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Wade Building
(Circa 1910)

Trenton Railroad Depot
(Circa 1900)

Crystal Ice House
Circa (1925)

Coca Cola Building
(Circa 1925)

Welcome to the Suwannee Valley Shops located in historic downtown Trenton, at the heart of North Central Florida's Gilchrist County. The Quilt Shoppe, located in a 1925 Coca Cola Bottling Plant, is home to over 7,000 bolts of fabric, an extensive selection of quilting supplies and a tin ceiling library where customers can relax by the fireplace in comfortable chairs while selecting from over 400 quilt books. This building also houses the Suwannee Rose Café and the Happy Days Old Time Soda Fountain . The Café serves gourmet coffee, pastries and luncheon specialties including a variety of quiches, soups, salads, Monte Cristos, Reubens, Wraps and and hot Panini sandwiches. The Happy Days Old Time Soda Fountain is a vintage soda fountain and ice cream parlor. The marble counters, were manufactured by Robert M. Green and Sons in the 1920s, and the Soda Fountain, is a Bastian-Blessing "All Dry Superior Bobtail" manufactured over 60 years ago in July of 1950. One of the interesting historical facts about Trenton's soda fountain counter is that it was made by Robert M. Green who is the man credited with inventing the ice cream soda in 1874. The counter still proudly displays Robert M. Green's original manufacturer's nameplate. Join us for lunch and an ice cream treat while spending the day shopping and getting help with your fabric selection or current project.

The Crystal Ice House is located adjacent to the Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe and once furnished ice for the Coca Cola Bottling operations. Renovations were completed on this wonderful old building March 1, 2010. It is now home to a variety of small shops including Kim's Long Arm Machine Quilting, The Ruffled Rose Tea Room, Kathy’s Mane Street Hair Salon, The Old Sewing Machine Man, Marvin's Primitive Pine Reproductions, and Ann's Antiques and Collectables.  Our Antiques include an extensive selection of antique furniture, glassware and estate jewelry. The Ice House also has a superb classroom and banquet facilities with or without catering for a small staff meeting, a formal board event or a special dinner.

The restored 1910 Dry Goods Store, adjacent to the South side of Trenton's historic turn of the century rail-road depot, that once sold horse collars and coffins, now features the Suwannee Valley Stained Glass Works and Sally's Suwannee Valley Cross Stitch, along with the Antique Gallery. The Stained Glass Works has one of the most extensive selections of glass and supplies in North Central Florida with over 20,000 pounds of stained and clear glass as well as books, hand tools, soldering irons and saws. Sally Criswell is an internationally known cross stitch teacher. She presents a Cross Stitch selection that is one of the best in the country. The Suwannee Valley Antique Gallery is home to a wide selection of primitives as well as many fine quality antique furnishings and glassware from times gone by.

Northcott Fabrics is currently promoting their Artisan Spirit Shimmer fabric. See more about this fine fabric and the Suwannee Quilt Shoppe display HERE.

Kim Hart wins peoples choice in the Timeless Treasure Stitch Star Contest
See the Quilt Here


The 2013 Suwannee Valley Quilt and Old Time Crafts Festival
was held March 15th, 2014
Working on showing you some photos


Meghan Elizabeth Metts
May 26, 2000 - May 29, 2013


Here's a video of the 2010 Suwannee Valley Quilt and Old Time Crafts Festival

Here's a couple new videos from the Suwanne Valley Shoppes
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