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Downtown quilt stroll underway

Posted on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 5:43 pm

Downtown Quilt Stroll --

Carol Foster (at left) and Carolyn Caudle, representing Fayetteville Main Street, pause for a photo in front of Sir’s Fabrics, one of 32 downtown businesses displaying a total of 58 quilts in this year's Quilt Stroll which continues through July 4.

Fayetteville Main Street invites you to the 2013 Downtown Quilt Stroll now through the Fourth of July.

“Come stroll the streets of downtown Fayetteville,” Carol Foster, director of Fayetteville Main Street, said, inviting everyone to view the quilts on display in Fayetteville’s downtown business windows.

“You will be able to observe the art of quilters while viewing their creations. Quilts handed down from generation to generation will be displayed, along with quilts recently made.”

A Quilt Stroll brochure to guide you as you read about the quilts will be available in all participating businesses.

Some 58 quilts are displayed in 32 businesses: Access Realty, Ashby Hardware, Bagley and Bagley Insurance, Beautiful Me, Bits & Pieces, Bolles Realty and Auction,

Carter’s Drug Store, Draperies Galore, Edward Jones Investment, Fayetteville Main Street, First Family Mortgage, Heather Clemons Photography, Ivy Wreath Florist & Gifts, James Kidd, Attorney, J.P. Richardson & Son Real Estate, Lawson’s Department Store, Magnolia Antique Mall, Massey Van Realty & Auction, Merle Norman Cosmetics

Norman’s Furniture, O’Houlihans Restaurant, Parks Jewelry Store, Pet Paradise, Pretty Discoveries, Access Realty, Primrose Place Event Center, Sir’s Fabrics, Sissy’s Antiques, Sugar Shack, The ART Teacher, The Book Inn, The Tigress and Thompson Building.

“A very special thanks to all quilters, quilt owners, building/business owners and for everyone participating in the 2013 Quilt Stroll,” added Foster. “Remember while strolling around the square, visit the restaurants and shops. Shop Fayetteville first.”