Stories of our customers'
successful experiences with Mill Street Design's quality products are
displayed randomly at the bottom of most pages on our site. The complete list of stories
is available here. To add your own success story, contact your customer service
Success Story #1: Laurel Museum,
MD, had great success with two different coverlet designs. They then commissioned a brass
replica of the museum in time for the holidays.
Success Story #2: St. Cecelia's
School, FL, offered alumni both a coverlet and a brass replica at their class reunion.
Both products were very well received.
Success Story #3: Pennsville
Library, NJ, commissioned a coverlet of the town and followed it up with a pillow of the
local Riverview Beach park. Both were great fundraisers for the library.
Success Story #4: Greater Martin
Kiwanis, KY, had such success with their coverlet of the county that they decided to
support the local high school by doing a school pillow.
Success Story #5: Hancock Woman's
Club, ME, sold nearly 400 coverlets for their town, then commissioned a brass replica of
bridge that was to be torn down. They sold 900 replicas.
Success Story #6: Victoria Public
Library, VA, commissioned a coverlet for their town's anniversary. It did so well, they
decided to feature the courthouse on a pillow. Another success!
Success Story #7: Lake Charles
Kiwanis, LA, has commissioned a coverlet and three pillow designs from Mill Street Design
to aid in their fundraising.
Success Story #8: St. Anne's Church,
ND, was so pleased with their beautiful coverlet design that they commissioned a tapestry
calendar for the year 2000.
Success Story #9: Oak Grove Baptist
Church, GA, had so much success with a coverlet showing the history of their church that
they also commissioned a ceramic replica.
Success Story #10: The Woman's Club
of Monticello, IL, has sold over 350 coverlets in a town of 5,000, clearing over $5,000 in
just a few months.
Success Story #11: St. Stephen's
Episcopal Church in Oxford, NC, sold 150 coverlets sight unseen, as many as 10 to one
customer. To date, they've raised over $5,000.
Success Story #12: The Shenandoah
National Park gift shop keeps a Mill Street Design coverlet in permanent stock. They've
earned additional free coverlets by referring other customers.
Success Story #13: Sunny Lane United
Methodist Church, Del City, OK, placed an ad in the community section of the local paper
and sold 1000 coverlets. More than they ever expected!
Success Story #14: Two Utah teachers
placed coverlet samples in boutiques and small shops throughout the state, along with a
stack of flyers. Months later, they're still getting calls.
Success Story #15: Soda Springs, ID,
celebrated their centennial with a Mill Street Design coverlet. With an extensive media
campaign, they sold 1,200 in a town of 4,000.
Success Story #16: The Kiwanis Club
in Dixon, IL, has earned many free coverlets to aid in their fundraising efforts by
recommending Mill Street Design to 20 other service clubs.
Success Story #17: The Kiwanis Club
in Poland, OH, has raised over $19,000 for college scholarships, local baseball teams,
mentally handicapped children's needs, a food bank and other community causes.
Success Story #18: The Lions Club of
Great Falls, VA, raised over $11,000 for their free Medical Locker, for programs for the
sight and hearing impaired and for memorial scholarships.
Success Story #19: A graduating
class from Frankford High School in Philadelphia, PA, commissioned a brass replica as a
50th reunion memento. It's now being used as a gift for visitors to the school.
Success Story #20: The museum
dedicated to the works of noted Cherokee artist, Willard Stone, carries a coverlet
depicting the artist's works. It's a popular keepsake for museum-goers.
Success Story #21: The Lompoc, CA
Library has sold more than 600 coverlets depicting some of the famed outdoor murals of the
town. No more bake sales!
Success Story #22: The Canadian
Museum of Civilization has commissioned 5 different coverlets and two pillows depicting
works from their collection or as mementos of exhibits.
Success Story #23: Her Majesty's
Shoppe at the Shakespearean Festival in Cedar City, UT, used highly visible displays
inside and outside the store to sell 65 coverlets during their 10 week season.
Success Story #24: Maren's gift shop
in Chesapeake City, MD, offers to embroider a red star on their coverlet 'map' for
tourists who want a memento of the places they've visited.
Success Story #25: The Scio
Historical Museum and the Atwood Yacht Club Ladies Auxiliary of Scio, OH, displayed their
two coverlets on a float in the local street fair parade and won first prize.
Success Story #26: The PTA in New
Martinsville, WV, raised funds for a badly needed new student playground. Additional sales
will be used to raise money for a new running track for the school.
Success Story #27: Music students at
Horton District High School in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, raised money for a class trip. They
sold 1,200 coverlets and were barely able to keep up with demand.
Success Story #28: The Hobart
Development Corporation in Hobart, IN, used the money from sales of Mill Street Design
coverlets to revitalize the lakefront area with beautiful parks.
Success Story #29: The city of
Pekin, IL, matched the $6,000 donated by the Kiwanis Club to upgrade the local playground.
Coverlet sales also bought infant car seats for low-income maternity patients.
Success Story #30: Gone Doggin', an
internet shop for dog lovers, donated one of their Ultraweave coverlets to a Pug Breeders
Club for their auction. That one coverlet raised $1000.