Welcome to Calico Gals, the home of Row by Row Experience!
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.
10:00 am–5:00 pm
Open evenings during scheduled classes.
- Thursday, November 23
- Sunday, December 24
- Monday, December 25
- Sunday, December 31
- Monday, January 1
Syracuse, NY 13206
Get Social With Us!
SHOP WITH US
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, NOVEMBER!
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.
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.
Wooly Block Adventure
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.
December 3, 12–4 pm
Join the gals for the annual Homemade Holidays event! Stop in anytime during the Open House for a variety of demonstrations of quick projects you can make for gifts and holiday decor. $20 fee includes a bag of free patterns, holiday cookies, recipes and a $10 gift card to spend that afternoon. Always a good time!
Quilts & Stories
Special event featuring Mary O’Keefe and Joan Ford
You are invited to an afternoon event at The Calvary Club in Manlius, NY as we welcome two very special local quilters. Mary O’Keefe and Joan Ford have each made their mark in quilting and we are honored to have them share their stories and present their quilts in a classic bed-turning format. Be prepared to be amazed by their workmanship! Your ticket includes a delicious refreshment buffet of fall cobblers prepared by the country club chefs. Invite your non-quilting friends too! Joan and Mary will have quilts to sell and will generously donate a portion of sales to veterans’ organizations. (Trivia fact: Mary and Joan attended high school together! Join us on November 18 to find out where and when!)
Kimberbell Celebrations: Merry & Bright
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There will be parties for hosting . . . And by parties we mean the Merry & Bright Event with Kimberbell Designs. It’s a 2-day machine embroidery party. Join us at Sanders Creek Community Center for this festive event. Fee includes a Kimberbell project bag and fabric kit with Kimberbellishments, plus step-by-step instructions and project CD. Perfect for machine embroiderers or anyone wanting to try machine embroidery. Improve your skills and learn new techniques. Price includes all supplies, lunch on both days and even a few surprises!
Bag Your Booty!
Mark your calendar! Bag Your Booty is back! Be watching your email everyday for great deals on great quilting products. We pack each day’s purchase into a fun gift bag. Stop in at the end of the week (or send your Santa) to pick up the pretty bag—ready for gift-giving to yourself!
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.
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!