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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Shopped til I Dropped

Hello hello from sunny northern California - where it is 68 beautiful degrees and a beautiful blue sky - for those of you in the snowy regions, come visit!!!!
This little quilt got claimed by George, who thinks a quilt on a blanket, on a leather couch, might just nearly be soft enough for his creature comfort!
This morning I went on my shopping spree!!! It was great fun... there was a sale at Eddie's Quilting Bee - it was Eddie's birthday, and everything was 30% off!
I had a great time - found some beautiful fabrics, some neat notions - and met some great quilters - we all examined everyone else's purchases and envied every single piece of fabric... I also got some of that great mesh to make some bags... now need to find a good pattern!
Here's my booty!



I'm looking forward to processing the fabric... I know some people don't wash, but I do - every single piece - washed, ironed, and folded. It may sound like a lot of work to those who don't like to prewash, I really enjoy it... and love to see it on my shelf afterward!
Merry Christmas to everyone... thank you, DH... I love you for thinking of such a thoughtful and fun gift for me.
Happy Quilting,
Kate









2 comments:

Kathy T. said...

Your shopping spree sounds like great fun - can't wait to see those flying dragons made up into something awesome!

Anonymous said...

Sounds like you had fun shopping. But you must need more hours in the day to get your sewing in.
I would love to win the applicaque
book as I am new to applicaquing on quilt blocks and would love to learn how.
Donna

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