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Nice Threads

She designs 'em. Amish women hand-stitch 'em. And each of these quilts goes for more than $2,000.

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What: Maker of handmadequilts
Who: Denyse Schmidt of DenyseSchmidt Quilts
Where: Fairfield,Connecticut
When: Started in 1996

In today's fast-paced world, at least one entrepreneur isenjoying business as it comes-stitch by stitch. With a taste forbold fabrics and unorthodox patterns, Denyse Schmidt says customersjust can't get enough of her hip homemade creations.

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