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Bear's Paw Fabrics
2019 Quilters' Quest Shop Hop
    Congratulations, Jane, on being the
2019 Quilter’s Quest Grand Prize Winner
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As you know, Bear’s Paw hosted a book signing with David Taylor, author of Cork Wars, on October 19th.  
Thanks to everyone who attended. And thanks to Mr. Taylor—who was both charming and informative.

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Our featured Quilter's Quest book, "Cork Wars," involves three families in World War II caught up in immigration, spies and cork. It’s a story about how cork—from cork oak forests around the Mediterranean—was a big deal in the mid-20th century. When Germany cut supplies with the Atlantic blockade, cork companies and their workers got embroiled in a life-and-death geopolitical struggle. What began as a trade in bark and bottle caps quickly spun into a global drama with sabotage espionage, and profiteering. Written by Johns Hopkins University Professor, David A. Taylor

Cork is the bark of trees.  It keeps regenerating after being removed. It played a big part in WWII and Baltimore’s part in it. The best is grown in Portugal and Spain.

We are going on a Book Tour
Dive into the pages of your favorite books
for 10 Days of Fun, Friends & Prizes

2019 Quest Quilts and Quest Cuts Colors
are reminiscent of the covers of our favorite, well-read books.

     Leave the driving and Quilter's Quest details to us with a catered lunch
     It will cover a two-day bus trip to all 10 stores, meals, fun and camaraderie
     Sign up now.

Participating Shops

Artistic Artifacts
4750 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
(New Participant)
  Bear's Paw Fabrics
8812 Orchard Tree Lane
Towson, MD 21286

  Capital Quilts
15926 Luanne Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

The Crazy Cousin
4131 Plank Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
The Crabby Quilter
4 Annapolis Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Jinny Beyer Studio
776F Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066

Material Girl Quilt Boutique
6750 Crain Highway
La Plata, MD 20646
Patches Quilting & Sewing
308 South Main Street
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
The Scrappy Apple
 1206 Valley Avenue
Winchester, VA 22601
Traditions at the White Swan
16525 National Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740

All Store Hours During Quest
Monday - Saturday from 9:30am - 6:00pm
Sunday from 11:00AM - 4:00pm

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Quilt Quest 2018
Our port of call was Key West, Florida

Bears Paw Fabrics featured quilt:
Corner Block Template Download
Butterfly Applique Template Download