Legal notiLegal notices - pdfsces - pdfs
Best of Bluff Country
Help wanted display
Submit a classified
Spring Valley city-wide
Submit news & letters
Letter to editor
Submit a Happy Ad
Minnesota Public Radio
Special sections & topics
Lawn and Garden
Spring Valley - Wykoff FFA
Fall Home Improvement
Health & Wellness
Living 50 Plus
Wykoff Fall Fest
Search only accepts letters and numbers.
Bluff Country Reader
Bluff Country News
Bluff Country Videos
The Chatfield News
Chatfield area news
Chatfield football team
In the Schools
In the Schools
Harmony|Mabel|Canton news archive
News-Record obituaries archive
Photo galleries News-Record (archive)
Schools (News-Record) archive
Sports from News-Record (archive)
Columnists in News-Record (archive)
Public notices News-Record (archive)
Letters to the News-Record (archive)
Spring Grove Herald
Sports - High School
Letters to Editor
Sports and Outdoors
Persons & Places series
Spring Valley Tribune
Spring Valley area news
Kingsland school news
SV community links
Tribune public notices
Glimpses of Yesteryear
City-wide rummage sale
Letters to the Tribune
Rushford area news
Editorials and Columns
Letters to the Tri-County Record
Archive for Tri-County Record
Chatfield craft shop expands on Main Street
By Gretchen Mensink Lovejoy
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 2:51 AM
Glennys Worden's shop, Just So Sewing, has expanded into the larger building just north of the original storefront. The shop features antiques, handmade items and candy bouquets.
Glennys Worden's space venture expanded, just so.
"It's just the space and having more crafters...I like having a larger variety of things in the store," said Worden. She is the proprietor of Just So, "the little shop near the corner" which opened inside a storefront of the former Kelly's Place on the southwest corner of Main Street in Chatfield. The shop has grown to occupy not only the original little shop, but also the more spacious former Jonathan's/Kelly's Place building to the north, with which it shares a front entrance.
While she first opened "Just So" in the small storefront in October - with the intention of remaining there only through Christmas - Worden changed her mind by the end of the month and rented the rest of the building in November, determined to give the business opportunity a try because she'd had initial success and enjoyed chatting with people perusing the selection for gifts and treats.
She noted that she spends her day at the back of the shop, stitching and mending coats, pants, formal dresses and other clothing while waiting for customers to stop in, always keeping busy no matter the time of day, though also always watching for new items to add to the craft boutique.
Worden's bigger "little shop" offers her sewing skills and alterations, Avon, candy bouquets, doll repairs - including reconditioning hair, tightening limbs and piercing doll ears. The store also features items made by local vendors, such as handmade candles, wooden toys for both boys and girls, quilted items, doll clothing for Barbie and American Girl dolls, purses, pillows, fabric wreathes, flower arrangements, rhinestone and beaded jewelry. There are vinyl wall words, dishtowels and dishcloths, crocheted snowflake ornaments, placemats, candy bouquets, framed needlework, wind chimes and penny candy for the little folks who have that penny or two to spend on something sweet.
Now that she has more display space, Worden has added antique furniture, Depression glass, Red Wing crocks, scrapbooking supplies, vintage children's books, handmade Indiana Amish quilts, handmade goat soaps, crocheted afghans and more. The store has consigning crafts for 32 different vendors and crafters.
If visitors don't see what they'd like to buy, she encouraged them to "just ask" and there's a chance she can find the piece of china to round out a collector's set or that she can find the perfect gift to make everything "just so."
Just So, at 221 Main, is currently open Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, call (507) 993-3149, or stop in and say hello.
Please fill out the form below to submit a comment.
Message is a required field.
Captcha entry is not valid, please try again.
A comment must be approved by our staff before it will displayed on the website.
Are you going to attend the Minnesota State Fair this year?
Miles per Gallon
Swimsuit Model of the Day
Quote of the Day
Content 2014 ©
Bluff Country Newspaper Group
(507) 346-7365 •
, All Rights Reserved