We are preparing for a road trip to Arkansas for a few days! Of course, I need to pack clothes, shoes, toothbrush and other mundane items but as a quilter I have special preparations to make!
Projects – I must bring some projects to work on in the car and when I might find a few idle moments:
Baby Quilt – I’ve been working on a baby quilt.
Just Takes 2 Block 27 Hand Applique – Slowly but surely working on this block.
Roadwork Santas – as a fall back project, I’ve always got my red work Santas. I’ve posted about this handy road trip project before (see Roadwork Santa’s).
Quilt Shops – along with projects to work on a quilter must also always be on the lookout for quilt shops! My major resource is Google, but my dear hubby’s first cousin (whom we are visiting) mailed (yes, snail mailed) me an advertisement for a quilt shop in her area. I can’t wait to meet her – what a sweetheart!
Magazines – when the road gets bumpy it may be time to read a bit:
The bag above is called Pockets A Plenty by Whistlepig Creek Productions. It is roomy enough for all of the projects, magazines, maps and of course, a few of these too: