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Traveling South to Florida from Michigan quilt shops I have to visit

Old 02-17-2015, 07:08 AM
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Cool Traveling South to Florida from Michigan quilt shops I have to visit

Hi Everyone I tried searching for quilt shops in the south and I know they are a couple have to visit shops.
I should have saved them but never anticipated that I would be able to go to any of them. Well we are driving from Michigan to Florida in early March and I would love to visit some of your favorite shops. I have been a member for a long time and have learned so much and enjoyed the beauty of your quilts. I still consider myself a beginner, but my fabric stash would say otherwise.lol
Thanks for your suggestions .
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Old 02-17-2015, 07:25 AM
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https://www.fabricartshop.com/ Here is a link for the fabric store in Lake City, Fl. It is very easy to find coming off of I 75. great fabric and sweet people.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:53 AM
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Went on mapquest and looks like your trip would be 3 1/2 hours longer detouring to Paducah, KY. I vote for that. On my bucket list of places to visit!
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:55 AM
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Balagna5- if you go near the Clearwater Beaches across from Tampa Bay there is a very well know quilting shop on US17 and SR 580 in Dunedin called " Rainbows End " . Well worth a visit and quite close the Countryside Mall area which is also on SR580 in Clearwater, Fl.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:50 AM
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Check out "The County Register" it's online and in quilt shops by state once you get into a state. It has lots of shops listed and shop hops that may be going on. What I like about it, is that you are guaranteed that the shops are still in business if they are advertising. If you're getting to the FL panhandle, I recommend A & E Pharmacy in Pensacola and Quilting by the Bay in Panama City.
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Old 02-17-2015, 11:17 AM
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happy apple in palm harbor another one in maitland
if you going 175 fabric shack waynesille ohio

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Old 02-17-2015, 11:22 AM
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I guess it depends on your route. If you are going through Pensacola, fl. A&E Drugs on New. Warrington (yes I know - sounds weird but they have a huge quilting department). Otherwise, I second the Fabric Art show in Lake City or the Sewing Studio in Maitland fl.
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Old 02-17-2015, 12:24 PM
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A Scarlet Thread is off I-75 at exit 221 below Atlanta. There are several shops in Knoxville close to the interstate. Sewing Machines Etc, Mamaw's Thimble, and Gina's Bernina are the biggest.
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Old 02-17-2015, 01:40 PM
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Midsouth sewing is also in Knoxville just east of west town mall just off 40/75
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Old 02-17-2015, 04:47 PM
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If you travel near Shipshewana, IN there are several quilt shops there that are worth visiting - visit Lollies and Yoder's dept store. Also in nearby Middlebury there's a store called the Pumpkinvine.
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