A Cloth Merchant

Our road trip to Spring Quilt Market 2014!


What a fun day we had in Pittsburgh! Despite the fact that Bolt & Spool is not a quilt shop, and neither Debbie nor I have ever made a quilt, our day at the spring International Quilt Market proved to be a really valuable experience. There are many fashionistas who would absolutely balk at using […]

Every Mom Loves a Handmade Gift!


This Friday and Saturday at Bolt & Spool:  5 minutes + $5 = beautiful last-minute gift for mom! We love this hemstitched linen tape! Everything we do with it turns out so pretty. So it’s not surprising that, when paired with the perfect ribbon (per your taste) and a tablespoon of aromatic lavender, you get […]

New Year


Hello friends! Hope every has had, and will continue to have, a wonderful 2013! We’ve certainly been busy at Bolt & Spool, preparing for the Boutique Bridal Bazaar, which turned out incredibly well! Nan and I met fellow entrepreneurs, sampled delicious food, and talked to many brides-to-be. It was very exciting and just a beautiful […]