Friday, May 14, 2010

Impressions from Shipshewana

  
Some impressions from Lolly's - my favourite fabric shop in Shipshewana

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From my favourite corner of the shop - the Civil War repro section
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A small fraction of the shop
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I bought the kit for this lovely CW 9-patch quilt :-)

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A lovely appliqué.

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The president quilt - a clever way to use a panel.

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Outside the Cornucopia shop - an outdoor quilt on the wall-

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Ready for an Amish trip on the roads?

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We rested in the gazebo outside Yoder's Department Store (in the background). It was a lovely walk from town and back to the hotel. It is good to stretch the old hind legs every now and then.

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From the upstairs retreat room we had on Wednesday afternoon and night, before the big retreat room was ready for us on Thursday.

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Karan, Carla and Shelly
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I had brought my stars to work on through the retreat.
Note the lovely pin cushions - the cute little chicken I got from Karan and the gorgeous salt cellar pin cushion Cindy has made for me.
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Cindy also brought me this beautiful book. I know Judy L. from blogland, and Cindy is her friend in real life.

Hanne

1 comment:

Hanne-Kristine said...

Dear Hanne, thank you for shearing all your great photos with us. All so many beautiful quilt, so many great ideas and a large wish to just sew them all.... :oD
And Yes! I have found some favorites.... but my love for stash wins today, and I need to ask you: Where have you bought the lovely pins with the pearl on top? (in your beautiful pincushion)....
Love the quilting in the yellow star quilt....
Have a great weekend :oD
hug hk