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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.

What a fun day!


  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)

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