Fabric Giveaway: Celebrating Grand Central Terminal's 100th year
A SEWER'S NEW YORK SOUVENIR
The City Quilter in New York City is home to over 4000 bolts of fabric including batiks, hand-dyed, exotics, contemporary, laminates, and more. They've also created their own fabric line featuring famous iconic images from New York City including subway symbols, famous locations, and more. Three and a half years ago they began designing, producing, and exclusively selling their original prints. Sewers and quilters traveling to New York find the fabric a wonderful "souvenir," and while they're visiting The City Quilter, they also enjoy a stop at The ArtQuilt Gallery which showcases amazing quilts from around the world crafted by renowned quilters. The ArtQuilt Gallery is part of The City Quilter.
GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL SOUVENIRS
Grand Central Terminal is a National Historic Landmark located in New York City. It it currently celebrating its 100th year in operation, and The City Quilter has created 2 new fabrics, each with two different color schemes honoring this event: "GCT Constellations" and "Grand Central." "GCT Constellations" is inspired by the amazing ceiling located in Grand Central Terminal in the Grand Concourse. "Grand Central" captures the history and iconography of this world famous structure. These fabrics are exclusively sold at The City Quilter.
GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL
Built in 1831, Grand Central began its 100-year history handling steam locomotives. Over the years the trains have evolved to faster and more technologically advanced electric trains. Grand Central is still running today with hundreds of trips going in and out of the city everyday. It's a highly popular station and next time you're there, be sure to take a picture at the famous meeting spot at the large clock in the center of the station, and be sure to observe the amazing ceiling!
Threads magazine is giving away samples of the new Grand Central Station fabric! To those who are interested, please leave a comment telling us what you love about New York and if you've ever been to The City Quilter. The deadline for your comments is June 28, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET and the winner will be chosen the week of July 1, 2013. Good luck!