Missouri Star recently held a Shop Owners Retreat to allow owners to visit Hamilton and see the changes it has undergone in the past few years! MSQC has been expanding and opening more store fronts and we wanted to share our story and these exciting times with others just like us!
While here, shop owners had the chance to look around town, network with one another, participate in a Barn Quilt Blocks painting class, attend a Jenny Trunk Show as well as have a round table BYB (Build Your Business) discussion with Al Doan!
Of course, Jenny painted the Missouri Star Quilt Block! Does’t it look great on the side of her house? 🙂
We loved this Bear Paw barn quilt block that Jan Heddinger from Des Moines made!
Jenny did one of her amazing trunk shows for the retreaters and focused on ways these shop owners can teach some great tricks and tips to their own local shop customers. It was such a fun night!
The retreat team set up these tables of MSQC products to show the shop owners some fun ways to display quilting products for sale! Did you know that some local quilt shops carry MSQC products? Click HERE to find a wholesaler near you!
If your interested in attending an MSQC retreat, click HERE for more information!
We had such a blast at Quiltcon earlier this month in Austin, Texas! Jenny and Natalie were there with our new ModBLOCK Magazine and there was such an amazing display of textile art that would’ve just blown you away!
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We had so much fun seeing so many of the industry’s amazing powerhouses, like Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Vanessa Vargas Wilson (Crafty Gemini), Lynne Hagmeier, Cindy and Jina from Riley Blake Designs and so many more!! We would’ve loved to get photos with everyone! 🙂
One of the best things about a convention like this is that Jenny gets to see so many of the people who watch her tutorials on YouTube. She loves getting to sign books and just visit with all of you who seek her out.
While there, Amy Ellis, fabric designer and ModBLOCK Contributor, interviewed Jenny and included it in her podcast, Quiltcast, so go have a listen!
Thank you to all of you who made it such an amazing experience for us! We can’t wait until next year!!
**Next year’s Quiltcon will be in Pasadena, California and you can find all the information at quiltconwest.com.