Misc Musings, Gratitude, and BIRTHDAY JOY

| November 8, 2009

MISC MUSINGS Sara – my friend and long arm quilter – has the most wonderful quilting cottage and I just love to go there.  She has it decorated so cute for fall and  I wanted to share my photos of the “warmth and hospitality!” When I was last there Sara had just finished her Bonnie […]

New England Quilt Tour – last two days

| October 13, 2009

On day 5 we visited Knight’s Quilt Shop (located on a beautiful lot with LOTS OF TREES inCape Neddick, Maine)  where a “Private Sale” had been arranged just for us – complete with refreshments and several drawings with prizes.  This shop truly epitomized the essence of hospitality and customer service!!!!  They had a paper piecing demo […]

New England Quilt Tour – Days 4 and 5

| October 12, 2009

On the 4th day we visited the Shelburne Museum.   It was amazing…..truly.  We saw  pottery, dolls, art, china, carriages, wonderful old buildings ……….it was SO CAPTIVATING.  In the evening we had a nice dinner and then had some free time.  I decided to have another go (notice my Australian speech reformation?) at knitting my socks.  I had […]

New England Quilt Tour – Day 3

| October 11, 2009

On the third day of our trip we were up bright and early.  I loved the way we just put our suitcases outside our door in the hotel and then went to breakfast while the tour elves put our suitcases on the motor coach.  I was always up by 5 AM – not wanting to miss […]

New England Quilt Tour – Day 2

| October 10, 2009

On our second day of the New England Quilt tour we went to Lowell, Massachusetts where we visited the New England Quilt Museum.  That was really fun – I loved seeing all of the antique quilts – and I was wishing that we could take pictures!!!   I finally figured out how to turn off the  flash on my camera (and […]