Thursday, February 20, 2014

O-Lin-pics Day 7

The athlete and Mr. Athlete  had a exploration on Wednesday of the new O-Lin-pic city. They were on an expedition to find a quilt shop. The GPS, which has a female voice (should I be worried about Mr. Athlete having another woman in his truck?), took us on a misguided visit to some factory. After calling the shop, we found out it is really at most 6 miles from where out O-Lin-pic village is. But we traveled far more than that. We took the scenic route! Got to see factories and other good stuff.

With our drive longer than planned, we stopped here:

 for Mr. Athlete to check some stuff out. I don't think I've been in a Gander Mountain before.

Then on to the quilt shop! (Insert trumpet flourish here.)
Ocala, Florida

There are always such bright colors, so many good ideas. So many ways to spend money... I bought supplies for 2 new projects. 

Mr. Athlete is so patient. He usually walks around the stores, checking to see where things are made. Evidently, a lot of the things we use are made in China. 

I got a new top made, ready for new projects soon!

I'm linking up today with Needle and Thread Thursday @ My Quilt InfatuationReally Random Thursday @ Live a Colorful Life and I Quilt Thursays @ Pretty Bobbins


Quilt Musings said...

The colors in your strips are beautiful! Looks like a cute quilt shop, I love visiting new shops!

Elita@Busy Needle Quilting said...

I'm loving the blues you've put together! About to start a scrappy blues quilt this weekend. Woohoo! :-)

Live a Colorful Life said...

Sounds like a fun trip. Thanks for linking up!

Paula@TheSassyQuilter said...

Looks like a fun shop. I love exploring for a new quilt shop.

Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation said...

love checking out new shops! can't wait to see more of that top!

I'm so glad you shared at Needle and Thread Thursday!

:) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

Yarncrafter said...

Loved seeing the quilt shop pics. Also saw you there taking the picture in your pink top! I wanted to see more of the shop though. Always want to see more fabric. The athlete and Mr. Athlete are doing a great job. Thanks for sharing!