Sweet Home Alabama
Welcome to Alabama!
When you search online for “quilters in Alabama” a flood of articles, videos and stories appear about the infamous Gee’s Bend quilters. These ladies are, arguably, some of the most famous hand quilters in our entire quilting community.
Named after James Gee, originally from Hallifax County, NC (1816), Gee’s Bend is located across the river from Camden, Alabama. Gee brought with him 18 slaves and established a cotton plantation.
Throughout the years since, this community has used faith and quilting as their strongest connection. Each generation passing down their passion and creativity to the next, insuring their long lasting art.
You can read more about the artists themselves, as well as book a retreat to learn from the masters by visiting their website HERE.
SOME POINTS OF INTEREST NOT TO BE MISSED:
- Birmingham Museum of Art – Great Quilt collection!
- Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center in Camden
- Gee’s Bend Mural Trail
- Montgomery Museum of Fine Art
- Tinglewood Trail in Orr Park – Montevallo, AL – amazing carved trees!
GET READY TO SHOP HOP!
There are several ways (and excuses) to visit these awesome quilt shops. Many of them participate in the Row by Row Experience, now known as the Quilters Trek. You can learn more, and plan your trip by visiting their website HERE.
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE QUILT SHOPS!
No matter which part of the state you visit, there’s sure to be a Quilt shop close by. Here is the most up to date list of active quilt shops in Alabama.
Andalusia Sewing Center 900 Westgate Plaza, Andalusia, AL 36420 334-222-4124 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashville House Quilt Shop 35 3rd Street, Ashville, AL 35953 205-594-7046 email@example.com
3 Hens and a Chick Quilt Shop 1114 Hwy 31 South, Suite B, Athens, AL 35611 256-771-2040 firstname.lastname@example.org
Stitch Therapy 2140 E University Drive, Suite B, Auburn, AL 36830 334-821-7781
In the Making 4232 Dolly Ridge Rd, Ste 100, Birmingham, AL 35243 205-298-1309
Robin's Sewing Shoppe 5886 Trussville Crossing Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35235 205-655-3388
The Sewing Room 1040 Inverness Corners, Birmingham, AL 35242 205-980-1112 email@example.com
The Smockingbird 2831 Linden Ave, Birmingham, AL 35209 205-879-7662 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wilson's Fabric 1524 US Hwy 431 N, Boaz, AL 35957 256-593-6501 email@example.com
S & R Sewing and Vacuum Center 777 Hwy 431, Boaz, AL 35957 256-486-3630
J Light Quilt Shop 119 Riverwalk Loop West, Childersburg, AL 35044 256-378-0388 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sew Charming 213 7th Street North, Clanton, AL 35045 205-903-4133 email@example.com
S & R Sewing and Vacuum Center 628 14th Street SE, Decatur, AL 35601 256-350-0444
Dothan Sewing Center 2797 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL 36301 334-794-3177 firstname.lastname@example.org
Enterprise Sewing Center 732 Glover Ave, Enterprise, AL 36330 334-347-8797 email@example.com
Moore's Fabric 19093 Hwy 71, Flat Rock, AL 35966 256-632-2340 firstname.lastname@example.org
Calico Rose Quilt Shop 1707 Darby Drive, Florence, AL 35630 256-760-8227 email@example.com
Thread Fabric Store 1609 Darby Drive, Florence, AL 35630 256-275-7112
Sisters Side by Side 8388 Highway 59 South, Suite 5, Foley, AL 251-943-1127 firstname.lastname@example.org
SEA Quilt Shoppe 22131 Cotton Creek Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 251-968-7327
Sew Blessed Fabric & Embroidery 445 AL Hwy 69 S, Suite C, Hanceville, AL 35077 205-790-7339
Quilted Creations 24 S Main St, Headland, AL 36345 334-693-5808 email@example.com
Robin's Sewing Shoppe 5291 Valleydale Road, Suite 121, Hoover, AL 35242 205-848-2303
Thimbles Heirloom Sewing 181 Main St, Suite 221, Hoover, AL 35244 205-682-6008 firstname.lastname@example.org
Barb's Sewing Center 2310 A, Whitesburg Dr, Huntsville, AL 35801 256-539-2414
Huntsville Sew Creative 1847 University Drive NE, Huntsville, AL 35801 256-536-3757
Patches and Stitches 603 Humes Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801 256-533-3886 email@example.com
S & R Sewing and Vacuum Center 1407 Memorial Parkway NW, Suite 1, Huntsville, AL 35801 256-536-5696
Sew Simple 215 Highway 195, Jasper, AL 35503 205-295-2229 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Nest Quilt Shop 14906 Hwy 98, Magnolia Springs, AL 36555 251-965-1988 email@example.com
Sisters in Christ Quilt Shop 5928 Old Tuscaloosa Hwy, McCalla, AL 35111 205-477-7701
All About Sewing 590 Schillinger Rd S., Ste D, Mobile, AL 36695 251-634-3133 firstname.lastname@example.org
Peanut Butter n Jelly Kids 3300 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36607 251-479-8811 email@example.com
Sew Bernina 51 North Burbank Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117 334-274-0887
Ken's Sewing Center 912 Second Street, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661 256-381-0161 firstname.lastname@example.org
Faye's Fabric Sew and Vac 3617 McFarland Blvd, Northport, AL 35476 205-339-0444
Opelika Sewing Center 3305 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika, AL 36801 334-749-9522 email@example.com
Oh Sew Pretty 600 Highway 52 E, Opp, AL 36467 334-208-4508
Wilson's Fabric 832 Snow Street Suite E & F, Oxford, AL 36203 256-831-8804 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fabric Bin 125 South Court Square, Ozark, AL 36360 334-443-0289
Front Porch Quilt Shoppe 199 North Hwy 231, Ozark, AL 36360 334-445-3521 email@example.com
Zig Zag Sewing Studio 2156 Pelham Parkway, Suite C, Pelham, AL 35124 205-624-4647 firstname.lastname@example.org
Homeplace Quilting 865 E Lawrence St, Russellville, AL 35653 256-398-8795 email@example.com
Fabrics by the Pound 102 State Highway 59 S, Summerdale, AL 36580 251-989-6505
TJ's Fabrics 905 South 3 Notch St, Troy, AL 36079 334-770-0360
Beth's Heirloom Sewing 12 Cambridge Court, Wetumpka, AL 36093 334-567-2448
Whether you’re new to the state or you’ve been here all your life, Alabama definitely has something for every quilter’s journey!
Did I miss one of your favorite quilt shops in Alabama? Let me know your favorite in the comments!
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