For more than twenty-five years, The Quilted Bear has been one of the major destinations for unique handmade gifts and home décor accessories in Utah. Carlos and Judy Dunford, the founders, began this business in the early 1980s as individual crafters/artisans and later became successful temporary boutique sponsors. They finally opened their first permanent store in Midvale, Utah in 1992. Other locations followed in 1994 with the opening of a store in the Newgate Mall in Ogden, and 1998 with a store in Provo.
The original Quilted Bear in Midvale
In 2014, Mark and Kendra Dunford moved the store from the Midvale location to our current Draper location, and we have been here ever since!
Our Draper location
Our store encompasses 16,000 square feet of unique gifts, decor, and more! We have over 100 booths of local artisan's unique crafts, as well as tons of home decor and gift items from around the world.
We believe that the customers’ shopping experience should be fun, yet relaxing. With that in mind, we strive to maintain a shopping atmosphere that is calming while entertaining at the same time.
The mission of The Quilted Bear remains the same: to provide customers with unique high-quality gift and home decor accessories -- as well as providing a low-risk outlet for talented artisans to sell their products and earn extra income.
From our family to yours, we thank you for shopping local!
The Quilted Bear Family
CARLOS AND JUDY DUNFORD
Quilted Bear Founders
Draper Store Owner
Ogden Store Owner