About Us What is a vacation without a visit to a Quilt Shop? Now you can take a trip on the web and surf right in or visit in person. Named one of American Patchwork & Quilting's "10 Best Shops" in their Fall 2004 Quilt Sampler issue, Once Upon A Quilt...where dreams come true, Inc. is located in sunny Ft. Lauderdale Florida. Once Upon A Quilt opened in 1998 and features the full line of BERNINA machines, a 1500 square foot Event Center, a machine service center, longarm quilting services, not to mention 2500+ bolts of the finest 100% cotton fabric. We are a BERNINA Excellence Dealer and have been awarded District A Dealer of the Year in 2008, 2013 and 2017. In addition to fabric and BERNINA sewing machines, we carry an extensive array of notions, embellishments, bag hardware, and patterns. We always have many beautiful quilt kits and a wonderful and varied selection of unique gifts. If you are new to the area or planning an extended visit please be sure to look at our event schedule and class schedule as there is always something exciting happening here. Ready to make the trip? We are less than 4 miles from the Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale International Airport and 7 miles from the Cruise Port with 10 of the Cruise Port hotels within 2 miles of our front door. We are just .50 miles east of the Florida Turnpike and .75 miles west of I-95 on the south side of Griffin Road. Come shop with us where you will experience a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere every time you enter our door. Once Upon a Quilt - the Quilt Shop where everybody knows your name!