Welcome to Calico Gals, the home of Row by Row Experience!

Janet Lutz in front of Calico Gals

Hi! I'm Janet Lutz, owner of Calico Gals and creator of Row by Row Experience!

I invite you to come visit our beautiful store in Syracuse, New York. We have yards and yards of fun fabric and knowledgeable and friendly gals and guys to answer your questions and show you around. You can also shop in our online store where you will find official Row by Row Experience™ goodies. Take a class, join a club, and enjoy our special events, and exclusive Calico Gals Row by Row Experience merchandise.

Store Hours

Monday–Saturday
10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday
12:00–4:00 PM

Open evenings during scheduled classes.

Closed On

April 16
May 14
May 28 & 29

Store Address

Calico Gals Quilt Shop and Sewing Center

3906 New Court Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13206

Contact Us

Phone: 315-445-0617
Email: store@calicogals.com

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Come shop with us in our new online store! We’ve got loads of fun official Row by Row Experience™ merchandise including pins, fabric, and kits from previous years.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARCH!

If it’s your birthday this month, you can receive a gift! Click here to download the coupon (PDF), print it, and bring it into the store. You can also show us the coupon on your phone instead of printing it. The coupon is good one time only, any day during your birthday month.

Note about the map

Important! 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).

Our Playlist is your guide to all the fun!

It changes with the seasons and is your guide to classes, clubs, special events, and all the fun happenings in the store. Download a copy by clicking the button.

Click Here to Download the Playlist (PDF)

Featured at Calico Gals

Calico Gals holds exciting and fun events for quilters and sewists with some of the biggest names in the industry! Our seasonal tasting events are popular and delicious sneak previews of upcoming classes, clubs, and more. Come in and get our newest, hottest blocks of the month. And visit us at quilt shows ’round the country.

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Quiltmania Mystery Quilt 2017

Get your Quiltmania Mystery Quilt Kit here at Calico Gals’ online store. We are one of only five shops in the USA carrying the official kits. Click here to shop Quiltmania Mystery.

Read more about the Mystery Quilt by clicking here to go to Quiltmania.

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Flying South Block of the Month

Here’s a fun quilt project from Calico Gals that will make winter fly by! Make eight Flying South blocks each month for five months and you’ll have enough for a dynamic Flying South quilt. Each block uses the shapes from a traditional flying geese block and can be arranged in any direction for countless variations. Learn more by clicking here.

Sample of Flying South block in blue and green

Triple Play Bus Trip

May 4, 2017

Thursday May 4th Triple Play bus trip includes complete kit for this fun pillow, breakfast goodie, lunch, popcorn on the return trip. Bus will be stopping at Tiger Lily in Utica and The Joyful Quilter in Glenville. Bus scheduled to leave Calico Gals at 8:45 and return around 5:30. Come and join Lynn and Melonie for loads of fun.

Genesee Valley Quilt Show Bus Trip

June 4, 2017

Sunday June 4th bus trip complete with snacks, goodie bag, ticket into the Genesee Valley Quilt Show and tons of fun!  Bus leaves Calico Gals at 8:45 and returns around 4:45.

2017 Row by Row Experience™ Theme Announcement

Home of Row by Row Experience

Your favorite city-to-city, state-to-state, continent-to-continent shopping adventure started right here at Calico Gals!

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Row by Row Experience™

Shopping Adventure

It’s like a shop hop, but it’s not… no fees, no cards to stamp, and it lasts all summer! Visit participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a quilt that represents the fun you had traveling throughout the summer. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops, and have fun collecting rows!

Visit Row by Row Experience.

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New York State Row by Row

It Began Here

Enjoy hopping and shopping through the Quilt Shops in New York State. Be sure to visit Calico Gals, the shop where it all began.
Visit New York State Row by Row on Facebook.

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Row by Row Studio

The Clubhouse

What is Row by Row Studio? It’s a place for people like you. A welcome place. Like a clubhouse. 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.
Visit Row by Row Studio.

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Wooly Block Adventure

Winter Wonderland

Wooly Block Adventure Fall 2016

October 15–December 15

Wooly Block Adventure is a spring and fall event from Row by Row Experience™ exclusive to wool shops and shops that carry wool and wool stitchery supplies. Participating shops give away the pattern for one 8-inch wool appliqué block to every person who visits their store.
Visit Wooly Block Adventure.

Our wonderful customers are saying wonderful things!

The ladies in this shop are so helpful and friendly. I love the selection of fabrics and notions, just a fun store to shop at!

Maribeth B.

Went for row by row. This is an awesome shop with wonderful ladies working there. Thanks for all the information and wonderful pattern.

Michelle H.

The Gals have taught me to quilt, and encouraged me every step of my journey. Great place to shop and learn!

Vicki M.

Stop on in and see for yourself what a wonderful place Calico Gals is!

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We are proud to be a Quilt Sampler Featured Shop and an Accuquilt Signature Shop. Come in and test drive our Baby Lock, Elna, Handi Quilter, and Accuquilt machines and see our beautiful Koala Studios.

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