The Art of Quilting: Crafting Communities and Celebrating Creativity in Statesville

Last Updated 2/7/2024In Discover Statesville - The Show

Ever wondered what it takes to stitch together a festival that draws thousands while keeping the heart and soul of a cozy quilting circle? That's exactly what our guests Cindy Page and Patti Klein, the quilt-savvy founders of the Quilters Gallery, have managed to do with the Quilting and Needle Art Extravaganza in Statesville. In this heartwarming conversation, they unravel their transition from a local fabric shop to the creators of a bustling event where sewing machines hum and fabrics dazzle. They don't just stop at organizing; they're also fiercely dedicated to teaching the craft through monthly classes, ensuring the quilting community continues to grow, one Crown Royal bag quilt at a time. :)

Strap on your pin cushion and prepare to be inspired by the patchwork of stories from quilt shows across the nation, where small business owners and crafters converge to celebrate their passion. We'll explore the phenomenon of 'shop hops', the careful choreography behind vendor placement, and the magnetic pull of rare materials and equipment that makes quilters' hearts beat faster. Whether you're a hobbyist looking for the next addition to your stash or a veteran quilter on the hunt for the latest gadgetry, this episode stitches together the vibrant, interconnected world of quilting, where every thread counts and every story matters. Join us for a foray into the fabric of this fascinating community, with Cindy and Patti guiding us through every loop and swirl.

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Whether you are a resident or a visitor, this show is your ultimate guide to all things that make Statesville great. You're invited to come along on this immersive journey as Discover Statesville brings you closer to the heart of our vibrant town. Be prepared to be entertained, inspired, and enlightened each week as Richard and Cindy share their passion for all things Statesville.

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