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ScruffyQuilts is an online quilt store providing fabric, kits, patterns and books.

Over 10 years ago, I became obsessed with quilting. For most of my life, I had equated quilting with muted, conservative fabrics. One day, someone at work organized a group baby quilt. Each of us was to work on our own square and I was willing to suffer through it for the sake of my co-worker, who I really liked. However, when I arrived at the quilt shop, I was completely transported by the stunning variety of colors and prints and endless possibilities of quilt patterns. After a period of time, my husband wryly commented that it would probably save us money if I had my own quilt shop. Little did he realize I would take him at his word. Right around that time, we adopted a Jack Russell mix puppy and decided to name him Scruffy. He was quite the focus of the family and so my son suggested naming the new…

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  • Joined July 12, 2008

About

ScruffyQuilts is an online quilt store providing fabric, kits, patterns and books.

Over 10 years ago, I became obsessed with quilting. For most of my life, I had equated quilting with muted, conservative fabrics. One day, someone at work organized a group baby quilt. Each of us was to work on our own square and I was willing to suffer through it for the sake of my co-worker, who I really liked. However, when I arrived at the quilt shop, I was completely transported by the stunning variety of colors and prints and endless possibilities of quilt patterns. After a period of time, my husband wryly commented that it would probably save us money if I had my own quilt shop. Little did he realize I would take him at his word. Right around that time, we adopted a Jack Russell mix puppy and decided to name him Scruffy. He was quite the focus of the family and so my son suggested naming the new business ScruffyQuilts. The rest is history. (I should point out that Scruffy is not allowed anywhere near the fabric, which is maintained in a completely separate area of our smoke-free home).

www.scruffyquilts.com

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