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Material Girl

Bright and bold quilting fabrics are the stars at Material Girl quilt shop in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Burst of Blooms


Debbie Warren designed Burst of Blooms for Quilt Sampler Fall/Winter 2010 magazine.

Step Inside


The shop, just a few miles north of Interstate 80, combines bright, bold quilting fabrics with antiques in a homey atmosphere.

Meet the Staff


Seated, from left: Theresa Mostek, Deb Girard, Mary Pitchall, and Debbie Warren (co-owner); standing: Linda Wemhoff, Joan Schmidt, Missy- Girard-Lemons, Cindy Paris, and Ken Warren (co-owner).

Inspired by the Past


Owners Debbie and Ken Warren, who previously owned antiques stores, use their experience to inspire fabric and sample displays.

Fusion of Old and New


At Material Girl, antique mailboxes hold bright fat quarters.

Burst of Blooms


Debbie Warren designed Burst of Blooms for Quilt Sampler Fall/Winter 2010 magazine.

Details


Shelley Carmichael echoed the flowers and leaves in the fabric with machine quilting, outlining various details in the small floral block centers and the large floral setting squares.

Burst of Blooms Color Option


Quilt tester Laura Boehnke took advantage of the block centers in Burst of Blooms to showcase fussy-cut jungle animal outlines from the Baobob Flannels collection from RJR Fabrics. She chose to widen the outer border, cutting strips 9-1/2” wide, to feature the fabric collection’s decorative border print in the frame of this 60-1/2”-square baby quilt.

Contact Material Girl to purchase a copy of the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of Quilt Sampler magazine. Issues are also available at your local quilt shop, on newsstands, and online.

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