Wendy's Longarm Quilting, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Toronto …part 3

Yesterday was a full day. The purpose of the trip was for Erik’s Mom to under go a TAVI procedure. (A heart valve replacement) thankfully for the most part everything went smoothly and after an overnight hospital stay we are back together at the hotel.

The rest of our stay will be in the hotel and for her to relax and rest with a little walking more each day.

I really enjoy not having to eat out and have found it very easy to make healthy delicious and fast meals with careful shopping. I much prefer my cooking and the money saved can go to more fun things like adding to my fabric stash!

Last nights supper made from some of a pkg of a fresh stir fry mixture and some rotisserie chicken and a little sauce.

I had to wait outside of the hospital this morning for a half hour before they let me up to visit. I found a nice shady spot to sit and relax… these buildings are so interesting to look at so much concrete but where I sat had so many trees and nice green grass. A little oasis.

My little project awaits me while Hilkka rests up for our journey home on Monday .

Wendy's Longarm Quilting, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Toronto…day 2

Eriks Mom wanted to rest yesterday afternoon after her pre op and encouraged me to set out and visit a quilt shop.

I chose The Workroom , so set up a Uber ride. On the way to the shop a traffic drum came flying off a truck in front of us…I sure was impressed with the drivers ability as it flew right into our path with so much traffic and speed involved thankfully he was able to miss it but it was by inches. He earned his tip that’s for sure!

Not the best thing to fly out of a truck in traffic! Yikes!

Thankfully I arrived safe and sound and relaxed looking at all of their fabric and supplies. This shop caters primarily to Modern Quilters, they also carry every colour of Kona cotton which made it very easy to find the sashing fabric that I have been looking for for my Long Time Gone Quilt. I chose Silver which is such a pretty and soft gray.

Along with the Kona solid this bundle decided to join me in my quilting journey.

Stay Gold by Melody Miller

My local guild will be beginning a quilt sew along this month and I am leaning towards using fabrics from this bundle. I wish that I could have decided on my background while in the shop however I chose to wait and give it a little time.

There is another shop not far from here that offers free delivery within this area…yikes should I go there?