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About Us

About Us

Welcome to Windy Moon in Reno, Nevada

Windy Moon Quilts is local quilting shop serving Northern Nevada for many years. We are located in a redesigned bank building East of downtown Reno. Our quilting shop offers an abundant selection of high quality fabrics from lines like Moda, Timeless Treasures, Alexander Henry, Windham Fabrics, Quilting Treasures, Andover Fabrics, and much more. At Windy Moon, you'll also find a large selection of notions and rulers including products from Creative Grids, Nifty Notions, EZ Quilting, Deb Tucker, Marti Michell, Olfa, Omnigrid, Collins and Sewline. We are your local dealer for Janome machines. Windy Moon offers a diversity of sewing classes in Reno ranging from blocks of the month, table runners, purses, free motion quilting, to embroidery classes. Windy Moon is a wonderful place for beginners to get started quilting and for advanced quilters to learn more and gather inspired.

Like your best friend, Windy Moon is here for you!

Welcome to the Moon in Sparks, Nevada

In July of 2013, Windy Moon Quilts opened up a second location at the historic Mary Lee Nichols Elementary School at 406 Pyramid Way in Sparks, Nevada. This location serves as the sewing center with a spacious and technologically advanced classroom to encourage learning and discovery in our diverse sewing, quilting, and embroidery classes. Windy Moon Quilts Sewing Center stocks over 550 bolts of fabric with an emphasis in modern prints and trendy designs. Our fabric lines include Moda Fabrics, Rowan, Free Spirit, Andover, Art Gallery, P&B, Dear Stella, and many more! The Sparks location carries a wide range of notions, rulers including Creative Grids and OmniGrid, books, patterns, and kits.

How it all Began

The wind blew its gale breath on the shoreline of the lake, fill ing the night air with flecks of ice that reached for safety on tree branches. The Tahoe winters caused the young Indian woman to huddle in her makeshift residence and pray for warmth, her new babe at her side.

Gathering around clippings and pulling the primitive animal skins closer, the need for warmth grew. The wind blew into the night and early morn, stopping only to show respect for the full moon when the clouds uncovered its glorious brightness. The next day brought warm sunshine and thawing ice to the young woman's chilly shore residence.The desire for warmth created a need to gather comfort and protection during the Windy Moon.

This ancient mythical folklore of cold winters on Nevada's Tahoe shoreline inspired a company to be formed. Founded in 1979, Windy Moon Quilts has been supplying materials of warmth and comfort ever since.