Tuesday, September 26, 2017

There are a different set.....

...of rules that apply when a group of ladies travel together, or maybe I should say, "there are very few rules!"  We brake not only for fabric stores, but any thrift shop, antique shop, Dairy Queen, or anything that looks vaguely interesting.  Yesterday, I shared quilt shops in Nebraska, but for some reason I could not find any of my pictures for Prairie Point Junction in Cozad, Nebraska.  You will have to take my word for it, but it is a marvelous shop, and a place you must stop if wool is what you are shopping for.  The selection they have is absolutely fabulous!  And I am excited that I will be at their retreat in early November.  I was excited to place it on my teaching schedule.

At one of the shops we investigated there was this charming old cupboard with stitcheries in the door frames.  My picture taking skills were really delinquent, but you can get the idea of what a clever idea this is.

These buttons make for cute heads for the birds.

Several pieces of red trimmed enamel ware.  I'm sure they were prized possessions in the kitchens of early Nebraska settlers.

No doubt a quilt block was saved from a meaningful quilt.....treasuring and keeping a bit of a remaining precious memory.

I was pleased to read this bit of parenting advise once again.  Parenting 101!

Old Mason jars dating 1858.

Appreciating the creativity of others.

An old hand quilted two colored quilt.

A framed quilt block always makes for a charming accent.

I wanted to take this home with me, but I'm starting to consider having less, not more.  My nest is already well feathered with all sorts of lovelies!

Fragments of cloth sewn together for a snuggly.

Some made inquiries about my stitching pillow.  It is a Legacy pattern, called Hand Work Pillow.  Hope this bit of information will help you in finding the pattern.

"We need to remember that circumstances don't make a person, they reveal a person." -Emma Jameson


  1. Fabulous post! So much inspiration to absorb. Love the button-head crows. Love the framed blocks. Love the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote. Thanks!

  2. I agree that having less is more--I am hoping to do a lot of "weeding out" this winter. I love that you stop for the DQ's--lol!