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Meet Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Meet quilting superhero Jenny Doan, whose contagious energy has sparked a main street makeover. She and her Missouri Star Quilt Co. team are quite literally the fabric of small-town Hamilton, Missouri.

  • Meet Jenny Doan

    For more about Jenny Doan and Missouri Star Quilt Co., go to

    Or take a trip to Hamilton, Missouri, to visit the stores in person. Shop hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on Sundays).

  • YouTube Star

    To date, Jenny has posted more than 340 YouTube videos, and her sons still record her every Friday. “I just teach what I know,” Jenny Doan says. She records most of her video tutorials without a script and considers her dialogue like a conversation with a friend.

  • The Quilt Block

    Missouri Star Quilt Co. fills 12 Hamilton storefronts with solid, seasonal, reproduction, batik, backing, primitive, and licensed fabrics.

  • Missouri Star Quilt Co.

    A rendering of the town’s old train depot on the outside wall of Missouri Star Quilt Co. reflects the early days of Hamilton, Missouri, which is about an hour northeast of Kansas City. 

  • Quilt-Theme Murals

    Murals painted by local artist Kelly William Poling conceal unsightly flaws in century-old brick walls. 

  • Penney’s Quilt Shop

     Timeless solids and basics fill Penney’s Quilt Shop. Penney’s Quilt Shop is named for the former J.C. Penney department store in which it resides. James Cash Penney was born in Hamilton. 

  • A Solid Choice

    Penney's has a large selection of colorful solids, and is the number one stop for basics of all textures and hues.

  • Licensed to Sew

    In Licensed to Sew, quilters find novelty and licensed character-theme fabrics.

  • Missouri Star Mercantile

    Missouri Star Mercantile houses reproduction fabric lines, includes Civil War and 1930's reproduction prints.

  • The Machine Shed

    For visitors inspired by the town’s abundant fabric selection, The Machine Shed offers sewing machines and notions.

  • The Sewing Center

    The Sewing Center offers cozy beds and pampering space for up to 37 quilters. A fully stocked kitchen and open eating area keep quilters nourished for marathon shopping, piecing, and fun.

  • Machine-Quilting Services

    Missouri Star Quilt Co. offers long-arm machine quilting services with a 4-6 week turnaround. You can choose from a variety of allover designs.

  • Fast and Furious

    They quilt, on average, 40 quilt tops per day.

  • Packaging Online Orders

    Orders received at are processed by a computer system located in the warehouse. Precuts, tools, and books are gathered using electronic devices that pinpoint each item's warehouse location. 

  • New Additions

    Missouri Star Quilt Co. has renovated multiple buildings on Hamilton’s main street for additional retail space. This one eventually became Floral Fabric.