Welcome to Calico Gals, the home of Row by Row Experience!
Calico Gals is closed until the threat of coronavirus is lifted.
Thank you for the support of our small business! We look forward to getting together again when the world calms down. Until then, please join us in our other fun place—Calico Gals Junction Facebook group. Stay safe, stay healthy and stay home and sew!
It Takes A Village
Calico Gals is participating in the “It Takes A Village” wool stitchery event featuring nine designs from nine shops. Collect all nine blocks and create a village of your own!
Starting February 1, 2020, and ending March 31, 2020, each designer has kit for a piece of this village to purchase for just $16.99 including shipping in the US. Choose from nine different settings to complete your own personal village. Join the It Takes A Village Facebook Group to follow along!
Calico Gals’ block represents the Delphi Community Church located in the rural village of Delphi Falls, NY. Built in 1815, the church retains much of its original architecture thanks to the work of the dedicated community for over 200 years. The 20 large sashed windows allow light to fill the building and feature 40 individual panes in each window. Surrounded on three sides by a cemetery and stone wall, the church is nestled in picturesque farm fields of vibrant green in the summer and sparkling white throughout the winter months. Thanks to Debra Gabel for her needlework design of this historic building and to Melonie Unger for the inspiration and stitching of our block.
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.
Calico Gals is closed until the threat of coronavirus is lifted. Thank you for the support of our small business. We look forward to getting together again when the world calms down.
Syracuse, NY 13206
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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!
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!
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.
Bring the Kids
Summer 2017 debuted Row by Row Experience’s brand new program, Row by Row Junior. It’s designed for kids ages 6 to 14. They travel along with an adult, collect free row patterns designed just for them to make, and learn to sew with family help.
Read more about this exciting program on the official Row by Row website.
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.
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!
Went for row by row. This is an awesome shop with wonderful ladies working there. Thanks for all the information and wonderful pattern.
The Gals have taught me to quilt, and encouraged me every step of my journey. Great place to shop and learn!
Stop on in and see for yourself what a wonderful place Calico Gals is!