Quilt Sampler Fall/Winter 2021
Read about top quilt shops and see exclusive projects in the latest issue of Quilt Sampler® magazine, Fall/Winter 2021.
Quilt Sampler Fall/Winter 2021
The Fall/Winter 2021 issue of Quilt Sampler is on sale from August 27-November 26.
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Meeting House Fabric
Location: Wales, Massachusetts
Owners: Sheila Chabot and Steve Valle
A visit to this historic shop in small-town New England will take you back in time.
Weave a Spell
Exclusive design from: Meeting House Fabric
Designer: Sheila Chabot
Fabrics: homespuns by Dunroven House
Utilize strip piecing to create a two-color quilt with a unique woven look.
Location: Midlothian, Virginia
Owner: Tiffany Sherman
Variety is the name of the game at a creative hub that's constantly abuzz with learning opportunities.
Exclusive design from: Quilter's Corner
Designer: Christine Van Buskirk
Fabrics: Linework collection by Tula Pink for FreeSpirit and Cotton Couture solids from Michael Miller Fabrics
Combine two variations of the traditional Pinwheel block to create a lively throw.
Sew Let's Quilt It
Location: Dallas, Texas
Owners: Patty and Tom Kopeck
A Dallas quilt shop grows and shifts with the times,
just like its intrepid owner.
Exclusive design from: Sew Let's Quilt It
Designer: Leanna Williams
Fabrics: Speckled Metallic collection by Ruby Star Society for Moda Fabrics and Essex Yarn Dyed linen from Robert Kaufman Fabrics
Stitch a cheery wall hanging to decorate your sewing room.
Location: Delavan, Wisconsin
Owner: Nancy Snyder
A knack for creativity runs in the family at Wisconsin's oldest quilt shop.
Rolling into Fall
Exclusive design from: The Stitchery
Designers: Nancy Snyder and Cassidy Dodge
Fabrics: Pumpkins & Blossoms collection by Fig Tree & Co. for Moda Fabrics
Use precut 2-1/2" strips to make an enchanting autumn throw.
Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Owner: Johanna Fox
The owner of a quilt shop in a prosperous South Florida destination community has discovered a different kind of wealth with her community of customers.
Drop in the Ocean
Exclusive design from: StitchCraft
Designer: Johanna Fox
Fabrics: batiks by Hoffman California Fabrics
Make a splash with string-pieced blocks in watery blues.
Location: Rahway, New Jersey
Owner: Lisa Shepard Stewart
A New Jersey sewing and quilting studio offers a vibrant window into African textiles and provides DIY inspiration for quilts, home decor, clothing, and more.
Exclusive design from: Cultured Expressions
Designer: Lisa Shepard Stewart
Add distinction to any space with a pillow stitched from vibrant African prints.
Serendipity Quilt Shop
Location: Dagsboro, Delaware
Owner: Kathy Lewis
With a business plan as simple as "buy fabric, sell fabric," Kathy Lewis and her small-town Delaware quilt shop have found success that can only be described as, well, serendipitous.
Exclusive design from: Serendipity Quilt Shop
Designer: Barbara Hudson
Fabrics: Apple Cider collection from P&B Textiles, the Aboriginal Dot collection by Kaffe Fassett for FreeSpirit, the Idaho Prairie Star collection by Kim Diehl for Henry Glass & Co., and various Pam Buda collections for Marcus Fabrics
Snuggle under a throw made with a mash-up of star and Churn Dash blocks.
The Fabric Chic
Location: Parkville, Missouri
Owner: Cindy Farrow
Neither flood nor pandemic has prevented this riverside shop from sharing its colorful, contemporary fabrics with appreciative quilters.
Dashes & Dots
Exclusive design from: The Fabric Chic
Designers: Carolyn Short, Cindy Farrow, and
Fabrics: Entwine collection by Giucy Giuce for Andover Fabrics and Essex Yarn Dyed linen from Robert Kaufman Fabrics
Churn Dash block variations spell the shop's initials diagonally in Morse Code.
Location: Liberty, Indiana
Owners: Jeff McGuire, Megan Pohlar-McGuire, Rose and Kenny Pohlar
Rising up from the Indiana prairie is Pohlar Fabrics,
a shining star to sewers and quilters both near and far.
Exclusive design from: Pohlar Fabrics
Designer: Megan Pohlar-McGuire
Fabrics: Shabby collection by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs
Half-square triangles, strip piecing, and stitch-and-flip units combine in a quick-to-make bed quilt.
Sisters Quilt Shop
Location: Chehalis, Washington
Owners: Morgan and Tanner Moon
In the historic downtown of Chehalis, Washington, shoppers find locally owned businesses selling books, coffee, gifts, yarn, and fabric—lots and lots of fabric.
Exclusive design from: Sisters Quilt Shop
Designer: Morgan Moon
Fabrics: Secret Stash collection by Edyta Sitar for Andover Fabrics
Placement of positive and negative hourglass blocks creates movement in an easy-to-piece quilt.