Mailing Address: Chalet Publishing
2506 Robinson St
Colorado Springs CO 80904
Phone: 800-959-4587 (US or Canada)
719-685-5041 (Colorado Springs local #)
Chalet Publishing was born while Audrey was swimming. Lap after lap she kept asking where the quilting stores were and how to plan her trip to them. As she completed her last flip turn, she pondered if others also had the same curiosity. Audrey Swales Anderson is the CEO of Chalet Enterprises which encompasses Chalet Publishing. The love of handcrafted quilts and needle crafting grew out of the need to decorate her lovely Swiss Chalet house that was built in 1887. Audrey is joined in most of her endeavors by her loving husband Marlow Anderson as well as four furry friends: Gauss, Cayley, Hardy and Rama and our two new office cats, Cauchy and Blaise.
Their favorite hobby (and the main reason the answering machine kicks in) is SCUBA diving. Over the years Audrey has been underwater for over 1500 dives in some of the most exotic places in the world. Their next major trip is planned for Thailand and the Philippines.
On July 7, 2008 Jack Murphy became a member of Chalet Publishing's staff. Jack took over Lisa's position and he is a great addition to our small office.
In July of 2012 Kyle Heath became a member of Chalet Publishing's staff taking over for Tom as the computer guru. He's got big shoes to fill, but so far has been able to keep the place humming along. Kyle is giving the scuba diving thing a try also. So many places to explore when the book gives him a break.
Tom is now retired. We wish him well while he plays golf and enjoys his retirement.
In January 2001 Chalet Enterprises expanded to include Tom Culp. Tom did most of the website, IT, graphics management and logistics for Chalet Publishing.
Since the Quilters’ Travel Companion is the authority on quilt shops in North America, we thought you might want to do some shopping while at home. This web site encourages customers to browse at all times of the day or night. By having some of the book’s information on-line, we can also offer new shops a quick way of reaching potential customers between publications. Let us know if you can think of other features that we should be adding.
probably wondering how the book gets done. We start with a mailing to all
known quilt shops in January of even numbered years. Information,
requests, emails, calls and faxes start flying around Chalet Publishing from
January until April when the book goes to Johnson Printing in Boulder, CO. A proof arrives
later in April and many nights are spent pouring over the nitty gritty details
of all the shops. Finally, several large pallets of books are dropped off
mid May. We all join together at the warehouse of Chalet Publishing to repackage, stuff and ship
the books out, hopefully arriving at your doorstep early in June.
Then Audrey goes diving!