If you like Civil War reproduction fabrics, then you must plan a trip to Pieceful Gathering Quilt Shop in Fox River Grove, a suburb of Chicago. The store specializes in reproduction fabrics, stocking the entire first floor of a converted house with them. I was in love with the collection of double pinks and purchased a few half-yards of my favorites. I think I might use them in a signature
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You can find A Quilting Bee in charming downtown Mahomet, Ill. It’s the kind of main street that is just a couple of blocks long, filled with small shops where you used to be able to buy everything you needed before Walmart came along. The quilt shop, which is located about 15 minutes from Champaign/Urbana, has an impression collection of children’s prints. There are soft pastels that are great for
The first time I saw a quilt was when my freshman year roommate was stitching the binding on hers by hand one of the first nights we spent in the all girls dorm at Augustana College. I don’t remember much about the quilt except that it was bright, modern and I couldn’t believe that someone my age had made it, even if her mother did help. But that quilt, and the
Don’t let a traditional term like “calico” in the quilt shop name scare you modern quilters away from from Susan’s Calico Creations at 1108 4th St., Fulton, Ill. The shop carries more than 5,000 bolts of fabric in just about every style from the historical reproduction prints to contemporary batiks and Asian prints. The trademark of this shop is that almost all the bolts are organized in cribs for customers