Although I haven't been doing much in the way of sewing this week, I have not been idle!
For a start, I found a cutting plan for the star block which I want to use in the Christmas QAL challenge, and I have printed it out and put it with the fabrics ready for next month's QAL weekend.
And then - most unexpectedly - whilst in London for a girls' weekend away with big sister Helen we came across this quilting shop! Hurrah!
Now I think that quilting shops of any size are sadly lacking in my part of the world - we have a small shop about 3 miles away, but apart from that, only one other of any size in the whole of the City of Birmingham - and that is on the other side of the City from me.
So you can imagine how pleased I was to just walk down a road and trip over this one!
I did a little light shopping and came away with a 'bargain bundle' - a mix of no less than a yard of coordinating offcuts for £8. That compares to most fabrics here being in the range of £10-£12 per yard.
Lovely, that'll do me - I wonder what my bargain bundle will become...?
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