I love road trips, especially when the weather is nice. I'm back from giving a presentation and teaching a workshop in Michigan. Workshops are so much fun and I know some of you wish you could join me. Well, I'm showing you some photos instead. This time, we made the Peony Star quilt from Remembering Adelia. I had so much fun.
This is one of my favorite quilts and is actually very simple to make. A great project for springtime. If it were a small quilt, I'd choose it for the challenge next month.
Perfect for playing with your scraps!
I loved this large, spacious workshop room. Everyone had plenty of space and got some good exercise running across the room to press.
I love seeing the different prints everyone uses to make their quilts.
Each quilt will be unique . . .
Several quilters made purple blocks for theirs . . .
I'm always learning something new. Elaine brought some Steam-A-Seam fusible strips to use for the stems before appliquing them onto the blocks. Great idea.
On the way home, we stopped at a nice restaurant in the town of Marshall for lunch and then did a little browsing around town.
Always room for a few more pieces of fabric I don't have . . .
"Become a Possibilitarian!" - Anything is possible . . .
My first dog many years ago was an Old English Sheepdog. I rarely see sheepdogs anymore and I sure do miss her . . .
Cute sign in pet store window to keep parents on their toes and remind them to look after their kids . . .
We needed to stop and stretch our legs for a bit, so made another detour to a small resort town on Lake Michigan that we used to visit when the kids were little.
Deserted now before the summer season begins. Even if our "kids" are all grown up now, we decided that we need to go back here sometime soon.
~ Sweet Home Chicago ~
As fun as the trip was, after a long day and an even longer drive, there's nothing like coming home . . .