Frequently Asked Questions
Classes, Clubs and Events
How do I register for classes and events?
Class registration is completed by phone at 651-429-1039 or in person at 2199 4th Street, White Bear Lake, Minnesota.
How many people are in each class or event?
Class and event sizes are currently limited to 10.
How much do classes and events cost?
What are your current Covid 19 policies?
Per the CDC COVID is now an endemic vs a pandemic. This means that, while some people would still get infected, it wouldn't be an unbearable number with devastating consequences that overwhelms the public, hospital systems and providers. The seasonal flu, or influenza, is an example of an endemic virus. We will continue to monitor the COVID situation; however, masks are still a great way to stop the spread of this disease. If you have not been vaccinated please wear a mask when in the shop. At the current time it is employee choice if they want to mask or not.
Do you have onsite sewing machine repair?
Yes, Jordan is on site to assist you with all of your machine needs. He can be reached at 612-275-3356 to make an appointment. He is currently offering curbside pickup and delivery.
Do you sell sewing machines?
Sewing machines are not sold at Affinity For Quilts currently.
How soon will my order ship or be prepared for pickup when I order online?
All orders will be shipped on the same day as your order is placed or the next business day following your order placement. If for some unexpected reason, we are unable to ship your order out within the stated timeframe we will notify you by email or phone.
What shipping service do you use?
Affinity For Quilts uses USPS priority mail as the standard shipping method. We offer a first class mail option at checkout for patterns and other notions. The cost to our customers for standard shipping (priority mail) is as follows:
$00.01-$20.00 and shipping is $9.00
$20.01-$75.00 and shipping is $10.00
$75.00-$125.00 and shipping is $15.00
$125.01 and above shipping is free
The cost of first class shipments is determined by the weight of the items.
Is there a processing fee if I order online and select in store pick up as my delivery method?
There is no shipping or additional cost when requesting local pickup for your online order. A notification will be sent to you when your order is ready for pickup.
Unexpected Shop Closure
Do you close your physical shop due to weather?
On occasion, Affinity For Quilts will close due to weather. Changes to hours at will be communicated as follows:
- Notification will be posted on Facebook.
- An e-mail will be sent to everyone who is a current subscriber to our newsletter.
- The "Calendar" on our website will be updated to reflect the closure.
- If you're just not sure, please call before heading out.
How do I use your website?
There are several ways to shop online at Affinity For Quilts. Use the search bar to shop by manufacturer, fabric line, fabric line name or item name. If you are unsure of the complete name of a fabric line, you can enter a word or two and the fabric will be displayed if we have it in our online shop.
If you'd like to shop by group use the drop down menu or icons to shop by the following: basics, batiks, childrens, cotton linen blend, cuddle, fabric panels, flannels, floral, kits, notions, novelty, patterns, precuts, Quilt Minnesota 2021, seasonal, or 108" wide.