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Black Forest Quilt Guild's Library

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Quilt, Sewing and Fabric Stores (brick and mortar)

In the Stuttgart Area

Birgit's Shop - PatchCom
Address:
Birgit Klein
Karlstr. 22
71101 Schönaich
Tel. 07031-682145
Fax 07031/657665
Hours:
Tues & Wed: 9.00-12.00
Thurs & Fri: 15.00-18.00
Sat: 10.00-13.00
Notes:
http://www.patchcom.de/
Directions from Patch:
Exit Patch Barracks, turn left to get on Autobahn A831 to Sindelfingen (1st left at light). Stay on A 831 to Sindelfingen/Böblingen. Exit toward Schönaich. At first light after exiting, turn left. You will be heading to Panzer Kaserne. Stay on this road past Panzer. At first traffic circle past Panzer, turn right. Turn right on 'In den Bergen'. Turn left on Karlstraße. Shop is on the left at the intersection.
Nähmaschinen Löhle
Address:
Robert Löhle
Melonenstr. 28
70619 Stuttgart - Riedenberg
Tel. 0711-471168
Hours:
Mon-Fri: 15.00-18.00 or call for an appointment
Notes:
http://www.naehmaschinen.org/
Ernst Beck Textile
Address:
Riedericherstr. 80
72766 Reutlingen
Tel. 07127-8160
Fax 07127-816110
Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10.00-12.00
Sat: 9.00-12.00
Notes:
http://www.gardinenbeck.de/l
Produktions und Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH. Mainly drapery fabrics, some cotton. (fabrics are 3m in width)
Gussy Goose
Address:
Patch Barracks
Stuttgart
Tel. 0711-6805270
Hours:
Tues-Sat: 11.00-18.00
Thurs: 12.00-19.00
Notes:
Fabric, craft items, and decorative items.
Heidelberg's Arts & Crafts
Address:
Patton Barracks
Clark Ave. Bldg 104
Heidelberg
Hours:
Wed-Sat: 10.00-20.00
Notes:
Very large fabric selection, also large selection of other craft items.
Directions From Patch:
Get on 831 Autobahn to München. Stay on A8 to Karlsruhe, Pforzheim. Go 65 KM (38 miles) about 35 minute and take A5 at Karlsruhe.
After another 108 km (67 miles), take Exit 38 to 535 "Heidelberg/Leimen". On 535, go straight through 4 traffic lights - then turn Right at the 5th light.
You are now at the security area and have to drive through a building to get on base. Once through the security check, turn left and then go through the parking lot on the right to make you way to Clark Ave. There are lots of one way streets and these directions may change.
Hilco Textil Haus
Address:
Firma Scholtz
Max-Eyth-Str. 3
Echterdingen
Tel. 0711-7973890
Hours:
Mon: 9.00-18.00
Fri: 9.00-18.00
Sat: 9.00-13.00
Notes:
http://www.hilco.de/
Wonderful fabrics, some notions, in one of the rooms upstairs, they used to sell remnants from a firm that made bed sheets, sold by weight and beautiful 100% cotton. There is a garage outside in the parking lot where they, sometimes, have fabrics on sale. This shop has a wide variety of all types of fabrics: costume, curtain, clothing and cotton. There are also notions and clothing patterns.
Take Autobahn A8 toward München. Take exit #51, B27 south, toward Leinfelden-Echterdingen. Take the 1st exit off B27 to Leinfelden. At the 1st light, take a right. Take the 1st left onto Dieselstrasse. Take the 1st left again onto Max-Eyth-Str., Hilco is on the right. The sale fabrics are in a garage on the left. There is limited parking.
Karstadt
Address:
Downtown Stuttgart, on Königstraße.
Hours:
Notes:
Les Tissus
Address:
Colbert
Sophienstrasse 41
70178 Stuttgart
Tel. 0711-6142732
Hours:
Notes:
http://www.lestissuscolbert.com/
They have decorator's fabric. Fabric from 1,40 to 2,80 m
*Limon
Address:
Collegiumsgasse 4
72070 Tübingen
Tel. 07071-253352
Hours:
Mon-Fri: 09.30-18.30
Sat: 09.30-14.00
Notes:
http://www.limon-tuebingen.de/
French fabric, soaps, and bath products.
Nadel und Faden
Address:
Ursula Schultz-Schwanitz
Brählesgasse 4
70372 Stuttgart (Bad Cannstatt)
Tel./Fax: 0711-5090328
Hours:
Tues: 09.00-12.30
Wed-Fri: 09.00-12.30, 14.30-18.00
Sat: 09.00-13.30
Notes:
E-mail: uschi.schwanitz@gmx.de
Nähmaschinen Roederer
Address:
