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Wed
4
Dec '13

Quilt Shops LaCrosse Wisconsin

Quilt Shop Tour – LaCrosse My girlfriend Sue and I had to get one more quilting road trip in before the snow flies in Wisconsin. We traveled to La Crosse Wisconsin, along the Great River Road Scenic Byway, to visit two quilt shops that have been on my visit list for a few years. They […]

Sun
1
Apr '12

2012 Paducah Quilt Show

Paducah is Ready for the 2012 AQS Quilt Show On the way home from our spring trip Jo and I decided to stop by Paducah to see how preparations were going for the big 2012 Paducah Quilt Show & Quilters Convention. Last year tornadoes, severe storms, and floods almost cancelled the show. The main show […]

Sat
4
Feb '12

Wisconsin Quilt & Fabric Shop

YDS – A quilting fabric shop in Wisconsin not to miss On a nice sunny Saturday we (my quilting friends Sue, Nancy, and me) decided it was a perfect day for a trip to YDS (pronounced yards), one of our favorite fabric shops located near Omro, WI. If you reside in Wisconsin (or Northern Illinois) […]

Sun
29
Jan '12

Quilting Retreat

How to Organize a Quilting Retreat Holly wrote me recently with a question. She said: “Hello!  My name is Holly [ ] and my parents and I own two beautiful Victorian Bed & Breakfasts in Soldiers Grove, WI.  We have talked a long time about doing things like quilting retreats because in addition to the beautiful […]

Sat
17
Dec '11

Organizing a Quilt Show

Heather who works in sales at a hotel in Marietta, Ohio recently wrote me for tips on organizing a quilt show in her area. Since my reply might be helpful to others, I am reproducing it here. Hi Heather; I would recommend that you first start by having a discussion with the local quilt shop […]

Mon
15
Nov '10

November 2010 Quilt Class “Floral Bunda Tote Bag”

Last September, my friend and quilting buddy Sue and I attended the Quilt Expo in Madison, Wi, When we saw this big tote bag and fabric displayed at “Thimble N Thread’s” booth, we both thought what a great gift idea for Christmas this would be. Shar, the shop owner, is holding up a sample of the bag […]

Tue
9
Nov '10

Eastern Iowa Quilt Shops

Quilting Pathways goes on a Fall Shop Hop Every fall I like to take a one day road trip to visit Quilt Shops that I don’t get to in the normal course of our summer travels. This fall my quilting friend Sue and I headed out for Eastern Iowa, across the Mississippi River from Prairie […]

Wed
7
Apr '10

Cathy’s Quilts – Hot Springs, Arkansas

I’ve stopped in Cathy’s Quilt Shop several times before on visits to Hot Springs. The store has excellent light, natural and artificial, a real plus when you are picking out or trying to match fabric. It is also very spacious. One of Cathy’s specialties is long arm quilting. There are several examples of her work […]