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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Paducah box has arrived

Remember, I didn't want to carry the few things that I bought in Paducah on my carry-on luggage, so my dear friend, Sandy, said she would box it up and ship it to me.  It arrived today!


Here's a sneak peek. 


I know...you can't see anything, but there are some secret pal things in there AND some Christmas presents, too.

But I can show you my stuff.

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I found a few more pieces for my Gathering Baskets.



Bought some more chalk for my mechanical pencil and a pattern that I had already been designing in my head to use for my mom's handkerchiefs. I may forgo the Spanish fans and give these ladies a bouquet of flower, but this pattern preserves the handkerchiefs so I don't have to cut them up.   

The perpetual knitting calendar was from Sandy as a roomie gift.  I am sure that is going to come in handy since after quilting, knitting is taking up a lot of my time. 

The rest of my fabric, I will be picking up in June when I go to my retreat. 

Ok....I am going to go fondle some fabric now. 

Have a great day. 






3 comments:

  1. Just love the fabric for your gathering baskets ! Especially love the black on the far left with large flowers. May I ask the name of that fabric ?

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  2. Looking forward to seeing your hankerchief quilt! What a lovely way to preserve one of Mom's keepsakes.

    Enjoy all those goodies!

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  3. Don't you just love those Bohin marking pencils!!

    Enjoyed your little reveal in the Paducah box...great dark prints you found.

    Have a good weekend.

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