So in the past week I’ve received notice of two area quilt shops closing their doors. One was my LQS before we moved a few years ago. I have to confess that I never cared for it all that much – there were a few employees that did not seem to have the best people skills. But as a kid I remember my grandmother going there for quilting sessions and shopping so I always had a soft spot for it in spite of the prickly pears. Is this a nation-wide trend? Are others noticing a wave of brick-and-mortar shops closing?
I mentioned a new online shop that I tried out – Quilting in the Rain. (And yes, I get the irony of me lamenting quilt shops closing while I shop online…but I knew none of the LQS’s I frequent carry layer cakes.) My BFF Noelle asked me to make a wall-hanging for her little girl’s new bedroom. So I picked out this lovely fabric and she loved it. So do I! The leftovers…they will be mine! Bwa ha ha ha!
Isn’t it awesome? The shop had some great precuts. Check them out! (PS – I was not paid or compensated in any way to mention or endorse this shop.)
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