Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Pioneer Quilts….PART ONE!

Yesterday I said that I was off to Portland’s Fabric Depot but I seem to have got side tracked… thanks to Synthia and Sally!  Both of these ladies said that I just HAD to go to the Pioneer Quilt Shop..so what’s a quilter to do..but follow her Followers!  And man, am I ever glad I did!!

I now have a NEW Favourite Quilt Shop!!  I’m sure after you see my pictures you will agree…SEW pour yourself another coffee and get comfy!

Ok..this is good!  I always love it when there is a welcoming quilt at the front door…even if it is raining out!P1170850 - Copy

This quilt was hanging over the cash register..LOVE IT!!

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Pan out..Here is a look at that wall..lots of woolie goodness!P1170852 - Copy

To the left, this stunning applique quilt…

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And at the table by the door!!  Be still my heart!  All this and I haven’t even closed the DOOR!!

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Throughout the shop there are little surprise displays..like this one!

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And did I mention WOOLIE GOODNESS?  Yup…thought so…well I will be mentioning THAT a lot!  This shop is full of wool, wool patterns and wool displays!

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Oh…and tons of Civil War fabrics, patterns and books!!

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Tons of stuff that is new to me…and probably to you too!

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Just LOOK at all the wool…by the bolt and by the piece..and tons of hand dyed wool as well!

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Yes, JAM fever has struck this shop!

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And Sue Spargo has been and left her mark!

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Primitive Gatherings is here..just look at this itty-bitty little quilt!

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And this beauty…the detail took my breath away!!

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And of course Maggie B. was here…LOVE her work!

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Sprinkled with CW quilts!!

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AND THEN throw in Bonnie Sullivan (All Through the Night)..IT’S ‘STARRY NIGHT’!!  I ordered this one from Bonnie a few years back…and here it is!!  I even have the fabric to make it…somewhere in my sewing room back home…!!!  AND I still love it!!  How could I not?!  It’s stunning!!

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Whew!!  Well, we made it part way down the shop..and I don’t want to blow up the RV Park’s Wifi when I post!! Part TWO tomorrow.. I sure hope you don’t mind…!  :)

Have a wonderful Wednesday and Happy Quilting!~P

20 comments:

  1. Loved going through the quilt shop with you. It's a stunner. . .

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  2. I really like that civil war quilt. Did you happen to get the pattern's name?

    Thanks, Sandy

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  3. Great pictures. That sure looks like your kind of place alright!!

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  4. glad that this store was a success!!..part two?..come on just hog the bandwith for today and get it over with!!

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  5. I sure don't mind, can hardly wait until tomorrow. Would especially love to see what you bought.

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  6. That basket quilt is lovely! I think I see another basket quilt in my future!

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  7. Next time I'm in Portland this will be the first place I go! Thank you for sharing. I am excited for tomorrow! Christine

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  8. Looks like a destination quilt shop! Wonderful pictures! Thanks for such a sweet view of all the quilts and beautiful fabrics!

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  9. What a wonderful quilt shop ! I had SO much fun looking at all of your pictures of the shop ! Looking forward to part 2 tomorrow

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  10. Oh my gosh what a great "new" quilt shop, has your heartbeat slowed yet! I would love to some day take a class from Sue Spargo!

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  11. Told ya so, told ya so!!! :)

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  12. I love all the fun quilt shops in the PDX area. I've never been to Pioneer Quilts though. I'll have to check it out on my next trip. I love Fabric Depot. It's almost to overwhelming. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. Be still my heart, lol.
    That is a shop, well worth a detour for, everything I love in one place.

    Debbie

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  14. so happy to hear that it wasn't as disappointing as your stop at pendleton's~!~
    it does look very tempting and i can hardly wait to see your next post.

    :-)
    libbyQ

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  15. I hope you found time to go to the Fabric Depot yet today. I know you are more into the wool stuff but the first time I walked into the Fabric Depot my jaw just dropped. Every fabric company and every beautiful piece of fabric you could ever imagine. I just love that place and get there as often as I can. I will have to go to Primitive quilts one of these days too.

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  16. good thing you listened...this is one of my favorite shops!

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  17. Now you see why I thought you should stop at this shop back when you came through Portland...I knew you'd love it!!! It is fun.

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  18. Looks like a wonderful place - love those squirrels! Did you pack up the whole store and take it with you? *G*

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