Heartbeat Quilts was started in 1986 and has grown over the years to fill its present 5,000 foot location in Hyannis. It is a shop dedicated to serving our customers by providing the best in quality fabric and notions. Classes are taught by local instructors and, in addition, nationally known teachers are brought in often to enhance the class curriculum.
Helen Weinman has designed fabrics for Timeless Treasures Inc. "Snow Family", "Mermaid", "Phyllis B", "Seaside", "Naomi's Rose", "Cottage Charm" and "Basic Blendables". Her new fabric line, "By The Sea", which she designed for Marcus Fabrics®, is available and can be ordered online now. Helen also designs quilts for The Quilter Magazine, Fabric Trends magazine and McCalls Quick Quilts.
Helen wrote and published Quilts: Color by Number, a quilt coloring book and companion CD for children ages 6-12, which is a tutorial that teaches children how the placement of color impacts the look of a quilt.
Customers are often overheard saying "This is a quilters' candy store" or "I think I've died and gone to Quilt Heaven".
The staff at Heartbeat Quilts is first rate, all dedicated to satisfying the customers' needs. Helen Weinman, the owner and founder, has been quilting for 23 years and teaching and lecturing for 22 years. Mary Hamblin, store manager, has been quilting for 21 years and has been in charge of Heartbeat Quilts for 16 years. Mary teaches at the store along with sales associate, Marjatta Gladding. Liz Hiatt, Donna Anderson, Kay Baron, Richard Godfrey, Mary Lee Doherty, Nancy Beirne, are sales associates who are energetic, knowledgeable and thoroughly enjoyable to work with. Sarah Cushing is our computer tech.
Fabric Available at Heartbeat Quilts: Timeless Treasures (be sure to ask for Helen Weinman's fabric lines for Timeless Treasures), Hoffman Fabrics of California, RJR, Moda, Quilting Treasures, Marcus Bros., Robert Kaufman, Michael Miller, Free Spirit, P&B, Maywood Studio, Northcott Silk, Fabri-Quilt, Shamash, Blank, Kona Bay, Fabric Sales, In the Beginning, VIP, LakeHouse, Marcus Brothers, and more.