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    • Quilt Market...the fun begins!

      I'm writing from Houston, Texas, at the International Quilt Market. Did you ever wonder how quilt shops manage to have a completed quilt on the same day as the fabric arrives in the store? I always did and until Wish Upon A Quilt, I thought quilt shop owners were super fast quilters! Some may be, but for me, my market expedition starts at Sample Spree. This is a crazy event where quilt shop owners pay the vendors to shop for pre-releases of the newest fabrics so that we can get those shop samples made! That's right....we pay to go in and spend money, lots and lots of money...so that we can buy bundles of fabric in order to make shop samples. And the best part is that we get to stand in this line for hours to get in because the fabric at Sample Spree always sells out very quickly! Continue reading

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