Sunday, September 28, 2008

Destination - Fall !

If there's an arts and craft fair, fall can't be far behind. We didn't have to travel too far to find the Madison Chautauqua Festival. Of course, we took advantage of the cool morning and rode the Harley. Give him a destination, and he'll gladly take me there, just as long as we ride the motorcycle!

Of course there is always some good food at these festivals. This sign was too cute! And the pork chop sandwiches were good too.
In addition to the juried art fair, many locals set up tables on the sidewalks to sell their antiques, collectibles, crafts and just about anything. These ladies were selling a few of their antique dishes but had draped the tables with some beautiful quilts. I love the old houses in Madison. Many are surrounded by some pretty iron fences like this one.
If it wasn't for the big tour bus and the car parked in front of this church, I could have gotten a pretty picture of all the mums adorning the steps. Looks like fall to me! I did get a little project done today. I've decided that I need a new fall purse to carry so I found this pattern in the fall issue of Quilts and More. But never one to leave a recipe or a pattern alone, I made a few changes ;)
Speaking of magazines, have you seen that my favorite quilt shop (Among Friends) is listed as one of the top 10 quilt shops in the newest Quilt Sampler magazine? Check out page 46! Congratulations Wendy!
Wow, three posts this week. It's some kind of record for me lately! Hope you all are enjoying your fall days too.


Mrs. Goodneedle said...

Fall's coming, that's for sure...ready or not! I just ordered Bettie Hammock's "Scraptease" pattern from your favorite quilt shop, saw the quilt and fell in love with it in The Sampler magazine.

Cheryl said...

Love all the pictures. What a fun day you had and the rig looks great. Wonderful, sweet pictures of your little guy. So happy, and cherry!!

Lucy said...

You are always on the go --- I'm jealous.

Your purse is darling. I just have to make a purse someday. Hey - what a coincidence - I picked up that same magazine last night. Those shops are incredible aren't they? Lucky you to get to shop in one of them.

Rhonda and Allyn said...

Janet, I really enjoyed your pics. Makes me want to go out and find a fair somewhere!

On a side note, please tell me how you change the colors of your web page to the customized colors you use. How do you put those neat borders around your pics? And how do you put your pics WITHIN your texts instead of all before and all after? I like what you have done.


Red Geranium Cottage said...

Love that purse. It's so fall like. I love Among Friends quilt shop too!!!