ever happens to me. I can't remember the last time I accidentally stumbled upon a cross stitch store.... if ever. I always have the most current issue of the stitcher's shop guide and check the Internet whenever I'm going to be traveling in an area I've never visited. I've also studies my own state map in the travel guide so often I can tell you where any shops worth visiting are. So, I don't expect to be surprised by a shop. Well, this past Saturday that very thing happened.
We were off visiting The Scholar for the day and went to a suburban town with a fun touristy Main Street and while walking along what to my wondering eyes should appear but a cross stitch shop! What a thrill. I knew there was a quilt store along the street...had even been there before...but I had no idea there was a stitching shop.
I tried not to take too long so I might have missed a thing or two but was happy to find one of the 3 items on my wish list. (I know, my wish list is pretty short.)
The second pattern by Hillside Samplings has been around since 2002 but as soon as I saw it I knew it was perfect for some of that orange linen I have. The negative image of a pumpkin would be perfect.
Fall has arrived. Buttercup starts school tomorrow and I might have to wear shoes and socks soon. I'm also hoping for lots of stitching and sewing time now that it's cooler and Buttercup will be gone until supper time. Hope everyone else is managing the same.