Welcome to Calico Gals!

Exterior view of the new store

Welcome to the website of Calico Gals Quilt Shop and Sewing Center, the birthplace of Row by Row Experience! 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
  • Store Hours
  • Monday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm
  • Sunday: 12 pm–4 pm
  • (Eastern Time)
  • Open evenings during scheduled classes
  • Location

  • Calico Gals
  • 3906 New Court Ave.
  • Syracuse, NY 13206
  • Phone Number
  • 315-445-0617
  • Please note: On the map you will see a street labeled Hazelhurst, just to the right of the red balloon. That is the wrong name! The name of the street is actually Marisa Heights. So, when you’re looking for the store, it’s at the corner of New Court Ave. and Marisa Heights (which is a teeny little street with a big sign).

    Calico Gals Is the Home of Row by Row Experience

    Images of Janet and the Calico Gals row for Row by Row

    Row by Row Experience™ is the biggest and best summer event for quilters who travel! And did you know that it all started right here at Calico Gals? We are proud to be the home of this fun event that includes over 2650 quilt shops in all 50 states and across Canada too!

    Click here for a list of the 2015 participating NY shops and photos of the rows! (PDF download 4MB)

    Our 2015 row, Drip, Drip, Drop (above) was designed by Joan Ford of Hummingbird Highway.

    Image of Row by Row Studio logo

    Row by Row Studio

    Peek behind the scenes, read stories about Row by Row fans, and stay up to date on all the goodies. Feel the heartbeat of Row by Row at Row by Row Studio!

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

    Winter 2016 Playlist

    Download the Winter 2016 Playlist (PDF), your guide to this season’s classes, clubs, and events.

    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.