Loveland, Ohio – After occupying adjacent, historic houses in the West Loveland Historic District, The Quilter’s Studio owner, Karen Breed has moved a block away to the “Old Post Office Building” at the corner of West Loveland Avenue and Loveland Madeira Road.
Breed said she was out of room for her expanding business in the two buildings she purchased six and a half years ago. In one building, her fabric store; she sold fabrics, books, patterns, thread. The other contained her “long arm machines” where people can bring in quilts to be quilted or rent time on the machines to do the quilting themselves. Breed said, “The two businesses play off of each other.” She wanted to stock more fabric, add sewing cabinets to sell, and has plans to purchase another long arm machine. She also wanted to display more finished quilts, so people could be inspired to do their own creations. Buying the building worked out to be another advantage, “I can combine both businesses under one roof,” Breed said.
Breed will have added parking, additional space to display inventory, and everything will be on one floor.
In this first LOVELAND MAGAZINE TV video, Breed talks about her business, how it operates, and what she offers quilt makers. In the second video she takes you on a tour of her new building, the renovations she has undertaken and about the dollar investment she has made to repurpose a historic Loveland building.