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Monday, January 27, 2014

DWM: dateline Philadelphia


 There is nothing on my design wall this morning because I am in Philadelphia for the ALA Midwinter Meeting.  It's been a busy and productive conference with committee meetings, issues updates, and seeing many long-time friends.

I arrived on Thursday and had free time that afternoon. I headed for Fabric Row (South 4th Street). There are a dozen sops left, mostly upholstery or tailoring/bridal -- but Pennsylvania Fabric Outlet has a fair selection of quilting cotton for $4.98/yd., one-yard minimum cut. I restrained myself.

While in meetings I worked on necktie hexie rosettes.


I have a large (huge) assortment of ALAconference badge ribbons. I want to make them into a wall hanging for the ALA Biblioquilters' auction.
See what quiltmakers who are were at home this weekend are working on at Judy's Patchwork Times.







2 comments:

  1. It has to be fun to go to conferences across the US and sneak into fabric stores/quilt shops when you can spare the time. We'll see what you have next week... I'm sure something new will be gracing your wall then.

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  2. Your fabrics look really nice ( I wish for a closer-up shot of them) and yes, you did show amazing restraint! The hexies are so pretty!

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