Next Gen Quilters go on a Shop Hop

My sit-n-sew tends to be a lot of talk. And for years we’ve talked about going on a shop hop. It’s been so long that the group has gone from being for quilters in their 20s and 30s to quilters in their 30s and 40s. The membership didn’t change. We just got older. So we […]

Virtual Shop Hop: The Cotton Cabin, Dubuque, Iowa

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway that includes a trip to a quilt, shop then consider visiting The Cotton Cabin in Dubuque, Iowa. Dubuque is a lovely town on the Mississippi River with a vibrant Main Street where you’ll find local restaurants, coffee shops, a knitting shop and The Cotton Cabin Quilt Shop. The […]

Virtual shop hop: Susan’s Calico Creations

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 […]