Saturday, July 28, 2007
The Sugar Pine Quilt Shop
The Sugar Pine Quilt Shop was a big hit!! It has two floors of fabric, notions, and their own patterns and kits. It is located not far from Calgary, about 80 km west, just off of the TransCanada highway. It has a beautiful setting of the mountain off in the distance behind the town.
As you can see I bought quite an assortment of fabric. The lovely jewel tone fat quarter bundle to go with my butterfly fabric. A bunch of hand dyed fabric and some odds and ends. I love the bandana fabric, maybe I need to start collecting that now - LOL!! I have seen some really cute quilts though made with bandana fabric! Belem had made one recently that is so simple and sets off the bandanas so well -- Now I seem to have gone off on in a completely different direction.......
I bought two of their patterns as well - the "Zinneaus in a Vase" (which is a kit and includes lovely dyed fabric) and the "Irises" - which is just the pattern. They threw a big stack of fat quarters into my bag for free when I paid - a nice collection of plaids. I was thrilled with that.
They had a huge selection of hand dyed and commercial dyed fabric. And a huge selection of patterns and kits. Beautiful kits of the Rocky Mountains. The website is well worth looking at. They also offer a Quilting Conference - with one coming up in January that looks quite interesting.
Next stop -- the Rose Cottage in Cranbrook.