Welcome to Calico Gals!

Exterior view of the new store

Welcome to the website of Calico Gals Quilt Shop and Sewing Center! Shop online or come into our Syracuse, NY, store. We carry the complete line of Baby Lock and Elna sewing machines, as well as sergers, Handi Quilter quilting machines, embroidery machines, sewing studios from Koala Sewing Cabinets, and fabric, fabric, fabric! Sign up for our e-newsletter to keep up to date with the latest news on sales and special deals, classes, clubs, events, and trips. You can share in the fun by reading our blog posts and shopping in our online store.

Janet Lutz's signature Image of Row by Row license plates and 2015 logo

Calico Gals is the home of Row by Row Experience

Row by Row began in 2011 with 20 quilt shops across New York State. In 2012 the event grew to include 62 participating shops. Pennsylvania came on board in 2013 for a total of 138 shops throughout the two states. In 2014 the event spanned the country with over 1250 quilt shops participating in 34 states and Ontario.

This year’s tour is over, but you can check out the latest on the Row by Row website. And on Facebook visit the New York State Row by Row page


AQS Quilt Week is coming to Syracuse and Calico Gals will be there!

July 29—August 1, 2015

You’ll see hundreds of quilts and learn from world-class instructors at AQS QuiltWeek. Row upon row—not to mention Row by Row!—of vendors will help you find everything you’re looking for to complete your latest quilt. And Calico Gals and Row by Row Experience will be right there joining in on the fun and inspiration!

Visit the ASQ website for more information.

Colorful floral background with the words Sew, Quilt, Laughter, Fun, Friends

Summer 2015 Playlist Is Here

Download the latest store playlist in PDF format. Our playlists are your guide to classes, clubs, and other fun happenings at the store. Playlists are published four times a year, one for each season.

Download the Calico Gals Summer 2015 Playlist (2 MB).

View the Playlist online at ISSUU.

We’ve put our Playlist on ISSUU, and it’s almost like having it right in your hands and even better in some ways! Turn the pages, enlarge the text, search, and share. View on ISSUU.

Colorful letters that say Dollars for Donuts

Dollars for Donuts

Use cash or a check instead of a credit card when shopping at Calico Gals and you’ll be entered in the monthly drawing to win one of two $50 gift certificates and gift certificates for donuts.

Take a peek inside our store!