one more summer trip – wip linky party + giveaway

hello Wednesday!

one more summer trip
at kind of the last minute we decided to head East to go help family…
I actually drove through Chicago!!
conquered one of my fears!

one more summer trip
we drove through Notre Dame’s campus…
so, so pretty…

one more summer trip
love the views through Pennsylvania…

one more summer trip
but the main reason was to help out my Mother-in-law and sisters-in-law…

one more summer trip
as my Mother-in-law came home today for the first time since early May…
now the adventure begins…

looking forward to seeing what you have been working on!
work in progress


linking up with QuiltFabrication

and the giveaway for today…

giveaway
spy something fun??
leave me a comment to enter…
I will announce a winner on Friday…

Happy Sewing!

ps – remember to stop back by on Friday with your finishes…
also, sorry for the sideways photos… 🙂

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15 Responses to one more summer trip – wip linky party + giveaway

  1. Carol DeLater August 29, 2018 at 7:30 am #

    Wow, you were pretty near my HOUSE when you traveled through northern Indiana. (I never ever drive through Chicago). Once when I did on 94, Terry had a little too much to drink when visiting my brother (in Chicago where I was born!) He was in the back seat telling my daughter that I was going to kill us. I NEVER drive anymore when we go there. He was a truck driver and he is a professional, don’t you know. Glad you made it safe and sound.
    xx, Carol

  2. Denise August 29, 2018 at 7:39 am #

    I live in Illinois but have never been to Chicago nor do I want to. You are braver than me. thank you for the linky party.

  3. chrisknits August 29, 2018 at 7:52 am #

    Today they are correct for me! Prayers that all gors well! ND is lovely, our oldest pup is named after the school. Our oldest daughter spplied there but wasn’t accepted. Pretty fabric!

  4. Lori Smanski August 29, 2018 at 8:30 am #

    good for you. family is so very important. i live in the suburbs of Chicago and i will not drive in Chicago.

  5. Elizabeth August 29, 2018 at 9:03 am #

    Never been to Chicago. Pretty fabrics.

  6. Janna August 29, 2018 at 9:37 am #

    Yay for family helping family!

  7. rl2b2017 August 29, 2018 at 9:59 am #

    Ho Brooke! What a fun adventure that must have been. When I looked at your first photo, I thought hey I know that skyline. You are in my stomping ground – or passing through anyway. How fabulous that your MIL got to go home. Is there a better word than HOME??!! It will help her (and her peeps) SO much just being home. {{Hugs}} I know it will be challenging, especially if you are not close by. That is just so wonderful that you could go and help. I was the one at home, doing everything, so when a sibling/family member could step in for anything it was greatly appreciated. Happy Wednesday to you! ~smile~ Roseanne

  8. Shirley August 29, 2018 at 12:51 pm #

    Wonderful that you were able to be of support to family. Very impressed with driving in Chicago. Unfortunately, I just don’t have the confidence to do that. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

  9. Shirley Clark August 29, 2018 at 2:37 pm #

    You were brave to drive through Chicago. I drove through the tunnel in Mobile in May, and I was a nervous wreck. LOL

  10. Rita Long August 29, 2018 at 6:23 pm #

    I think it’s wonderful you conquered. I like the roses.

  11. Tannis W August 30, 2018 at 1:32 am #

    Wow, good for you for taking on that driving challenge! Driving in large cities is not for me. Love the prints in the scraps!

  12. Gea August 30, 2018 at 9:02 am #

    Congratulations on conquering against your fears! Love all the flowery fabric! I see pieces for a patchwork project bag!

  13. Beth T. August 30, 2018 at 11:22 am #

    Oh, I’ll bet she is so relieved to be home. There is nothing else like sleeping in your own bed. I’m happy for her. Hooray for you for helping out; it’s hard tough when folks are old, even when the events are happy ones.

  14. Calypso August 30, 2018 at 12:34 pm #

    Very generous of you to help and so happy you managed to drive in a big city. For me is always kind of scary!

  15. Karen August 30, 2018 at 4:49 pm #

    Cute selvedge with the Stars!

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