Friday, March 21, 2008

Field trip!

This, in my opinion, is what a quilt store should be. Strip mall fabric is fine, but this works wonders for your soul.

The rooster meets you at the gate.

The fabric selection is astounding.


And you leave there ready to make whatever strikes your fancy. These happen to be for the Dear Jane quilt but I was very, very tempted to grab everything I could lay my hands on.


Absolute fabric addict heaven!
(Yes, I did post the same thing on two blogs.)

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23 comments:

  1. That does indeed look like a wonderful quilt store. I have to say that being greeted by roosters is such a novel and delightful experience that I wish I could enjoy it, too.

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  2. Wow, the fabric you purchased looks fantastic. I do not have any words for it. Lucky you!

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  3. That store looks so fun! It's even a fabric store that my kids would like, with the animals there. Wonderful fabric, too!!

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  4. This is the shop where I work - I love it there, always something new and beautiful! Glad you liked the shop!

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  5. That’s the most adorable quilt-shop! The fabrics you bought are so wonderful! You will have fun to make DBJ with them, I’m sure!

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  6. WOW! The shop is so cute! And you found such perfect fabrics!

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  7. Looks terrific, I could enjoy myself there.

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  8. Great fabrics...can't wait to see them made into blocks.

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  9. wow! that would be so fun to visit! looks like you got nice things, too.

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  10. I am just beginning to learn to quilt. I am so excited. I am doing the quilt a long over at crazymomquilts.blogspot.com and also I am taking a quilting class with my mom in Chattanooga. We are excited. I also want to learn to embroidery but don't know where to start. Thanks for the great blog. I enjoyed my visit and will be back!

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  11. i love the colours and the fabric shop its self, you dont get them looking like thst were i live so im very jelous!

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  12. That is definitely my kind of quilt shop! And the fabrics are all gorgeous. Can't wait to see what you do with them. :)

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  13. The colors of those fabrics are simply fantastic! I wish, i whis...
    I really must make a visit to the fabric store, but i will not fim that wonder there! :(

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  14. wow fantastic shop........love the materials you got.........

    catching up.......the quilts look great.....office in very nice and light.....nice pillows - are they a present or for you.....

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  15. What an awesome field trip! Drooling... I want to go there IRL. First time I've heard of this paradise... thanks Anina! I'm 'bout tempted to gas up the car and head up to Bothell!

    Happy Easter Anina!
    xo,
    m

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  16. Oh wow, I'd love to go somewhere like that!

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  17. I so wish I could have joined you! I wish we had shops like that around here!

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  18. It looks like a great shop! I am definitely going to have to take a trip up there... Although I might run from the rooster :)

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  19. That is a sassy rooster if I ever saw one! The fabric shop looks pretty good too!

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  20. that is EXACTLY what a fabric shop should look like. awesome.

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  21. Awww, a welcome-rooster. What a great place.

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  22. i'm a new reader catching up on your old blog posts and i know i'm like 6 months late with this comment... but keepsake cottage is my favorite quilt shop in the seattle area! the location is kind of random, but i like it better than quiltworks nw or quilting loft or any of the other places i've been to.

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