Of course there’s never a good time for a sewing machine to be temperamental, but in the middle of sewing the binding onto a quilt that has to be delivered this weekend because the recipient is about to move overseas is one of the worst times. What a blessing that the awesome ladies at Satin Moon Quilted Garden agreed to clear off a table so I could use one of their machines. This despite having the store full of the Christmas Bazaar handcrafts at the front, and the classroom/sewing area temporarily well filled with notions. They even spoiled me with fresh coffee, which really hit the spot! Thank you Linda, Susan, and Maureen!
So: Mission accomplished, now I just have to sew the back down and do the label.
This is something no one can compete with online. Local independent retailers bring so much to our communities in service, support and character. Mindful of the need to show support, and aware of the excellent specials that were on, I
indulged did my bit for the local economy: isn’t this pear batik drool-worthy?