My LQS Always in Stitches just made my year!
Saturday, we took Ben and went to Noblesville, IN. There are several stores we like to browse, shop and ogle!
The town had ice sculptures all around the square. It was a beautifully sunny day, but only in the low 20's.
I love having our kids along for "adventures" in antiquing and shopping! Ben found a WWII Air Force coat he was quite intrigued in.
I found my Christmas present!
Always in Stitches is now offering certification classes to rent and use their HQ Avante' longarm and their Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen free motion quilting machines!
I'm asking for a class and the time to go quilt!
How fortuitous that Christmas is coming up. How handy that Tax Season Saturdays (hubs works all day...it's just me, the kids and the pets) are on the way.
Don't bother calling me on Saturdays, 'cause I won't be home!
I love the HQ16! I've test driven it several times, but it's a hefty investment and it does need some space. Not as much as a longarm, but it would require significant shifting of stuff that just isn't practical or possible right now.
There are quilt tops I would love to quilt on this machine.
Rose Star Quilt
The Linens Quilt
(when it's finished! LOL)
While I was drooling and dreaming over the thought of using these machines, I managed to find some fabric.
A 5" charm pack of Heather Bailey's "Lottie Da".
Oh the colors! Makes me want Spring now!
"Honeysweet" from Moda. Oh, so soft, feminine and sweet!
Work continues on the winter tones quilt.
I have over 20 blocks now. It's super easy to sit down in between helping kids with their school work and make a couple of these.
This was the Pinterest color-way that inspired me. Such calming colors with a pop!
Hope you had a great weekend and stayed safe and warm!
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