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Derby Day

Derby Day

Derby Day – Race to Your Local Quilt Shop, held on Saturday, May 6, 2017, is a worldwide event designed to raise awareness of the importance of small businesses (and quilt shops in particular) to the local economy. The day is a chance to celebrate the creative pursuits of quilters, sewists, fabric enthusiasts, and crafters everywhere and to

United We Stand

United We Stand

Reposted with permission from Weeks Ringle,  Modern Quilt Studio   The past few years have brought tremendous changes to the world of quilting. Shops have closed by scores. Magazines and book publishers have shuttered or merged with other publishers. American Quilter Society has ceased publishing books all together. City Quilter in New York is closing. Tension

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Don’t Skip The Store

Re-published with permission from Shannon Ownby, Owner of Fabrics N Things. See the original posted November 3, 2015. We all know that our world is so much smaller than it used to be with the technology that has exploded in the last 15 years.  It would be hard to be completely unplugged.  For those with

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Covering Seniors With A Hug – One Quilt At A Time

Meet Shannon Ownby, the owner of Fabrics N Quilts  in Jamestown, Tennessee. She is always ready for a challenge and committed to giving back to her community. When she heard about the Quilted EMbrace organization, she wanted to get involved herself and bring her customers into it as well. And thus a very special community-service project was born.

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