Hey All! Now that I've completed my Cruising the Caribbean series of posts the first topic I wanted to share with you was this lovely exhibit called "Quilt as Desired" recently showcased at the Sewing And Quilt Expo! This exhibit is a showcase of many talented (I think most are pros) machine quilters. They were each given… Continue reading Quilt as Desired Exhibit
Hi Everyone, Again! It's the end of week two of my challenge so let's just get right to it! The title of this post is the last sentence of Elvis Presley's speech he gave in 1971 at the Ten Outstanding Young Men awards ceremony. Except for the last part...the FREE part. So today's post on… Continue reading FREE Stuff Challenge Day 14 – “So I keep singing a song…” or how to get a free 5 star meal for FREE!
Hey all again, On Friday, as you recall from my last post, I was on my way to take some classes at the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo! This was the first time that I've ever taken classes at the expo so I was really, really curious if they would be worth my while. I'm… Continue reading Original Sewing and Quilt Expo – Chicago 2.0
Actually, it's Schaumburg, IL but close enough as the flights from O'Hare can be seen going in and out overhead. Today is opening day at the expo and I hadn't planned on actually going today but I just reviewed my confirmation envelope and there is a big door prize drawing going on at 5:30pm each… Continue reading The Original Sewing and Quilt Expo — Chicago
The Original Sewing & Quilt Expo was in town. I was pretty excited as it just so happened to take place about 5 miles from my house. Pretty cool. No driving hours to get to a convention center or paying extremely high parking rates or waiting in long lines to get there. The last time… Continue reading Original Sewing & Quilt Expo 2009…Chicago