Saturday, April 4, 2009

Barb and I are traveling to France April 18. We will be staying in Paris for a short visit and then continuing to Nantes. Quiltmania the fabulous quilting magazine from France has invited us to set up a booth and to teach three classes. My daughter Laura is traveling with us also. She speaks French and has agreed to help us a bit. This will be our second trip and we love France. While in Paris we went to the Paris Flea Market, the Bird and Flower Market, and to a wonderful cross stitch shop. If you could see my cross stitch pattern stash it would take your breath away. But I had to buy something from this shop and stitch it to remember my trip. (Maybe I can finish it during this trip.)
I purchased this wonderful sampler in the Flea Market. I have sent it to Alissa to chart for me. After she has completed it I will post it for you to stitch if you would like. It's sweet and very easy.



What I'm reading: You will like this one ....it's great and easy read.

Thank you for your kind comments and encouragement. It means very much to me.
I wanted to let you know that Niki Farrauto has a blog also. She is the designer who did the book My Heart is True with Barb and me. You will enjoy seeing her latest designs.
Until next time! Alma

8 comments

  1. Oh yah, I am so happy to see you have a blog! I love your designs, and have several of your books, too! I just posted about my birthday present, a whole stack of Beach House fabric that my dear hubby purchased for me for my birthday. I am officially following your blog... Welcome to blogland! Danielle
    www.wanttobeequilting.blogspot.com

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  2. Have a wonderful trip to France, the trip sounds like a very fun one. Thanks for the links, they will be fun to browse, never been to France.

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  4. Oopsy, there was a spelling error in the previous Comment - wouldn't like you to think I am a bad speller! Alma, it is just wonderful to discover you are now blogging - I have been drawn to your work ever since I started quilting 13 years ago - so all the way from Australia 'I'll be Watching You!' Enjoy your trip to France - hugs - Lurline♥

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  5. I know Des fils en aiguille shop in paris and it's really nice . the shop owners are really kind.
    i wish you a great time there.

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  6. Alma. I know this shop too, it's a lovely shop indeed, thank you for your sweet comment on my blog.

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  7. How exciting! I'm sure you'll have a wonderful time in France :)

    Nice to see you blogging!

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