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The Quilting and Knitting Expo in Columbia, SC

May 30, 2014 by  
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The Quilting and Knitting Expo in Columbia, SC

Friday, June 27, 2014  – 9 am – 5 pm

and Saturday, June 28, 2014 – 9 am – 4 pm

Jamil Shrine Center, 206 Jamil Road, Columbia, SC 29210

$6.00 Admission (click on the $1.00 off admission coupon on our home page)

We love to do a show like the one we are preparing in Columbia!  We got the warmest welcome we have ever received from the quilters in SC.  We have the best and nicest vendors to go with the best and nicest customers.    We feel strongly about promoting small business.  Working together is the best way to succeed.  We invite you to come and spend the day with us.  You will find quilting fabrics, books, notions, and patterns.  Fiber enthusiasts will find yarns and sorts of things for knitting and felting.  If you love wool, there will be several wool vendors from which to choose.  Sewing machine and longarm machine vendors will be glad to give you test drive on any of the machines that they have in their booths.  Parking is free and there will be food available on site.  If you have any questions, please contact us at  You can also give us a call at 704-376-2531.

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The Early Bird Will Get the Worm! (or the sewing machine!)  Creative Sewing Machine Center, from Columbia has donated two machines for a drawing each day.  On Friday at 3 pm we will have a drawing for a Babylock Ellure Sewing and Embroidery Machine.

On Saturday at 3 pm, Creative Sewing Center will sponsor a drawing for a Bernina 800DL Serger.

Everyone that attends the show will get one chance to win.  However, the first 100 visitors in the door each morning will get 2 chances to win all day long.  Two chances for all the door prizes!  Two chances to win a machine.  You must be present at the 3 pm drawing to win.  You will also be entered twice to win the big gift basket at the end of the show.  Many vendors will feature an early bird special from 9am – 10am each morning.  Check the doors as you enter for posted specials.  Plan to arrive early and stay all day.

Creative Sewing Machine Center is located at 519 12th St., West Columbia, SC 29169.  803-936-1624.

Quilts of Valor will have a display of their fabulous quilts.  Stop by and see how you can get involved with this very worthwhile cause.

Food is available on site.  The proceeds from the snack bar go to the Shriner’s Hospital.  Eat lunch and help support a good cause.


Here is a list of the vendors that are participating in our first show.  More will be added as the contracts are returned.

Auntie Ju’s Quilt Shoppe from Wilmington, NC – Featuring hand-dyed wool and punch needle supplies, quilt kits, patterns and books.  Also civil war fabrics and brushed cottons.

Batting and More from Mooresville, NC featuring Quilt Batting and YLI Thread

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Variety of wools and other fabrics

The Cotton Quilt from Granite Falls, NC – Featuring quilting fabrics, notions, books and patterns.  Also all types of fabrics.

Creative Sewing Machine Center from Columbia, SC – Featuring Babylock, Bernina, and Viking Sewing Machines.  Also quilting fabrics, patterns and software.

Custom Creative Quilting from St. Matthews, SC features specially priced batting.

Dragonfly Quilt Shop from High Point, NC – featuring quilting fabrics, Wool flannel, books, patterns and kits.

Susan Edmonson Designs from Concord, NC – featuring original patterns, handmade items, embellishing threads and handmade original jewelry. Mixed media designs.  Jewelry.  Repurposed vintage pincushions.  Painter’s threads from Germany and much more….

Elaine’s Attic from Landrum, SC – featuring quilting fabrics, patterns, and notions.

Featherweight Poppy from Salisbury, NC – featuring Singer 221 and 222 Featherweights, parts and service.  Contact John at 704-639-1326 to schedule some loving care for your featherweight during the show.  He can service your machine while you shop!

Friends and Fiberworks from Asheville, NC – featuring yarn, patterns, needles, hooks, notions, finished products and kits.

 The Good Life from Jeffersonville, Ohio featuring embroidery kits, quilt patterns and kits, also fabric.

H & W Fabrics from Greer, SC – featuring fabulous fabrics from Northcott, Benartex, Red Rooster, Clothworks and Studio E.

Cherry Johnson with Thirty One Consultants from Statesville, NC featuring personalized bags to carry all quilting supplies in a stylish fashion.

Judy Lea’s Quilt Studio from Concord, NC – featuring cotton quilting fabric, batiks, embellishments, silk, books, magazines, Kaffe Fassett fabrics, art quilt supplies.

Loving Stitches from Fayetteville, NC – featuring Gammill Quilting Machines.

My Garage Art from Marietta, Ga. – featuring fabric art, buttons, beads, embellishments, original embroidery designs and one of a kind gifts. or

Nolting Longarm Machines from Evans, Ga.  featuring Nolting Longarm machines and accessories.

706-533-5184 or

North Cat-olina Quilts from Angier, NC – featuring Aurifil Thread, all 140 colors, patterns and kits by North Cat-olina quilts, fabric boxes, handmade items such as scissor keeps and needle minders.  Kelmscott Scissors.

Bonnie Ouellette with Vintage Textiles and Quilts from Seneca, SC – featuring vintage quilts, tops, blocks, crochet, embroidery, buttons, books, beads and patterns, etc.

Pappy’s Woodshop from Lexington, SC featuring wooden ruler racks and binding winders.

The Patchwork Shack from Laurel Hill, NC featuring fabrics, especially patriotic fabrics.

Pieces and Patches Quilt Shop from Lexington, SC.  Featuring all things in a full quilt shop and Janome.

Plain Jane Threads from Charlotte, NC featuring Cherrywood hand-dyed fabric, Oakshott cotton, Studio 180 Design tools and patterns, English piecing mylar shapes. or

Primrose Lane from Black Mountain, NC featuring original stitchery patterns, Valdani perle cotton and some FQ. or

Q Bee Quilts from Charlotte, NC featuring quilting fabrics, notions, books, patterns, and tools.

The Quilter’s Gallery from Cleveland, NC – featuring batiks and traditional cotton prints. or website –

Quilt Patch Fabrics from Charlotte, NC – featuring quilting fabrics, books, patterns, etc.

R & K Fur and Feathers (Karen Haggard) from Summerville, SC featuring handspun yarns from Alpaca, angora rabbit, Merino, silk, & bamboo.  Also carded and raw fibers that are ready to spin.  Also some handmade items.

Real Time Pain Relief with Sherri Stone will sooth your achy wrists and hands.

Schoolhouse Quilts from Forest City, NC – featuring quilting books, notions and fabrics.

Shakerwood Woolens from Rock Hill, SC – featuring hand-dyed wools, wool applique, patterns, books, valdani and aurifil thread and other related items.

A Stitch-n- Time, Again from Orangeburg, SC will feature Janome, quilt fabrics, notions and tools.

CF Tomchik Designs from Clemmons, NC – featuring  raku fired ceramic buttons, shawl pins, jewelry and embellishments for your quilt, sewing and knitting projects.

Twin Birch Products from Siler City, NC featuring hand crafted birch wood knitting needles, crochet hooks and other fiber art tools.  Handwoven baskets and gorgeous yarns. or

Two Star Designs from Alpharetta, Ga. featuring prefused die cut shapes fro appliqué.  We have kits a well as individual shapes to use in your own designs.  Soft Fuse is available in a variety of sizes.

Paula Woods Vintage Buttons from Clyde, NC – featuring lots and lots of buttons.

Working Hands from Dobson, NC featuring quilt patterns and fabrics.



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