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We are an online retailer, we have a shop in FRANKSTON, TX.  (That is East Texas, 25 minutes from Tyler, TX)
We do classes, sales and quilt shows....   So come see us at a show.  We do shows in 4 states, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. (Usually within 5 hour drive)  We also do quilt guild programs, workshops and demos on a regular basis. 
Karen Smisek is a "Certified Laura Heine Teacher"  and loves the Art of Quilting.  Karen also does custom quilts for customers and does t-shirt memory quilts and more.   We have some gifts that include: totes and bags, Cutterpillar Light boxes and accessories,  and misc gift items …  We are a quilt shop with lots of Moda fabrics and many other fabrics, like  EE Schenck,  Maywood,  Batik Textiles, Island Batiks and many others.   At Home a la mode,  we are the 1st to take you to a new dimension in quilting using our Quilter’s GRID.  (Watch our tutorial on our website)  It  makes quilting NOT intimidating and lots of fun for any age.  No pins needed to make quilts "our way"… with the GRID and our basting spray, who needs to be poked by a pin…  We  cut  quilting  time more than in half!  It’s the ”Smarter Not Harder” method… Just ask us!   Tutorial available on our website. 

Home a la mode prints fabric panels "SAY IT WITH WORDS"  We do custom picture panels, Military, Police, Family, Friends, Grandchildren, Animals, Dogs, Cats, Horses and Farm, We have SCRIPTURE panels, Inspirational panels, Funny and Silly panels and more.  160 different ones and still going.  Karen will custom design yours!  Call her for set up fees and designs.  Keep watching all the many panels... Look up "Say it with Words" panels on our website.

We offer quality customer service and are here to help with any questions you may have. If you are looking for something specific, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 214-542-5159  as we just might have what you are looking for. Whether you place an order online or by phone, we guarantee you can expect superb customer satisfaction. 
We now offer Custom Quilts and More! You don’t sew… Sew we do!!! Call us for a quote on a quilt or personalized item…
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We always welcome your ideas and suggestions.
Home a la mode, LLC
Thank you for your business! 
Remember to support all those small businesses! 
Thank you!  Karen Smisek owner/manager
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  • SHOPPING *BY Appointment ONLY.   
  • Call 1st!  214-542-5159
  • Sunday  *Closed
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