Bilbao Fabric Shop

Fabric Lover’s Tourist Trap

By Mech | April 28, 2018

“You have two hours to explore the Old Town.  Find lunch, wander and meet back here.” Not a bad thing to hear on a beautiful Spring day in any European city shopping district! We happened to be in Bilbao, Spain.  … Read More

Gold Kreinik Thread leaves

“But what thread do you use?”

By Mech | April 18, 2018

Vending at a quilt show has different shopping perils than attending a quilt show.  Attendees have the opportunity to peruse all the booths.  Vendors grab a glance at whatever booths they pass on a tear to the restroom.  While I … Read More

Barcelona Overall

Quilt, Quilt and Quilt

By Mech | February 19, 2018

The great vocabulary confusion for New quilters and experienced quilt product vendors alike.  What do you think “Quilt” means?

Perfect Borders and the Rubber Duck

By Mech | February 19, 2018

I’m minding my own business, working at a booth in Houston, when this flannel Rubber Ducky fabric in the booth across the aisle starts waving at me.  Eventually, I went over to introduce myself and this super cute fabric introduced … Read More