The Newton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Friday morning celebrating the opening of quilt shop “Studio Q.”


The Newton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Friday morning celebrating the opening of quilt shop “Studio Q.”
Owner Fawn Schmidt grew up in Newton but spent some time on the East Coast. She told those gathered for the ribbon cutting she was glad to be back in the community.
“I’m really excited to be back in my hometown and take quilting to a new level,” she said.
Shelley Black, president-elect of the Chamber Board, offered her a word of welcome.
“It’s exciting to see a hometown girl come back,” she said.