After indulging myself with the last post, I will keep track on quilting!
I have two very favourite shops in Indianapolis - the Back Door on the south-side and my absolute all time favourite Quilts Plus on the north-side. My friend Theresa is extremely patient with me and drives me to these much favoured quilt stores sometimes twice within 24 hours!!!
The Back Door is always a treat for me - we drop by on the way back from the airport - they are open late and as my flight invariably comes in from Washington DC at the same time as the evening rush hour... a couple of hours in the store is an excellent excuse to miss the traffic. It's funny though how Theresa always manages to miss the turn-off to the store, but I can spot it a mile off - it's the fabric calling or rather shouting to me :-)))
|A warm welcome at Back Door Quilts|
I don't have a picture for Quilts Plus, but at the end of my stay in Indianapolis I made 2 forays into the store with one on the way to the airport when Theresa said "you have 20 minutes!!!" The previous day, we arrived at 12.00pm and we didn't leave until 3.40pm - yes we spent 3 hours 40 minutes in the store and I will not be divulging how much I spent, but I did at least fill a loyalty card which gave me $ 25 off the bill, which does not make me feel quite so guilty!
On the way to Shipshewana, we called in at the Quilter's Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana.
|The Marie Webster House|
But first some other items in the Marie Webster House...
|A close-up of Marie Webster's first quilt|
Marie Webster's work room where she designed her patterns and ran her business. Unfortunately it is rather a dark photograph.