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Location: Maine, United States

I am a 40 something year old mother of 2. I have always been interested in crafts since my sister and I spent summer weeks with my Grandmother, who was a very crafty lady, while my mother was in college. I mostly quilt since I seem to have an obsession with owning large quantities of fabric, but at one point or another think I have tried almost every craft out there.

Thursday, May 03, 2007

sample anyone?

Here are the first 2 samples DH dropped off at Jan’s shop today. He is on his way to get DS from college. He finished his last final about an hour ago. He’s all packed and ready to come home. He’s been so anxious. You would think he missed us or something. ;c)


Blogger Screen Door said...

I love these - You know I'm crazy about plaids....I bet she sells a bunch of patterns with this advertising...

6:30 PM  
Blogger QuiltingFitzy said...

Those are terrific!

Are you sure your son doesn't miss staring into the fridge? 8^)

9:38 PM  
Blogger Helen said...

They are great!

7:27 AM  
Blogger Laurie Ann said...

Oh man, those are so adorable!! I wish you lived closer, I would come to the shop and learn how to do that. They are great!!!

6:12 PM  
Blogger Carole said...

Oh..... they are lovely! They should be selling like hot cakes! Enjoy you're son's company! They grow up so fast!

6:55 PM  
Blogger Lynn Dykstra said...

I clicked on the photo to enlarge, and your handwork is beautiful. What is the finished size?

7:10 PM  
Blogger Carol E. said...

I *love* your samples! The brightish-light blue makes it dance! How fun that you can help your friend make her "new" store into a success!

2:12 AM  
Blogger atet said...

Ohhh -- how fun. The idea of being able to go help purchase fabric for a quilt store is one that gives me tingles :-). Those samples are fantastic and I'm sure they will have people lining up to purchase!

11:36 PM  
Blogger YankeeQuilter said...

What geat samples! She is lucky to have a friend help out. Sounds like will really shake up the LQS scene!

9:23 AM  
Blogger Anne Heidi said...

Such lovely samples! Jan is very lucky to have a friend like you! I am in the middle of opening a new quilt shop, and can't wait to buy fabric and all the other good stuff :)

3:33 PM  
Blogger dee said...

thanks for stopping by my blog-I love these samples-how big are they? Beautifully done. We spend 10 days in Maine every year-where is your friends shop? I tend to save up my pennies to spend on fabric store side trips then.

10:42 AM  
Blogger Libby said...

Your samples are great. I love that pattern - makes a great gift.
Enjoy your summer with your son home - the time will just fly by.

5:26 PM  
Blogger Tracey @ozcountryquiltingmum said...

They look great, enjoy seeing your boy, Tracey

10:35 PM  
Blogger keslyn said...

Thanks for dropping by, your samples look great, enjoy having your son home, mine comes home from boring school nearly every weekend, mainly to eat me out of house & home,

5:35 PM  
Blogger swooze said...

Pretty samples. It has been an especially tough year for college students. I am sure he is anxious for the safety of his home and family! And maybe the fridge!

2:47 PM  
Blogger Shelina said...

These are pretty samples. I hope you have a great time with your son. Hope my daughter is that excited when she comes home from college!

7:08 PM  
Blogger Hanne said...

Very cute samplers :-)

2:17 PM  

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