Stash Weekend

This weekend several of the ladies from my EGA chapter got together and drove down to Indiana to go to a stitching store we all love. What is it about stitchers that we'll all drive 3 hours to get to a store when there are 3 within 1/2 hour of us?



I finally broke down and got the Lavender Rose Accessories to go with my Lavender Rose Sweetbag. I'm still not excited about all the queen stitches used but its a cute set so I guess I'll live ;) I also got Strawberries so Faire from Ellen Chester and a Lamb ornament from The Stitching Parlor. The lamb is cute but not exactly my taste, I have an ornament exchange for christmas and the person I drew loves this type of ornament.


I also scored a few old magazines that I liked. Just Cross Stitch Ornament issue from 2000. The first year I got one of these was 2005, I think I have found them back to 2003 so I was excited to find a new issue. One can never have enough ornaments. :) The Sampler and Antique has a very nice Quaker Sampler as well as a Bellpull and a blackwork sewing case.

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  1. Hi Kimberly!

    You had quite a productive day! And some nice purchases. I've never been to the shop you went to, by I know my sister has been there. I guess I didn't realize you were in Michigan. (I know I am at least an hour from an LNS, and you can't imagine how excited I was to get a Hobby Lobby nearby last fall.)

    Enjoy your new stash...

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  2. I'm with you there is nothing like a road trip with fellow stitchers to get more stash. Talking, lunching and shopping are all up there as my favorite things. You got some get things. Happy Stitching, CJ

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  3. Awesome stash! House of Stitches is a great store :) I have the Strawberries so Faire piece in my stash, and am looking forward to doing this (black version) as a SAL shortly. And, you're right...you can never have too many ornaments!

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  4. Like Cindy, I have Strawberries So Faire as well and will be doing the same SAL with her. I'm with you on the queen stitches, too. I don't particularly care for them, but some designers seem to use a ton of them!

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