I love it all: embroidery, canvaswork, quilting, crochet. So much to do, so little time.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Quilters Plus Boutique

Hey Blog Buddies,
This weekend was the Quilters Plus Holiday Boutique, and from the amount of shoppers that I saw there, it was a great success.  On Saturday, my GF Shirley came down from The City with her hubby who is a ham radio operator just like DH.  The guys had tons of things to do and talk about, so Shirley and I were free to do blogging stuff (she is in the process of launching her own blog) and then go shopping at the Boutique!

I did not get photos of the items Shirley purchased, but of course I was able to photograph my new acquisitions!  So without further ado, here they are:

These are very versatile little angels.
They come with a hanger, so they can be an ornament;
they can sit on a shelf, as in this photo;
and the skirt is made of a firm material and they
have no bottom, so they can be a tree topper, too.
One for myself and one for a gift.
Don't worry, the recipient never visits here.   :o)
These were labeled as hot pads,
but they are very firm
(made of fabric-wrapped clothesline I would imagine)
and I will be using them as trivets.
I saw these small tree skirts on Friday
but waited until Saturday to get one.
I was lucky--I got the last one!
Perfect for my 3-foot tree!
A great tote bag/purse at a great price.
Dimensions are approximately 10" by 15"
with two large pockets outside and seven inside!
And how cute is this?
Needle Artisans of NW Indiana was a vendor at the Boutique,
so there was a nice selection of hand-embroidered items, too.
I couldn't resist all the cute holiday motifs on this tree
stitched by Chris R--I had to have it.
I happen to know Chris and I'll have to thank her for making this!
After our shopping spree we were hungry,
so we instructed the boys to go to a local Asian eatery
and met them there for lunch.
It was a wonderful fall weekend.

The photo gallery for this year's Boutique is already up on the Quilters Plus website, so if you want to see how they transform an empty room into a fabulous Boutique with thousands (yes, thousands) of hand-made items for sale, click here.

That's it from here.
Hope you had a great weekend (with an extra hour here in the US).
And thanks, as always, for visiting!


cucki said...

Aww so beautiful..
Big hugs x

Mouse said...

nice goodies you got ... love the tree ... going to take a peep at the link :) love mouse xxxxx

Chris said...

What a wonderful craft show. You came home with some lovely things. Thanks for sharing the info.

Linda said...

Love all your new goodies. Sounds like a fun day.


Anne said...

It's interesting how we all see different items at the Boutique, but you picked out some lovely purchases!

Julie said...

Such lovely things you purchased on your outing with your friend. Beautiful!

Carol said...

What a great variety of purchases--I especially love the stitched "tree!" Sounds like a perfect outing.

Sally said...

Very pretty goodies!