Thursday, January 13, 2011

Amish Country was Closed!

The town was closed up tight! The Amish quilt store (both of them) closed, the 2 novelty shops closed, the diner closed until February, even the General Store! I got to the other fabric shop (a non-Amish shop) - the sign said 'Open' but a hand written sign said 'Closed due to weather'. But open they were!  

In we go - and look and look and look. Finally, one of the women working there took pity on us. She found fabric for my pin cushion and the Primitive Winter pillow to be.

Christmas Snow -- no fabric that had the correct blue/green combo. The linen is just an odd shade. I found a white frame and linen down in their stitching spot. Woo-hoo!

I was successful! The fabric matches Primitive Winter so well - I am rejuvenated and ready for the finish! Then work on the RAK (that's the RAK on the right with the batik) and get out the sewing machine this weekend! Smiles all around!

See this little $15 item?
It is keeping DH busy playing (and beeping). He went to Lowe's this afternoon. It tells you if a circuit or wire is hot. The things that make him happy.  
I need to say thank-you to all! Your care and concern over my health this last month has been a real boon to my recovery. I am feeling remarkably better and have now rejoined the human race! Thank goodness for antibiotics.

On a completely different subject - I have cleaned out the filing for 2010. What a mess. Now I need to sort it for taxes. GG - tax time. Bleck! I was feeling very organizational this morning - I also cleaned out the bathroom cabinet. I took an entire garbage can worth of crap out of there! How does that much stuff accumulate in such a short time? I had meds from '07! I know I cleaned that out 6 months ago! I think gremlins must have stashed them somewhere. ;0)


Catherine said...

Love the fabrics you found!! And that frame is perfect!

So glad that you are feeling better.

Boys and their toys.....don't you think they say the same about us and our stash?

Pumpkin said...

That's awesome Denise! That frame is PERFECT :o)

What little boy find pleasure in... LOL!

Marlene said...

What a bummer, you were looking forward to the Amish store, glad you were able to get what you required. Kev would have days of pleasure with a pen like Rob's.

jayne@~an eye for threads~ said...

love the frame and all of the fabric works so well too. Sad though that the Amish store was closed, there's just something about the air in those stores. and this organizing, what's that about?, I thought the antibiotics were for the sickness not to cure everything else...