Ludwig-Pfau-Str. 20 (near Hölderlinplatz)
70176 Stuttgart
Tel. 0711-6150452
Hours:
Hours vary. Call ahead first.
Notes:
www.s-line.de/homepages/naehmaschinen-roederer/
Notions. Repairs and tunes up all sewing machines, including 110V machines.
Sue's Quilt Shop
Address:
Susanne Fröschle
Herrenberger Str. 24
71126 Herrenberg - Nebringen
Tel. 07032-957132
Fax 07032-957133
Hours:
Call for opening hours, please!
Notes:
http://www.suesquiltshop.de/
Get on the A81 Stuttgart-Singen. You'll pass Böblingen-Sindelfingen and go on to Herrenberg. Exit the A81 at #28, Herrenberg-Gültstein (after the tunnel). Turn to the left in direction to Herrenberg city. At the traffic light, turn left in direction to Gültstein. Then go straight through the two "circular crossings" in Gültstein, in direction to Gäufelden. Stay on that road until you reach another circular crossing. Use the 3rd exit (3/4 turn in the circle) to Gäufelden. Stay on that road, exit to Gäufelden-*Nebringen*, turn right and follow that road straight into the village, until the road makes a sharp turn to the left, *but* turn RIGHT at that intersection. This is the road where you find the little shop on the right side, Susanne speaks english very well. She has many special notions and rare things - take a look also in her Online-Shop.
Patchwork Atelier
Address:
"Im Güterbahnhof" Monika Dobler
Rosenstr. 40
73614 Schorndorf
Tel. 07181-23309
Hours:
Tues-Fri: 09.00-12.00, 14.00-18.00
Sat: 09.00-12.00
Notes:
http://www.patchworkatelier-dobler.de/ (under construction!)
Take B14 (the tunnel) through Stuttgart to B29 toward Schorndorf Stadtmitte. In Schorndorf, go straight through the 1st roundabout. Go straight through the 2nd roundabout (under railroad tracks). Take the 1st Left onto Lange Strasse. Then, take the 1st left onto Künkelinstraße. The Güterbahnhof is straight ahead. Get into right hand lane to turn right and into parking lot. The store is on the far right end of building. Limited parking available.
Quilt-Kompass
Address:
Erika Roth
Adenauerplatz 7
71522 Backnang
Tel. 07191/899183
Fax 07191/899184
Hours:
Tues, Thurs, Fri: 09.00-18.00
Wed, Sat: 09.00-12.00
Notes:
Fabrics, notions and offers courses in patchwork techniques. These classes are offered on Mondays when the shop is closed. The owner speaks English very well.
Stoffe und Patchwork
Address:
Heidi Lohner
Galgengasse 11
91541 Rothenburg / o.T.
Tel. 09861/92793
Hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 10.00-12.00, 13.30-18.00
Wed: 10.00-12.00
Sat: 10-13.30
Notes:
http://www.Patchworkladen.de/
Fabrics, quilting notions, books and courses are offered. She sells Bernina sewing machines.
Studio D
Address:
Ute Deffner
Adelmannweg 9
73579 Schechingen
Tel. 07175/8863
Fax. 07175/4123
Hours:
Thurs: 15.30-20.00 and by appointment.
Usually open on Saturdays, but call ahead to make sure.
Notes:
E-mail: QuiltStudio@gmx.de
Zweigart & Sawitzki Textilewerk
Address:
Fronäckerstraße 50
71063 Sindelfingen
Tel. 07031/795470
Hours:
Tues, Wed, Sat: 9.30 -12.00
Thurs: 14.00-17.30
Fri: 9.30-12.00, 14.00-17.30
Notes:
Needlework kits, Fabric, table linens and ribbon.
1st exit #21 to Sindelfingen-Ost. Stay straight, passing the IKEA, KFC, Stern Center turn Left to Calw, Darmsheim, Leonberg. 1st right onto Fronäckerstr. You will pass the Textile works. Turn Right at the light into Zweigart. In parking lot, turn left look for Betriebsverkauf for store.

In nearby France:

Eurodif
Address:
Strasbourg
Hours:
Notes:
French fabrics and notions
Downtown Strasbourg. Standing on the square that has the big merry-go-round, facing the Cathedral, go left and straight. You will find another square. Look for the 'Flunch'-Restaurant, around the corner from the restaurant.
Toto
Address:
15, rue Thomann
67000 Strasbourg
Tel. 0388-23-1120
1A, rue du Vieux-Marche-aux-Vins
Tel. 0388-23-2310
Hours:
Mon: 14.00-17.00
Tues-Sat: 10.00-17.00
Notes:
Various types of fabrics.

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