Lisa is the owner of this beautiful quilt shop located in Houston, Texas. I asked her about how she tackles creating each year’s Row. Lisa said, “A lot of thought goes into making our Row. In total, it takes about three months, off and on, brainstorming, picking out fabric, and making a sample.” She does […]
Imagine you own a quilt shop in the Yukon Territory of Canada. Imagine your shop is 500 miles from the nearest quilt shop. Imagine you are from England, living in Canada, and you meet Prince William. Well, have I got a story for you! Ruth owns Bear’s Paw Quilt Shop in Whitehorse, Canada. Prince William […]
QuiltCon 2017 just wrapped up in Savannah, Georgia this past week. Many of you saw the stunning Best in Show winner “Bling” as it popped up all over Facebook. QuiltCon is an international quilt conference presented by the Modern Quilt Guild. It’s a large juried show with vendors and workshops hosted by top modern quilters […]
I sometimes find myself heading to a quilt shop after doing some errands and I occasionally have my husband along. Usually this includes a bribe for lunch or some other activity that he likes. So I asked him one day, as we headed for lunch after such a stop, to give impressions of his […]
While in one of my favorite quilt shops, I decided to sit in the ‘man chair’ and listen. I watched people take bolts of beautiful fabric off the shelves. Flip, flop, flip, flop as the gal behind the counter measured out the four yards of fabric. Although not really nice to eavesdrop, the purchaser of […]
If you like owls, this 2016 row from Cottonwood Quilt Shop is a winner.
Summer 2017 will be alive with learning when kids hit the road to participate in Row by Row Experience’s brand new program, Row by Row Junior. It’s designed for kids ages 6 to 14. They travel along with an adult, collect free row patterns designed just for them to make, and learn to sew with […]