Pins And Needles Quilt Shop Hosts Over 40 Quilters Traveling Through Chattanooga

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Pins and Needles Quilt shop hosted over 40 quilters who were making their way to the Paducah, Ky. AQS Quilt Show.

The ladies are from the Southern Stitches Quilt Shop which is in an outlying Georgia town. The ladies were thrilled with their stop in Chattanooga. They were warmly welcomed by the shop owner and staff, offering discounts, refreshments and treat bags. The quilters stocked up on fabrics, notions and gift items.

Many commented they will be back and they will definitely be planning a return trip to Chattanooga, especially when the AQS Show arrives in September.


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