Appletree Fabrics has been serving the Auburn, Massachusetts quilting community for 25 years.

Ginny Radloff is the proud owner of the Appletree Fabrics, as of February 1, 2017. Ginny is looking forward to this new adventure and to meeting and working with both past and future customers. Ginny has been actively quilting for the past 26 years and has owned a her own longarm quilting business Radical Quilts for the past 12 years. Through Radical Quilts, Ginny offered long-arm quilting services and was a Judy Niemeyer Quiltworx Certified Instructor and Shop. You can read more about Ginny and Radical Quilts on our Meet Ginny page.

Appletree Fabrics is now a Judy Niemeyer Certified shop. The only one in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire! You will have a location to take the Technique of the Month Classes (Glacier Star, Mariners Compass, Paradise in Bloom and, the new one, Vintage Rose).

October - December 2018 class schedule is now posted.

Visit the class page, pick a class or two, and sign up.

Judy Niemeyer 2019 Technique of the Month
Dinner Plate Dahlia

Instructor:  Ginny Radloff
Skill Level:  Beginner
Size: 80 X 80 (wall) or 99 X 99 (queen)
Pattern Cost: Wall: $96, Queen: $126
10% - Discount if ordered/paid for in advance
Deposit: $25 Covers cutting class fee
Class Fee: $50 per class
Optional: Fabric selection and Quiltster demo

Limited fabric kits will be available

Learn the beginning skills of paper piecing in a Technique of the Month format as we create a Dinner Plate Dahlia quilt. The quilt is broken down into pieces and each class you learn how to complete a new section of the quilt. Learn paper piecing and gentle curve piecing. At the end of class, you'll have this stunning wall hanging, or well on your way to having a queen size quilt! Even advanced paper piecers will love this pattern due to the beautiful quilt result! Get comfortable with paper piecing the Judy Niemeyer way.  Learn how to read her patterns, organize the project and paper piece.

Class Schedule

  • Choose Group A or B
  • You must commit to all 7 classes; charge card will be kept on file.
  • You will be charged if you do not come to class.
Group A: Saturdays Group B: Sundays

Cutting Class: Jan 5: 10am-Noon

February 9: 9:00am – 3:00pm

March 2: 9:00am – 3:00pm

April 6: 9:00am – 3:00pm

May 11: 9:00am – 3:00pm

June 8: 9:00am – 3:00pm

July 13: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Cutting Class: Jan 6: 10am-Noon

February 10: 9:00am – 3:00pm

March 3: 9:00am – 3:00pm

April 7: 9:00am – 3:00pm

May 5: 9:00am – 3:00pm

June 2: 9:00am – 3:00pm

July 7: 9:00am – 3:00pm



Four Limited Edition Fabric Kits Available. Must pre-order.

Appletree Exclusive – Queen
Appletree Exclusive – Wall
Feline Fine – Wall
Hoffman 1895 - Queen

Quilting Classes

The new Class Schedule for January-April is posted. Visit our Classes page to see them all.

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Appletree Fabrics - Quilt Classes