The Purcell's worked in Japan for 10 years and both speak fluent Japanese. They like to say that two of their 3 children were "made in Japan" and the only American-born child has a July 4th birthday.
Bob graduated from Brigham Young University with a Masters in Business Administration in 1984. He became involved in the thread business in support of his wife's very healthy quilting addiction.
Heather was raised in Australia and moved to the United States at age 17 to attend University. She met Bob when she was 18, and they were married 3 years later. She graduated from Brigham Young University in Microbiology in 1979.
Heather's favorite moments right now are centered around new grand daughter Avilyn, who was born in December. Sometimes we see Heather working away at Superior Threads with Avilyn strapped on front.
Listening to grandma's heartbeat makes one happy baby.
In our last post we received many comments on the red rocks surrounding our warehouse. The picture was somewhat of an optical illusion, making it look like our building emerged right into the mountain side. The mountain is close, but not that close!
Here is another shot of the warehouse front.
Down the side of the building.
The mountain starts right at the edge of our parking lot.
Love those blue skies.
We've been in our new building for about two years, and we are already bursting at the seams. On the land adjacent to our current warehouse (affectionately referred to as "The Mother Land") we have begun construction on a 2-story structure that will house our School of Threadology. More details about the school will be coming in future posts.
Today the road was closed to dig a pipeline for the school.
Why do we love St. George so much? Because the weather is so beautiful in the winter you can even find the construction workers going shirtless.
We've enjoyed your comments from our 1st post. This is a great forum for us to answer your questions. One customer wondered if we had a store front available to purchase our products. The answer is yes! We ship the majority of our orders, but we also love to meet our customers. If you are ever in the area stop feel free to stop by and shop the warehouse. Our address is 87 East 2580 South, St. George, Utah 84790 (800) 499-1777.
Orders may be called in advance, saving shipping costs when you pick up your merchandise. Or our staff will be happy to meet with you and help you in your selections.
You will be met in the lobby by our wonderful receptionist Becky who is very knowledgeable loves to help in any way.