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Lina Belar/FOCUS Bay Window Quilts is the second largest quilt shop in the state. In August, during the 7th annual Quilt Minnesota Shop Hop, the store saw about 50 quilt hoppers a day in addition to its regular customers.

‘Quilt hoppers’ visit Perham by the busload

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Have you noticed the extra buses in town this month?  

Many of them were carrying a unique type of tourist – quilters. 

This August marked the 7th annual Quilt Minnesota Shop Hop, an event that offers quilters from across the United States and Canada the opportunity to be inspired by visiting 76 of Minnesota’s finest quilt shops.


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