Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day
Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day is an annual fun celebration observed on January 26th of this year. Hope the quilt which you have bought from the local quilt shop is letting you sleep comfortably during the cold winter nights. What’s more neede to have a sound sleep and why not to celebrate a Day for the local quilt shop that made you choose the right quilt for you and your entire family? Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day is created in such a way to celebrate the quilt shoppers and thereby connect them with the fabric lovers. The Day is also for all the quilted garment of multi-layered textile.
“I like to do interior design, I love to quilt, I love to see different colours together, and I love to match things up.” – Mary J. Blige
History of Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day
There is no mention of the year from when the Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day has been in celebration. The Fabric Shop Network has introduced this celebration for the quilts to the world. However, the Day has been celebrated on the fourth Saturday of every January since the year 2015. Earlier to which this Day had been celebrated on January 24th. There is a mention that this Day is also celebrated on May 6th. The Day is also called as the Local Quilt Shop Day. It is created to raise awareness among the people about the importance of the independent quilt shops to the local economy. Both the quilt shop customers and retailers can celebrate those people who make creative quilters. The Day also supports the local quilt shops and all the sewists, fabric enthusiasts, and crafters everywhere.
Other Celebrations on January 26
January 26 is also celebrated as
- National Spouses Day
- Australia Day
- National Peanut Brittle Day
- Republic Day in India
- National Seed Swap Day
How to Celebrate Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day
Celebrating the Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day is quite a simple task. As with the name of the Day, you can you are encouraged to visit your local quilt shop to buy something new for you. Visit the local quilt shop as it is also a perfect hangout place for anyone to go with friends. If you have your own quilt shop, then conduct events on this Day to attract the customers. Those who don’t have can enter into a nearby local quilt shop to participate and enjoy the celebration. Don’t forget to share your quilt day celebration photos and views of the Day on the social media using the hashtag #VisitYourLocalQuiltShopDay.