About Us

Quilting & Crafts by Mercer

An online shop with a wide variety of fabrics, books and notions for all levels of quilters.

Located in beautiful northern Michigan just 6 miles south of the Mackinac Bridge.  In business since 2002, I started the business as a longarm quilter.  However, as the demands for quality quilting fabrics and other quilting related items increased it was necessary to have a larger inventory of quality fabrics and a variety of quilting books, patterns and notions. Eventually the shop evolved to what we are today with an eclectic collection of fabric, plus a large variety of books, patterns and notions.  Our customers are our first priority and we do our utmost to have "Happy Customers".  

Other shop information

 We became an online store in 2020 when the Covid pandemic and mandated state closures happened. Some "by appointment only" hours are available please call Elaine or email for an appointment or more information.

As a safety precaution I continue to clean and sanitize frequently.

Our Products:  We stock a wide variety of top quality 100% cotton quilting fabrics from major manufacturers for quilters and sewistas.  We have many books, patterns and notions to fill your quilting and crafting needs. We try to keep our online inverntory up to date and accurate that all products are in stock and ready to travel.  

Shop pickup: If you live in or if you are visiting our beautiful northern Michigan give us a call, curbside pickup or in store pickup is available by appointment.

 Kits:   We have kits from major manufacturers and kits that are made up in our shop.  All kits from the shop include the pattern, the fabrics requirements for the quilt top and binding as listed on the pattern.  Whenever possible we use the exact fabric shown on the pattern, occasionaly we may substitute a fabric.  If this is necessary it will be as close in color and design to the original as possible.  Backing may be purchased separately.

Returns:  Sorry we do not accept returns and consider all sales final.  This applies to fabric, books, patterns and notions.

While we endeavor to make sure all shipments are complete and accurate, if we make a mistake we will do whatever possible to make it right.  We want all quilters to be happy quilters!

Other:  Color--While we endeavor to have high color photographs of all products on our website, due to the vagaries of computer monitors and color reproduction, we cannot be responsible for how accurate a color appears on any device.

Our Fabric:  We sell only first quality 100% cotton quilting fabric from the best manufacturers.  Our fabric are usually 42 inches to 44 inches in width.

We sell fabric we like, there are many, many manufacturers and designers out there, and we have decided to be selective and this means we are not always selling what others are selling.

Sold Out Fabric:  If a fabric is sold out online you can contact us to see if that fabric is available to be reordered but if we are "sold out" chances are we are unable to order more.  Fabric manufacturers produce several collections each year in a limited quantity.  When this is gone it is gone and cannot be purchased again.  Some manufacturers have extensive "basic" collections that are reproduced from year to year but even within these collections certain colors - or even entire lines - may be discontinued.

Questions or concerns:  Please contact us by phone, 231-537-2180, or email.  We are located in the eastern time zone of the U.S. if you choose to call please do so between 10:AM and 5:PM, Tuesday through Saturday.  Email at any time - quiltingandcraftsbymercer@live.com.

Thank you for spending time with us, we hope you have enjoyed your visit.