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100 McKenney Ave.
St. Albert, Alberta T8N 2T7

Mon-Fri: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays we are open late until 8:30 p.m.
Holiday hours click here


Welcome to Quiltessential Co. Inc!

As an extension of Ingrid Machtemes’ passion for quilting, Quiltessential Co.Inc. has grown to serve the quilting needs of St. Albert, Sturgeon County, Parkland County, the greater Edmonton area, and points beyond. Quiltessential Co.’s knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff seek to inspire, teach, encourage and assist quilters to appreciate and enjoy the art of quilting. Available in person, by phone and through email, we hope to provide you with the patterns, kits, books, materials, tools, and supplies you need to get as much pleasure from quilting as we do. So whether you want to stop by to drool over the latest fabric, seek advice on color coordination, or just talk quilting, call or stop by. We would love to help you succeed!

Our Long Arm Studio is now open

We have been working hard to get our new Long Arm Studio upstairs at Quiltessential Co. This is a definite + to our customers! We have two 26" Gammill Vision 2.0 Long Arm machines for rentals, and a large computerized Gammill Statler for quilting your quilts. We are now taking in quilts and will quilt them on our machine. If you wish to rent machines so that you can quilt them, please call and sign up. If you have trained elsewhere we are offering a free refresher 15 minute class to show you how easy it is to use our machines. If you have never tried, sign up for our Long Arm Certification class. 
Preparing your quilt for quilting? Click here
Long Arm rental information? Click hereQuilting by Quiltessential CoLong Arm Rentals

Job opportunities:

Quiltessential Co is looking for more staff. We are expanding and need some extra help.

If you would like to be part of the store team working in the retail part of the store, or in the long-arm area, please click here for sales and click here for studio to review the job applications. Resumes will be accepted by email at



 Block of the Month 2017 Design booklet is now here.

Block of the Month 2018 

Check out the new colour themes to sign up for and click here for the rules
To sign up, please call the store. You can sign up to pick up blocks or pay for mail out.  We have many customers who are too far away to come in for pick up or who travel extensively. For information, check our CREATIVE SECTION