Here are a few shots of Keepsake Quilting in NH for those who need to escape the news of the day for a few minutes

here is their web site

Like the folks in Missouri they have a Youtube channel with hints that you can find here

and here is my video walking through back on the 20th of October.

Remember life is more than political arguments.

DaTechGuy: Where am I right now?

Kathie: Heaven

One of the secrets of staying Married for 25 years is remembering the person you’re married to.

Wednesday I took my wife north Sanford Maine on a belated mothers day to visit fabric stores. she is a quilter and nothing gets a quilter happier than fabric stores:

We started at the Main Chain Mardens. The location appeared to be an old Bradlees (all the shopping carts had the Bradlees logo that I hadn’t seen in over a decade).

While in general the prices at the store were pretty good (I purchased a half dozen pairs of reading glasses as I constantly lose them at half the price I would have paid elsewhere) according to the wife the fabrics, while available in quantity at reasonable prices were not anything special.

I had noticed Sanford Sewing Machines on the way to Marsdens while my wife thought it was just a repair place I figured we should stop in and she was glad we did. While their primary business is the sale and repair of sewing Machines they had a fair fabric selection and my wife was rather pleased at the visit finding fabric she really loved.

And as the quilting community is really a share and share alike type of crowd they directed us to Kathie’s Quilt shoppe a few miles down the road which was the highlight of DaWife’s day.

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It was a converted private house with a plethora of quilts

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Books on Quilting

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And fabric to make my wife’s day. I noticed a particular pattern that really caught my eye called the Scrappy Trip Quilt

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That one of the customers had made. Kathie was kind enough to do an interview to tell us just how to make one

If you want to give the a visit their flyer is here

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And their web site is here.

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