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Thread: Quilt Shop in a semi:

  1. #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaciqltznok
    do any of you remember the "quilt bus"????
    That sounds very interesting too. I think this is a terrific idea for people that have to travel so far for a quilt shop.

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    The quilt bus is where she got her idea from. I hope she does well as the service is certainly needed in remote areas.

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    :lol: Here in England, a 'semi' is shorthand for a 'semi-detached house' - ie, one of two houses joined to each other by a party wall, so when I read the title of your thread, I thought 'what's so strange about that?' And they say we speak the same language! :lol:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greeter Eva
    I saw something different last saturday, so thought I'd share it. I went to a small town fair & they had a "Quilt Show" & the whole bit that goes with a fair, but then they had a great big traveling semi there with a "Quilt Shop" in it. Just wondering if anyone else has seen this? This one travels around in Saskatchewan, Canada. She had beautiful fabric & lots of it. I will try & add a picture of the truck when my daughter is here to help me.
    Oh, gosh, that sounds so nice! Sounds like it would be beautiful to look into a trailer to see bolts and bolts of beautiful colours and patterns.

    I wish we had something like that here (it's 45 miles to the nearest fabric store here).

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsgranny
    What a great idea!!! I bet the price of gas sure eats up profits right now though :thumbup:
    I'm not so sure of that. The fabric in stores makes long trips by truck and so does mail order fabric, so it's built into the price of the product.

    This is just a more closely connected to how it gets to the quilter!

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