This morning I took Bosco (our dog) to a car boot fair. I had not been to one of these in a while. The last one I went to and sold stuff was when we'd moved house and realised we didn't really have a use for a lot of the things we had paid the moving company to pack and shift! Then much to the shock of my Husband I purchased a hand crank sewing machine from another vendor on my way to buying coffee and bacon rolls. I was not sent out on my own again!
So today I was full of virtue, and intended buying nothing, as I was only going as it is a good place to get a puppy used to crowds of people and meeting some other dogs.
This time I came back with back issues of Ladys Circle Patchwork and Quilting magazine.I cannot tell you how exciting this is!
When I started quilting in the early 1980's this was a magazine I would buy on trips to the States and also from the odd shop over here when I went to a show. I loved everything about it. All the old quilts, the patterns , and the column by Gwen Marston and Joe Cunningham.
When it stopped being printed, I almost went into mourning. Nothing really replaced it. So for those of you who miss it, and those of you who never knew about it, these are a few gems that caught my eye over coffee when I got back this morning!
Those were the days!