After the closure last year of the Poulbso quilt shop Heirloom Quilts, us locals felt a void. Fortunately, along came Beatrice Marx who opened a beautiful new store, The Quilt Shoppe, is located at 19020 Front Street in a delightful old house. Beatrice opened the store on 28th November, 2014. She originally hails from Normandy and came to the States 17 years ago. She lived in Seattle and then three years ago, moved to Poulsbo.
Beatrice sewed from an early age, making her clothing and doing embroidery. A quilting friend who had visited the USA persuaded her to try quilting and she became hooked immediately. Beatrice has a business background and is excited to be applying this to her quilting passion. The store is warm and inviting and has several rooms to explore. There is an area to sit at a table and browse the books and patterns and of course plenty of bolts of fabric.
In a room tucked away in the back, there is a great array of solids and this cheerful pirate quilt designed by Beatrice, Ahoy Pirates!, caught my attention. The pattern for this and several others designed by Beatrice are available at the store.
If you are in Poulsbo, do check out this store and Beatrice will be happy to welcome you.