Just a little way up the road from where I live is the delightful little shop, Sawmiller’s Quiltery. There were some new red-work patterns in stock which I was quite keen to check out. “Do you know what red-work is?”, I asked DH as I headed out the door. “Of course I do”, he replied, “you made that red-work Santa”. Isn’t he a clever quilter’s husband? The shop looked very inviting, with quilts hung outside the shop.
Bailey and Poppy were on snooze duty in the shop. With all this warm weather that we have been having lately, there was nothing better to do than snooze in the sunshine. It was too hot for them in the basket, nice and comfy with their very own quilts made for them especially by Sue. So much cooler on the floor.
There were lots of interesting things to check out in the shop, since my last visit. The Christmas tree looked a picture decked out in ribbon bows and little quilt charms nestling amongst the branches.
Also in the Christmas theme were the beautiful Jim Shore angel figurines, with their patchwork decorations. Any quilter would love one of these. I have a tiny one of these sent to me several years ago from South Dakota, and she comes out every year at Christmas time.
As I was a little late checking out the red-work patterns, some of then had sold out. I just had to take “Red-work Kitchen” home with me, featuring cups and saucers, jugs and plates. I’m busy working on my current stitcheries at the moment, but this pattern will be all ready and waiting when I’m ready to start a new project.