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Thread: The Big Barn in Pennsylvania

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    Question The Big Barn in Pennsylvania

    Hi Everyone

    My friends and I are going to the AQS quilt show in Lancaster Pennsylvania next week. It is quite a drive, about 8 hours from Ottawa, Ontario Canada. I was told that there is quite a quilt store called the Big Barn that opens only during the Show and the prices are incredible. Would anyone know where to find this Big Barn store?

    Thanks.

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    Hopefully you are staying for a few days. Lancaster has alot of quilt shops that are a must. All of them close by 5pm daily and are not open on Sundays. Sauders, Zooks, Weavers, Obies, Burkholders are a few. I'm not sure about the Big Barn though.
    Miz Kyp aka Margie

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    I don't know of it, but you can bet I'll be looking- right along with you!
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    So wish I was headed to the show, sigh someday.
    Quilt outside of the box!

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    Have fun. Wish I was going.
    Wayne & Gabriele, the married quilters.

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    I hope you have a great time! Someday I'll get there. I have only been to Lancaster once, and at the time I was NOT a quilter!!!!! Have been wanting get back since. The group of quilting gals I quilt with are talking about doing a Lancaster trip next year so we have time to plan it. Probably won't go in March as one of the gals is a teacher and we want to do it when she is either on vacation or out for the summer.
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    I went on a trip there a few years ago - what a fantastic experience - all the prices are really low compared to here in the UK - fortunately I booked extra baggage allowance!!!!

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    I go to Lancaster several times a year, but this is my first time going to the shows. I've never heard of the Big Barn, but now I'll just have to follow this post so I can get the scoop!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Notimetoquilt View Post
    Hi Everyone

    My friends and I are going to the AQS quilt show in Lancaster Pennsylvania next week. It is quite a drive, about 8 hours from Ottawa, Ontario Canada. I was told that there is quite a quilt store called the Big Barn that opens only during the Show and the prices are incredible. Would anyone know where to find this Big Barn store?

    Thanks.
    There are 3 shows in Lancaster: AQS (convention center), Lancaster Quilt Show (Continental Inn, free admission, about 4miles from the convention center), and The Host Hotel Quilt Show (across the street from the Continental Inn). Come say hello and watch my demos at the Continental Inn. I will be in the booth for Maine-ly Sewing.

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    google it ... several choices

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