Shops and Businesses

Here you will find interviews and portraits of shop owners and owners of other quilt and textile related businesses around the world.

Oakshott Fabrics

Oakshott Fabrics

When you think about (quilt) fabric manufacturers, the image you have is probably one of a very large company, probably with American headquarters, an enormous marketing budget and ever changing fabric lines by well-known designers. But this image couldn’t be more wrong in the case of Oakshott Fabrics based in Gloucester, UK...

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1001 Quiltstiche

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... 1001 Quiltstiche, Veronika’s online shop, offers everything necessary for handquilting: pre-printed wholecloth tops, batting, needles, quilting thread (solid coloured and variegated threads), quilt backings etc. plus an impressive selection of stencils.... (29 June 2011)

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Quilt University – Interview with Carol Miller, Co-Founder and Dean

Quilt University

Quilt University, www.quiltuniversity.com has offered online quilting classes for over 11 years. The classes offered cover all aspects of quilts and quiltmaking and most classes have organized 3-6 weekly lessons. Students can print the excellent class material from the classroom page. Interaction between the teacher and students takes place in a written forum so time zones are not an issue. Students can send pictures of work to Quilt University for publication in the classroom’s gallery... (31 March 2011)

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Jinny Beyer Studio

Jinny Beyer Studio

It is probably not necessary to introduce Jinny Beyer to you as most of you will have been familiar with her fabrics and publications for years. But did you know that there is also a shop entirely dedicated to Jinny Beyer fabric?... (2 January 2011)

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Quilthouse Purgstall, Austria

Quilthouse Purgstall

When the Quilthouse in Purgstall opened its doors in October 2004, the quilters of Lower Austria (one of the Austrian states) knew little about its owners Angelika and Josef Steinböck....

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