I recently read in a quilt magazine, an article with reference to a Quilter's Bucket List. Quilt Stores, Quilt Museums, Quilt Shows to visit before you die.
Giving this some thought, I realized I may have already visited many on my list and decided to list them here.
QUILT STORES (famous or favorite)
Hancock's of Paducah, Paducah KY
Lolly's Fabric and Quilts, Shipshewana, IN
Yoder Department Store and Fabrics, Shipshewanna, IN
Cotton Club, Boise, ID
Fabric Depot, Portland OR
Stitchin Post, Sisters, OR
Charlotte's Sew Natural, Newton, KS
Sarah's Fabrics, Lawrence, KS
Prairie Flower, Alden, KS
Houston International Quilt Festival (Texas)
Paducah Quilt Show (Kentucky)
Sister's Outdoor Quilt Show (Oregon)
The National Quilt Museum (Paducah, KY)
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (Golden, CO)
International Quilt Study Center (Lincoln, NE)
Still hoping to visit:
Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
Lancaster Cultural History Museum, Lancaster, PA
Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum, Lancaster PA
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell MA
Great Lakes Quilt Center East Lansing, MI
Of course there is also a Bucket List of quilts yet to make.
"Quilts are like hugs from the ones you love" "Quilting is cheap therapy"
"Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a hell of alot of fabric"
"A quilted bouquet of vivid shades, colored with love
that never fades"