About Our Shop
I fell in love with quilting in 1996. At that time, I was making and selling different types of fabric craft items and selling them. One day, as I was out scouting for fabric, I happened upon a quilt store and the rest is history.
Entering the store was like stepping into a fantasyland – the quilts, the patterns, books and tools were fabulous and certainly not a thing like the quilts I had grown up with. My mom and grandmother were quilters but modern quilts are very different – not better, just different.
I signed up for some classes and was simply hooked. I couldn’t get enough. I went to work in a quilt store and kept taking classes. And, of course, I started working on my ‘stash’.
In 1999 I started to design some of my own quilts and teaching classes. This is the part of quilting I like the most. And my secret love is Folk Art and hand applique. I enjoy making each quilt and pattern. I hope you enjoy them also!
After we moved to Southern Utah in 2001, I continued to quilt and design. And I went to work in a local quilt store. One of the prerequisites of the move was that there was a decent quilt store in town.
In 2005, with a skeptical husband in tow, I opened Scrap Apple Quilts. Don is not a quilter but has become very familiar with the quilting world. He loves the quilts I make and has photographed many of them for me. Now, he laughs when women talk about their ‘stash’ and says that I have the biggest stash of all; I traded in pieces of fabric for whole bolts. He is my greatest supporter.
Owning a store has cut down on my own piecing and design time but I love it and if you’re in Southern Utah or come this way, drop in and see us.
Sorry, there are no classes scheduled for Scrap Apple Quilts at this time.