Jan. 23 is Local Quilt Shop Day
Last updated 1/19/2021 at 3:39pm
In recognition of the importance of independent quilt shops to local economies, Gov. Jared Polis has proclaimed Jan. 23 Local Quilt Shop Day. This holiday was first established by the Fabric Shop Network, a trade association that represents over 5,000 local quilt shop owners globally. The network encourages the public to take Local Quilt Shop Day as an opportunity to visit local quilt shops in person or online.
Quilts combine function and artwork in a unique way, and as historians and quilting fans have noted, they play an interesting part of American history. The Homestead National Monumen...