A Local Quilt Shop – Patched Works Inc.

Yesterday we took a little road trip up to Milwaukee, WI to visit some friends. It's about a two hour drive, so I had a chance to make quite a few hexies along the way. Before we headed home we took a quick detour to check out Patched Works Inc. in Elm Grove, WI. The shop is located along a really cute street full of little shops. The shop was a lot bigger than I was expecting, I just kept finding more rooms. I didn't have a ton of time to look through all the fabric but I was really impressed with the selection. The room by the cash register ... Read More

A Local Quilt Shop – Quilters Quest in Woodridge, IL

The other day I was looking at the Cotton & Steel website and saw that a quilt shop nearby carried their fabrics. I have loved looking at the photos online and really wanted to see the fabrics in person, so yesterday morning I headed over to Quilters Quest to check them out. I brought Evie and Mira along, we stopped by on our way to the zoo. Evie wasn't thrilled about the pit stop and it didn't help that they were testing the fire alarm. There was also an enormous St. Bernard (Evie is terrified of dogs) and so I spent the majority of the trip browsing with Mira ... Read More