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Quilt Sizes

When determining how big of a quilt to make, think about who the quilt is for. Here are some common quilt sizes.

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Hancock’s of Paducah History

In 1969, Rowland Hancock and his wife Susan moved to Paducah, KY to open a fabric store on the advice of his uncle. Rowland grew up in his parents' fabric store in Mississippi, and now two of his sons operate the business.

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Quilts of Valor

Quilts of Valor (QOV) allows quilters to volunteer their time and materials to the creation of quilts., These quilts are awarded to members of the military and veterans to provide comfort and say “Thank you for your service and sacrifice in serving our nation.”

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Dorothy Hancock's legacy

Dorothy and William Hancock started the first fabric store to carry the "Hancock" name in 1952 in Batesville, Mississippi. This newspaper article from 1989 interviews Mrs. Dorothy Hancock (mother of our store's founder, Rowland Hancock and grandmother to Justin and Blann who operate the store now).

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Quilt Sizes

When determining how big of a quilt to make, think about who the quilt is for. Here are some common quilt sizes.

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Stitched with Love

In the season of giving, who are you sewing for? From quilts to throw pillows to zipper bags, here are some ideas for gifts you can sew for birthdays, special events, thank yous, and holiday presents.

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Layer Cakes

Only precuts from Moda Fabrics are actually called “layer cakes,” but we have a variety of 10” square precuts from several manufactures that are called “tens” or “10 Karat Crystals” or simply “ten inch Squares.”

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Flannel Season

Flannel Season (or Sweater Weather) is when the weather starts to cool off in the fall. It's a great time to learn more about the 100% cotton flannel fabrics we carry.

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Maria’s Sky

When Maria’s Sky arrived, it looked like a typical reproduction fabric. However, it's named for Maria Mitchell, who among other accomplishments was America's first female professional astronomer.

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Trip Around the Blog-verse

Lots of folks from the quilting community visited Hancock's of Paducah over the years, and blogged about their trip. Here are just a few of the blog posts I found.

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Hancock’s of Paducah History

In 1969, Rowland Hancock and his wife Susan moved to Paducah, KY to open a fabric store on the advice of his uncle. Rowland grew up in his parents' fabric store in Mississippi, and now two of his sons operate the business.

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