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Our Mission Statement
Offer the best products, classes, and services, provide exceptional customer care, and share our passion for quilting.
Our Values Statement
Professionalism: We are committed to quality and take pride in our work, our products, and our services.
Integrity: We are honest, open, ethical, sincere, and fair. People trust us to adhere to our word and to be dependable.
Knowledge: We pride ourselves on our quilting knowledge, respect the expertise of others, share our knowledge with others, and foster continuous education about the art of quilting.
Respect: We respect our co-workers and our customers. We show respect by being helpful, providing excellent service, and exhibiting kindness and regard for the values and beliefs of all.
Creativity: We are passionate about the art of quilting. Sharing our creativity and passion with co-workers and customers creates a richer environment for us all.
Cary Quilting Company opened its doors as a natural extension of Owner Julianne Walther's first business. Patchwork Memories was a custom quilt-making business, where a talented staff created thousands of t-shirt quilts, memory quilts, and other commissioned items from 2006 to 2015.
It was a natural fit and simple transition to begin sharing the love of fabric and quilting with other quilters by founding Cary Quilting Company. A large selection of fabric, tools, notions, and patterns await quilters. Classes and longarm quilting services are important parts of how we share quilting with our community.
We relocated the shop from our original historic home in downtown Cary to a larger space full of natural light about a mile north, in the Northwoods Market Center on Harrison Avenue in Cary.
We took over two adjacent spaces in Northwords Market to expand our shop from 4,100 square feet to 6,000 square feet. Now, we have a dedicated Meeting Center where classes and outside rentals take place, and a dedicated Longarm Quilting area.
Our Awards and Recognition
2021, 2020, 2019, & 2018: Best of the Triangle, Best Fabric Shop, IndyWeek Magazine
Owner Julianne Walther began quilting over 27 years ago, and has been quilting professionally since 2005. In 2019, she became a qualified quilt appraiser, working towards certification. She is a 22-year member of the Capital Quilters Guild in Raleigh, NC. She's also an 18-year member of the Piecemeal Quilters Bee. She has created thousands of quilts over the years, including many for charity. Her quilts have been displayed all over the US, including at the prestigious International Quilt Festival in Houston, and in a collection during a presidential inauguration in Washington, DC. In 2007, Julianne won a business grant from the Women Business Owner's Network of Cary. She was the recipient of the Athena of the Triangle PowerLink program candidacy in 2018. She has been interviewed for many news articles, podcasts, and TV news segments over the years. Listen to a podcast interview with Julianne from Spring 2019 here. She is also a wife and mother of 4 great teenagers / young adults, and enjoys staying active.
Cary Quilting Company employs 20 talented women who all share their love of quilting with each other and with our customers. Many have been quilting for decades, and our combined knowledge base and experience is truly amazing.
We enjoy gathering for staff appreciation events often.