Friday, July 20, 2012

In Stitches Quilt Shop @ Rushville

While on a recent trip to see some Indiana Covered Bridges, we just happened upon a quilt shop called In Stitches Quilt Shop and had to stop (and spend some money.)  They had some very nice pieces on display.  So I asked if I could take pictures and share them here.

Above is what I'm guessing is a mug rug and perhaps paper pieced because the pieces are so tiny.  Check out the embroidery detail that's embellished with very tiny buttons!  Makes my hand hurt to think about it.


I really like pieced clothing if it's done in taste like these. The orange colored jacket below used a sweat shirt as a base.  Not sure about the blue one.

I bought the special cutting template to make the squares for the wreath & JOY banner.
Of course I had to buy the pattern for the JOY banner.
Great use of novelty fabric for the Spool Quilt block (I think.)
And while I shop, Mr. G. amused himself by reading all the little sayings.  For some reason, he like this one so much he had to take a picture of it. 
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11 comments:

  1. Quilt shops are lovely! It's amazing how much stuff they have in these little places...well some aren't so little! haha... and they can be quite expensive too! I don't sew or quilt but I do enjoy popping into shops like these if they are in the area of where I'm shopping. You're an inspiration to me! :) and I've nominated you a couple of blow awards! http://www.homesteadsimple.com/blog-awards/

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    1. Thank-you Erika, so much for the award. I'm honored and enJOY being a part of your awards list. Its good to know that I do inspire someone. You'll find my list of randoms and the awards I've passed on @ http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/06/sunshine-kreativ-awards-thank-you-barb.html.

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  2. Those quilts are fantastic! They remind of the stuff my grandmother used to make. She was very good at it. Congratulations on your award nominations!

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  3. Fabulous quilts! Samples at a quilt shop are always so inspiring - puts so many ideas in your head. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Wow! They had some great items in that shop. Thanks for sharing (I came in from Fun Thread's Sew What Monday)

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  5. These are all so pretty, but that first one really grabs me!

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  6. Thanks for sharing. What a cute shop. I'm off to find your bridge photos!

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  7. That wreath wall hanging is pretty cute! What a fun shop. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  8. Some fabulous finds in that shop there!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  9. Beautiful quilts! Thanks for sharing this at Sunday Blog Love, it won't be long and we'll need something to keep us warm at night. Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

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  10. What a cute store - love that polka-dot bag... Thanks for linking up to MightyCrafty Mondays! :)

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