Texas—Big, Bigger, Biggest. We all know that Texas is known for liking things big, and quilting is no exception. There are literally hundreds of quilting events, quilt guilds and quilt shops in Texas. Browse the Texas quilt directory below to see for yourself. One fun adventure for those who love quilts is a visit to the Texas Quilt Museum. The museum is housed in two historic 1890’s buildings in the central Texas town of LaGrange. Enjoy the Colorado River while traveling to the museum. Once there, you will enjoy over 10,000 square feet of quilt galleries. It’s like going to a quilt show, but you can take all the time you like to enjoy the quilts!
The Lone Star quilt pattern is rumored to have emerged just before the fall of the Alamo in 1836, and became an important symbol of the state. It is likely one of the most recognizable quilt patterns in the America’s. The design is also known by many other names, but Texans call it the Lone Star quilt after their state nickname. The star has traditionally been made with muted colors that symbolize the southwest, but has been shown in bright or dark colors as well. Many Texans proudly display their Texas Star quilts that have been passed down through family history.
Bring your family, and they won’t run short on things to do in Texas. The state boasts history as one of it’s greatest natural resources. Teas offers more than 13,000 State Historical Markers commemorating everything from the Alamo to grand old mansions, sacred burial grounds, and frontier forts. You will also find beaches, ranches and rodeos, all types of outdoor adventures, shopping, sports, and lots of culture.
Enter your trip route and plan all of your quilt stops along the way. Browse the quality Texas quilt shops below --you can’t go wrong with the most trusted source of quilt shops. Texas awaits your visit in a big way!
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