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|Antique Quilt in Arkansas|
One of the joys of traveling is finding new quilt shops to visit. While on vacation to Branson in April I got to visit Quilts & Quilts http://www.quiltsandquilts.com/ It is an incredible shop. What made it even more awesome was the fact that six weeks before I arrived their shop had been hit by a tornado. I would have never known they were in a brand new location if they had not told us. They have bolts and bolts of fabric, many books and patterns and a lot of finished quilts for sell. I didn't get any pictures but I did buy a few goodies that I'll share with you another day along with some other great shops I visited.
On the way home we stopped for lunch at a cafe that had a crafts, shoes, Tshirts and furniture. The quilt above was hanging on the wall. Here are the close ups:
I don't know the name of the pattern but I just loved it. They had some other quilts hanging, log cabin and ninepatch but this is the one that caught my eye, along with this:
I really fell in love with the owl vase that was sitting on the mantle. Unfortuneatly it was not for sale. I have a thing for owls. I also collect pitchers and after asking several employees I was finally given a price. I got it for less that $40. Don't think it was a good deal? I know you can't tell from the picture but this thing is huge! It is glazed ceramic pottery and probably will hold 2 gallons - more than I'd want to pass around the table for sure! My husband likes to ramble through antique shops with me and we did a few of those too. I will have to share the other pitcher I got on the way through Alabama later. By the way, if you know where I can get an owl like that please let me know.