My friend Marlene called me a couple of months ago and asked if I was interested in going to Schaumburg IL for Sewing Expo.
Do not get me wrong, I still L.O.V.E. Sewing Weekend in Beaver Dam. It has maintained most of its quality even after the sale of Nancy's Notions to the parent company of Babylock. But once a year is not enough. (This year it's May 7-8-9. You should go. Seriously, you should!)
(I think I blogged last year about the local transportation for Sewing Weekend. I'm trying to slim down a little -- my purse and TOTE bag, that is! -- in order to get through that bus aisle faster.)
But I digress. We needed some sewing girl time. So south we ventured... I have to say I was a tad bit disappointed in the Schaumburg show, as were my
Not to fear, I did attend one pants fitting lecture which I liked, and I found some fabric... I was home by dinner time on Saturday and washed my pieces in preparation for some garment sewing this coming week. Keep your fingers crossed, this year I might even wear something I made to Sewing Weekend!