You're One Stop Quilt Shop in Boone, NC Located in a little shopping center just off of Hwy 421 in Boone, NC you will find a ‘one stop quilt shop’ called Sew Original. Operating since 2003 in generally the same location, Sew Original quilt shop also has a sister store in Winston-Salem. Together, they are owned by the lovely Melinda Rose and Shirley Bailey. On my visit to the North Carolina mountains I decided to stop in and have a look around. And, oh boy was I glad I did. Manager ... Read More about Sew Original – a Quilt Shop Spotlight
The Cowboy State Welcome to Wyoming! When I was a kid I loved the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Something about Richard Dreyfuss building the Devil's Tower out of mashed potatoes stuck with me. Finally, on our cross country trek moving from the Washington State to North Carolina my dream of seeing the great Devil's Tower in person became a reality. It was definitely worth the wait! To be honest, there's really no bad place to visit in Wyoming. Between the Devil's Tower, ... Read More about Complete List of Over 30 Quilt Shops in Wyoming
The Keystone State Welcome to Pennsylvania! Pennsylvania is definitely one of my favorite states. As both a history buff and quilt enthusiast, this state has everything one could ever hope for! For instance, did you know the battle of Gettysburg lasted 3 full days and encompassed the entire town and surrounding areas? It's one of the only fully preserved battlefields in the entire United States. AND they have an AMAZING quilt shop that helps to provide fabric for quilts as well as ... Read More about Complete List of over 100 Quilt Shops in Pennsylvania
And Why I've Teamed Up With Them as a Tour Guide! I have the most amazing news!! I have officially teamed up with US Quilt Tours as their newest quilt tour travel guide! That's right. You can come with me as we tour the world one quilting adventure at a time! But, you might be asking yourself, 'Who are US Quilt Tours?' I'm so glad you asked! Let me introduce you to the fabulous group that is US Quilt Tours. Meet Us Quilt Tours Led by owner Ingo Blondal, US Quilt Tours' ... Read More about Everything You Need to Know About US Quilt Tours
How organized quilting is taking over the globe! Have you always had an itch to see the world but don't want to go alone? Did you know there are several tour groups that do just that and are geared specifically for quilters! Hundreds of Quilt tours are scheduled each year to places like Ireland, England, Japan, Egypt, Iceland and even many quilt destinations here in the US! For an unforgettable quilting adventure of a lifetime, I'd highly recommend giving them a try! A few years ago, ... Read More about Are Quilt Tours Really That Great?