopping experience Wednesday night at The Cotton Corner
  • BERNINA Sewing Machines will be provided!

Visit YoderDepartmentStore.com for more information and to book your getaway!

APQS Roadshow


October 4, 2018, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is your chance to get your hands on one of our longarm quilting machines to discover the model that is right for you.

Preregistration requested

You can register by filling out the form online or giving us a call at 800-426-7233

Designed for quilters who do not currently own a longarm machine or current owners who are looking to upgrade.

includes valuable information about owning your first longarm.

What you'll learn:

  • Discover resources for templates, batting, freehand instruction manuals, wholesale contacts, thread, etc.
  • Find out where to buy pantograph patterns, books and stencils to make your longarm quilting fun and hassle-free.
  • Explore the differences between each APQS machine model and adding computerized quilting to a new or previous APQS machine.
  • Learn which accessories are the “gotta haves” to make your quilting fast and easy.
  • Learn how to oil, clean and service your machine to provide years of quilting fun.

Quiltworx Retreat with Kathryn Groves, Certified Quiltworx Instructor

Kathryn Groves Retreat

October 25 - 28, 2018
Farmstead Inn & Conference Center
Shipshewana, IN

Fall in love with Shipshewana in the fall, and with Quiltworx quilts.

Perfect for everyone, whether you're brand new to paper piecing and "Judy" quilts, or you're well acquainted! Something for everyone!


  • 2-day Quiltworx Workshop Class: $249
  • Hotel room at the Farmstead Inn: $69/night (Double Occupancy)
  • Quiltster Custom Color Consultation at The Cotton Corner: $50
  • Exclusive Trunk Show for Attendees at The Cotton Corner: FREE

Visit YoderDepartmentStore.com for more information and to register.

Retreat Schedule:

  • Thursday, October 25, 2018
    • 3:00 pm: Check-in at the Farmstead Inn & Conference Center
    • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Consultation for quilt coloration/fabric selection available for $50 at The Cotton Corner. Includes Quiltster printout instructions.
    • 7:00 pm:: Opening exclusive trunk show for attendees with snacks at The Cotton Corner.
  • Friday, October 26, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Class
    • 12:00pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch
    • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Class
    • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Open Sew
  • Saturday, October 27, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Class
    • 12:00pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch
    • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Class
    • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Open Sew
  • Sunday, October 28, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Open Sewing
    • 11:00 am: Checkout

APQS Rental and Certification Classes

Hoop Sisters Jacobean Journey Club

Ongoing availability

We offer ongoing APQS rental classes and owners classes so you get the most out of your machine!

Give us a call at 260-768-7393 or send us a message at info@TheCottonCorner.com to find out more!