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ROW BY ROW EXPERIENCEWhat is all the buzz on this Row by Row we keep hearing about? It is a shop-hop-like event that started in New York in 2011 and is spreading across North America. Now there are over 1000 participating stores including 21 in Nebaska.
Basically, each participating shop designs a row that is 36 1/2 inches long unfinished and no more than 9 1/2 inchs tall. Any shopper coming into the store from July 1st through September 2 can pick up the free pattern for that shop's row. shoppers can collect row patterns from various shops during their summer travels.
If youare the first shopper to bring a completed quilt using at least eight different rows into a Row byi Row shop, you will receive a prize of 25 fat quarters.
go to www.rowbyrowexperience.com for more details. Click on the various license plates to see each state's participating shops and Facebook page. Here, after June 1, you will find pictures of their completed rows. This year's theme is Sew a Season.
Calico cottage is one of the many stores who will also be offereing personalized FabricPlates for sale. Collect these 7 1/4 inch by 3 1/4 inch vanity plates printed on 100% sateen cotton and let your creative juices run wild!
NOTE: After LABOR DAY we will be doing our Winter Hours until Memorial Day. We will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m on Saturdays only, otherwise our hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fall, Winter, and SpringHours.
AMERICAN MADE BRAND
FARM TO FABRIC CHALLENGE - CHECK OUT www.americanmadebrand.com
Clothworks - has just come out with 100% cotton solids. The exciting news is the cotton is USA produced and then dyed and processed in the USA. The cottons have not arrived yet, but when they do I will let you know. There will be a contest using these cottons starting during the summer.
NEW FABRICS in the Store