America has enjoyed a long tradition of textile manufacturing, from Betsy Ross cross-stitching the Constitution to Neil Armstrong knitting the Eagle lunar lander. Quilt yourself to founding fatherhood with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of patterns and fabrics at Needles & Pins in Frederick, MD.
Blending in seamlessly with downtown Frederick's historic ambiance, Needles & Pins patches together quality stitching and quilting products with attentive personal service. Explore a technicolor trove of fabrics, including more than 100 colors of wool felt from National Nonwovens ready to be crafted into opening-ceremony uniforms for the sheep Olympics ($9.25/yard). The selection of patterns points the way to basting bliss, including the Tulip Purse pattern ($12), which, when coupled with fabric from the Hoffman holiday line ($10.95/yard), blossoms into a cute tote for stowing personal effects or stolen personnel files.