The Journey to Quilt Market Begins

comments (3) May 8th, 2013     

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joan_ford Joan Ford, contributor
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Ready to roll.
Packed and ready.
Peach the parrot.
Ready to roll.

Ready to roll.

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Now we're ready to roll! Carol is in the driver's seat ready to start our journey.


As the trip's 'navigator,' I decided to work on my on-going sock collection. This one has a good start. Will it be complete by the time we reach Portland?


Flowering trees along our route are full of spring color! Look all these beautiful blooms at a rest stop along the New York State Thruway!


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posted in: Scraps Plus One, Scraptherapy, quilt market

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quilting_fun writes: I have never met a quilt shop I haven't liked. Of course there are ones that are liked, even loved more than others. I love getting lost in the colours and textures. I could browse for hours appreciating the talent and work that has gone into completed projects. Stores that let enjoy yourself without pushing for sales are my favorites and I usually spend more in these shops.
My two favorite shops are Hamels just outside Chilliwack BC and Along Came Quilting in Calgary AB.
Hamels I love for their rural setting and charm along with the variety they carry. I visit here whenever I am in the neighbourhood.
Along Came Quilting can always be counted on for their great nuterials, varietyalong with the friendly knowlegeable staff (this is my home store).
Posted: 10:25 am on June 1st
edeloof writes: I also knit socks on the road! I'm imagining that, like me, you stash yarn as well as fabric!
Posted: 8:06 pm on May 31st
user-2565019 writes: Have you thought of making a wall hanging that highlights your trip. It would start with Peaches, the Amazon parrot, Doodle and Woodstock the conures. Add a picture of Dave and possibly work in Tetris, possibly a border of his block with a Tetris like fabric. Then a block featuring Carol and the U-Haul van. Next could be a block that has a knit sock shape appliquéd on it. After that you could have a New York shaped block with a flowering tree fabric. A Pennsylvania shaped block could follow with a Needle in a Haystack embroidered on it. There should be a sliver needle included. An Ohio shaped block would naturally follow with perhaps a pincushion appliquéd out of polka dot fabric. I think you can get the idea.
Posted: 8:56 am on May 31st
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