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The Quilted Crow
626 Main Street

Bolton, MA 

USA 01740


Toll Free:
866-266-9104
Local: 978-266-9102

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If you're in the area, please stop by and visit us!  The Quilted Crow, owned by Sue Loring, started business as an online store in 2000. The physical storefront, now located in the quaint town of Bolton, MA, opened in Boxborough, MA in 2002. The shop specializes in high quality fabrics including over 3,000 bolts of reproduction, flannels, homespuns, seasonal, batiks, Japanese, 1930's, children's, brights and 100% wool as well as books, patterns and notions. We feature a large selection of block-of-the-month programs and kits. 
We offer over 200 classes & clubs each year, including quilting, needle felting, punchneedle, embroidery, rug hooking and wool applique. 

The Quilted Crow was a Featured Shop in the Fall 2004 Edition of "Quilt Sampler". 
Our friendly staff is eager to serve and inspire you to design and create a family heirloom that will be loved for generations.

The Quilted Crow - where crows nest and quilters gather.

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626 Main Street, Bolton, MA 01740

Rt 495 to Exit 27

Take Rt 117 West to Bolton
Travel 1/2 Mile

We are on the left.

Click here to see us on Google Maps

SEE YOU SOON!!


 

 Tuesday thru Friday 10am to 5pm

Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 12noon to 4pm 

CLOSED Monday

Shop Phone Number: 978-266-9102

Online customers call: 866-266-9104

Shoppe History

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The Quilted Crow was launched as "The Quilted Garden", an on-line shop in July of 1999 - starting out with 50 items in inventory.  Wendy Daugherty started the business out of her love for quilting, but in 2001, with 5 active sons and a very successful growing business, Wendy decided to sell and focus her time on her family.  So in April of 2001, Wendy sold the on-line business to Marianne Kennedy.

In November of 2002 Marianne opened up the "brick and mortar" part of the shop in Boxborough MA adjacent to a tea shop . . . what could go better than "tea and quilts"?  She changed the name to "The Quilted Crow" to reflect her love of folk art.  Unfortunately, the tea shop closed September 2009.  
But, fortunately for us, and for you, we quickly took over that space and have doubled the size of The Quilted Crow!


Marianne decided to sell The Quilted Crow so that she could spend more time with her family and in July of 2006, Donna Ellis and Linda Ficaro purchased The Quilted Crow.

In May of 2007 Sue Loring joined with Donna Ellis to form a new partnership.  Since then, The Quilted Crow has grown in size and reputation to be known as a place of learning and inspiration for many quilters and needle work enthusiasts alike.

As of January 2011, Sue became the sole owner of The Quilted Crow.  

On December 1, 2015, The Crow moved to its new home at 626 Main Street in Bolton, MA. Our new location is bigger and brighter with a larger classroom. We look forward to many years of inspiration with the help of our excellent staff and some of the most talented teachers in New England. Our goal is to help you create works of art and family heirlooms that will bless family and friends for generations.
Sue
AQS Show, Paducah, KY

Sue & Rick
Rick, Sue & Buddy

Sue's Story

The charming warmth of quilts always attracted me and I envied those families who possessed such heirlooms. In 1997 I realized I had more time to myself as my son became more independent.  I stumbled across HGTV's Simply Quilts and convinced a friend to take a beginner quilt class with me. The obsession birthed and grew quickly with every quilt show and shop hop I could find!

At the urging of my quilt teacher, I joined one quilt guild and then a second...and third!  (Once per month wasn't enough!)  Family vacations always included side trips to local quilt shops, much to my son's dismay! My husband, Rick, feeds my addiction on a regular basis seeking out new shops for me to explore where ever we go. He's a keeper!!!!!!! (The key is to feed him well while traveling!)

Becoming an employee of The Quilted Crow in January 2006 was such a thrill! It wasn't work at all! (And to think I got PAID for it too!!!) Life was good! 
The wonderful customers and friends that visit me at work make it most enjoyable.

Donna's invitation to team up with her was an exciting thought. Rick's strong support for this next step of my life made the decision even more enticing. 
It's wonderful to be able to work at something I am so passionate about! 

Now that I am the sole owner of 'The Crow', Rick, my soul mate and best friend, spends as much time as he can helping out and providing daily encouragement.

Why Folk Art?
While we feel a strong love for folk art, for its connection to our American heritage, and as an art form which represents generations who "learned at the knee", during the past few years, we have broadened our palette to include batiks, flannels, homespuns, brights and more contemporary fabrics and projects.

We offer fabrics, quilt patterns, block-of-the-month-kits, punchneedle supplies, needle felting supplies, wool projects, and kits galore in a wide range of tastes. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff is available to assist and encourage you with your special projects.

Sue, Rick & Team Crow


Come Meet our Amazing Staff

Rose
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Rose's gifts include over 25 years of quilting, knitting, designing, wool applique and teaching.
She is our Block-of-the-Month and Kit Coordinator and oversees our shipping department.

Janet

Janet is a helpful shoppe clerk with a passion for
needle work
and rug hooking, also teaching our
Punchneedle Embroidery Class and Club.
Skip
Skip
Skip is an experienced shoppe clerk who has been stitching since the age of six!
She loves traditional applique, Sue Spargo
stitching and teaches our Embroidery Club.
Maureen
Maureen
Maureen maintains The Crow website, keeping it updated and fresh. Her talents include quilting, and wool applique, often designing her own projects.
Buddy
April 2000-January 2013
Buddy
Buddy will be remembered as everyone's
favorite greeter who welcomed customers
with a wag and a smile and his eagerness
to share a meal with all who were willing.
Jeanne
Jeanne
Jeanne moderates our Jo's Little Women's Club,
shares her expertise as a shoppe clerk, helps maintain our website, facebook page and teaches at The Crow. She has over 25 years of quilting experience.

Lynn
Emily
Lynn enhances The Crow as a shoppe clerk and teacher with over 30 years experience. Her passions include Art Quilts, fabric dying and journaling.
Suzanne
Linda
Suzanne is our Shipper at The Crow often helping out as a shoppe clerk.
She fills her spare time with quilting,
knitting and gardening.
Stephanie
Jeanne
Stephanie is a shoppe clerk and is eager to help you. She also cuts and prepares our kits. Quilting has become her passion in her spare time.

Cheryl

Allison
Cheryl serves as a shoppe clerk,
enjoys quilting, wool applique & needlefelting.



MaryLou

Mary Lou
MaryLou helps cut Crow kits and packages them. She is an accomplished quilter,
enjoys crocheting, cross stitching
and making greeting cards.

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