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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Last Friday

First of all, I forgot to show you what I bought at Erica's.  I got this little folder full of post it notes.


I also got a roll of some lovely colored wool felt.

I have a pattern and needed some nice colors of felt to make another tape measure cover.

Today we are going to Nancy's house for a cartonnage class.  That means we will be making a box to hold the embroidered book we are going to start tomorrow.  I just love making things.  The teacher was just marvelous and I was tickled to learn how to make a box.

 The teacher has an Etsy shop (ColorWay Arts) but learning it in person while you are doing it is just the best way.  I'm using a piece of fabric that I got at Liberty in London (which makes me be very careful, I don't want to mess this up!).

 It takes us all morning but I just love how my box turned out.


I got two extra kits and the tools to make a couple more boxes.


We had a delicious lunch provided by Nancy.  Fabulous dessert.


After lunch we go shopping.  We hit three quilt/fabric shops.  Then to check this off my bucket list of things to do in Indy, we go to Heidelberg Haus for dinner.
 The gnomes out front:



 I wish they had Springerle but it is only offered at Christmas time.
I get a few (!) cookies:

I have German potato salad and a hot dog for dinner.

 Oh, yes, I also got a pecan roll.

 Yum!
What a fun day!
A

2 comments:

  1. What delightful boxes - yours turned out so pretty. Great use of the Liberty of London fabric!

    (if you need any help with those cookies, I'll run right over)

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  2. The box turned out so pretty.
    I bet the food at Heidelberg Haus is delicious.
    Mmmmm, cookies!
    Marilyn

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