Next weekend Jan and I are having a sew-in at my house. We've got plenty of firewood and good movies, but we were missing a design wall. So, after a trip to Jo-Ann's for batting (50% off coupon - Woo Hoo) and the big-box store for insulation board, we now have two 4x8 walls hanging down my hall! As my hubby says, 'Ta and Da!' What a treat - hoping I'm motivated to finish some projects that have been languishing in boxes (like the two in the pic at right).
Jan and I took a trip to the quilter's yesterday for drop-off/pick-up. We stopped at two great IL quilt shops - Quilt Merchant in Winfield and Prairie Stitches in Oswego. Prairie Stitches is a featured shop in the current Quilt Sampler. Their quilt is on the cover - what a beauty in person!
Docia from Quilt Merchant graciously allowed the following pics to share on the blog:
Geoff's Mom Pattern Co - The Storyteller
Jan and I both loved this doll quilt - looks old, but is new
Never say never! Over lunch I mentioned to Jan that I don't buy fabric for a particular project - always adding to stash. Within an hour, I added a new project and purchased 4 yds of the following Jo Morton fabric for background. Stay tuned!
INDIANA 20th Century Colonial Revival Quilts AQSG 2012 Quilt Study Challenge Monroe County History Museum 202 E 6th St Bloomington, IN 03/01/13 thru 08/31/13 Tues - Sat 10:00 - 4:00
Inherited Quilts, 2013 A wide variety of vintage and antique quilts, Mennonite and Amish, inherited from friends and relatives. Good Library Gallery, Goshen College Goshen, IN 04/07/13 thru 07/12/2013 Mon - Thurs 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM Fri 8:00 to 5:00, Sat 1:00 to 5:00, Sun 3:00 to 11:00 Hours vary during academic breaks, summer and holidays 574.535.7418
'Star Study: Quilts from the 2010 Star Study Challenge' Quilter's Hall of Fame 926 S Washington St Marion, IN 04/04/2013 thru 07/20/2013 Thurs - Sat 10:00 to 3:00
KENTUCKY Elizabeth Richardson Quilt Gallery Permanent quilt wing with changing exhibits Opening exhibit (thru early 2013) includes 15 variations of Star pattern quilts in addition to quilts and textiles from the Richardson Collection. Kentucky Museum 1444 Kentucky St Bowling Green, KY Mon - Sat 9:00 to 4:00 EST