Go on a virtual shop hop through the pages of Quilt Sampler™. In each issue, you'll get a peek inside 10 top quilt shops and instructions for 10 exclusive quilt projects, one from every shop.
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Golden Quilt Company • A tourist mecca nestled between Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and North and South Table Mountains boasts a quilt shop that caters to locals and visitors alike.
Flight Time • Colorful Flying Geese soar every which way on this whimsical throw quilt.
Home Ec. Workshop • When a textile lover wants a local place to shop for fabric and supplies, she opens one. Today Home Ec. Workshop offers makers a place to browse, learn, and gather.
String Together • Colorful utility quilting and ties at the intersections of the pink squares create the look of beads strung in rows.
Olde City Quilts • Antique charm and innovative thinking converge in this cozy corner of historical Burlington, New Jersey.
Cottage Cozy • Use a clever sashing method and strip-set segments to sew up this easier-than-it-looks twin-size quilt.
Stitchin’ Heaven • A little slice of quilting bliss resides in a pocket of rural Texas—and it just keeps getting bigger.
Texas Starlight • Create a throw featuring a rainbow of luminescent stars.
Buttermilk Basin • In a suburb north of Minneapolis, Buttermilk Basin is stitching together a new kind of shopping experience and offering a welcoming community for sewing enthusiasts near and far.
Patriotic Sampler • Celebrate the pageantry of the stars and stripes with a wool appliqué wall hanging.
The Quilting Bee • Fabric lovers can harvest a wealth of ideas at a barn-style gathering place designed to cultivate community.
Keeping it Cool • Ombré blocks cascade down a throw quilt inspired by the shady trails of the Pacific Northwest.
Cary Quilting Company • Julianne Walther got into the quilting business a bit backwards, as she puts it. But these days she and her shop are moving forward at breakneck speed—and customers are along for the delightful ride.
Sweet Talk • Pamper the new arrival with some delightfully tasty fusible appliqué.
All Stitched Up by Angela • A go-getter maker shares her love of creativity and pays homage to her mom at a one-of-a-kind Louisiana shop.
Rosy Disposition • Make a springtime throw with blocks reminiscent of flowers blowing in the breeze.
Mad B’s Quilt & Sew • In an Arizona city full of winter-only residents and multiple quilt stores, one shop manages to stand out brilliantly.
Mesa • Bring a taste of the Southwest to your home with this geometric table topper.
Sewlovelee • The owner of a Chesapeake Bay quilt shop curates a nautical-theme inventory that draws in locals as well as tourists.
Just Beachy • Take this throw—featuring a bottom-dwelling blue crab—to the beach, or stitch it up in memory of a trip to the shore.
BACK TO basics • Refer to these tips and techniques when you need quilting how-to information, from cutting pieces to binding and finishing your quilt.