Welcome to the Village Smithy
A Quilt and Gift Shop located in the charming historical village of Bishop Hill, Illinois
Homespun & Calico fabrics...
Quilt Books & patterns...
Custom machine quilting...
MACHINE QUILTING SUPPLIES
assortment of Threads & Batting
Variety of skillfully handmade items including:
Purses, jackets, wallhangings, placemats,
woven rugs, and table runners...
New and vintage quilts for sale...
Antiques & Collectibles...
Specialty gifts including Cat's Meow and
Dionis Goat's Milk lotions and soaps...
Greeting Cards and handcrafted cards...and much more!
Hand quilting demonstration at the Village Smithy in Bishop Hill.
Machine quilting can also be seen by visitors to the shop.
Marilyn Nelson has owned and operated The Village Smithy for over 20 years.
She has more than 30 years experience quilting in the tradition
handed down by her Swedish ancestors.
Here Marilyn is quilting a "turning circles into stars" pattern quilt
on an antique quilting frame made in Bishop Hill.
Antique quilts and new quilts, along with quilted wallhangings and table runners,
are all available for sale at the shop.
The Village Smithy
309 N.Bishop Hill Street
Bishop Hill, Illinois 61419
10 am - 5 pm,
12 pm - 5 pm
Open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, Weather Permitting
Normal hours resume with season opening first weekend in April
Proprietor Marilyn Nelson, email: email@example.com
Machine Quilting by Sheri Wood