ABQ has been open at our new location at 15 Centre St. West in Strathroy since late April, but on Thursday, June 2, 2022, we celebrated the move to this much larger space with a grand re-opening.
Guess the Block contest
We had a contest to “guess the block” seen on the front of our building.
Carol MacDonald was the winner of the contest. The answer is the aptly named Prosperity Block. She found it in her copy of the Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns, which is a reference for all known quilt blocks in the world.
Here she is with her prize, a fat quarter pack.
A pro shows us how to sew in comfort and avoid fatigue
Dr. Brooke with her hints for posture while sewing. She showed us some really useful ideas for stretching out our backs and necks.
Nathan from Violet’s stopped by
Nathan from Violet’s of Strathroy, a neighboring shop.
Violet’s is a women’s boutique focused on upscale fashion.
Plenty of treats for everyone
Our goody table.
Visit us and take a class
We hope you’ll drop in to see us when you’re in the area. Our store is fully stocked with everything you need for sewing projects large and small, from quilts and bags to home decor and garments.
We sell Baby Lock sewing machines, patterns designed by Brenda Miller and others, a wide range of fabrics, ABQ brand zippers, a variety of quality threads, and a selection of notions. Most of what we sell is also available online.
With our larger space we have more room for classes. View classes on this page in chronological order or see our calendar.
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