Never waste quilt time again looking for that quilt shop or show you heard about. The newly released 15th editions of We'd Rather Be Quilting are the most complete directories to quilt shops and events in the US and Canada.
State Regional Guides also include "border regions" of neighboring states. Organized in 4 sections with maps, alphabetical "yellow pages" Shops directory, events, and services directory for online-only shops and professional helpers in your area.
WRBQ is updated twice a year by very nice people in Spokane, WA. Emily Thiessen founded WRBQ with her husband, Terry.Emily was a CAP and Terry was experienced in all areas of the yellow-pages industry. Combining their talents and following the mantra, "We'd Rather Be Quilting," Emily and Terry solved the dilemma of finding shows and shops when traveling for quilters across the USA and in Canada, too!
Their first guide was a Northwest regional publication in 2003, originally knows as Showtime Quilters Guide. The Southwest guide was the next region added. By 2005 the dream of creating 5 complete regional guides and a national guide was completed. Emily continues their venture ad Terry was taken by lymphoma cancer in 2006.
WRBQ, Inc. guides are regularly improved with new featured. For example, your WRBQ directory includes an Official Passport for the "The Ultimate Shop Hop." Get your passport validated at each shop you visit, in any state, starting with the place where you buy your directory. Simply mail in your passport before the end of the year. 3 prize levels, and all participants receive a prize!