Quilt House hosts hundreds at featured shop celebration
September 30, 2004
Between 300 and 400 people attended a Sept. 25 celebration in honor of the Quilt House being a featured shop in “Quilt Sampler” magazine.
The Quilt House was one of 10 shops featured in “Better Homes & Gardens” special quilting publication.
Ann Carpenter won a Bernina 135 sewing machine at the celebration and Coni Coffman won a Bernina 700D serger.
Owners Janet and Gary Pierce thanked their suppliers for providing prizes for the celebration at the store, located at 1328 N. Highway 395, No. 105, in Gardnerville.
“Some of our suppliers, like Moda, E.E. Schenck Co., Checkers Distributors, Ergomonic Advantage, Benertex, QRI and OESD helped make dozens of our customers very happy with the donated prizes and help make our celebration day an all-day giveaway event,” said Gary Pierce. “A special thank you to The Record-Courier, Channel 8 News and the Reno Gazette-Journal for giving us such great attention and getting the word out about this honor and our celebration day.”
The television station covered the event for the evening news.