Sunday, October 29, 2006
I have been coveting this Den Haan & Wagenmakers Dutch Chintz since I saw it at the APNQ show in Seattle. If I was smart I would have purchased it there - but I had already spent a bunch and I was worried about my limit at the border. So today I ordered it online - from the merchant that had the booth at the quilt show, Reproduction Fabrics .
The store is located in Montana - which is certainly closer for shipping than Holland. I ordered a sampler pack of the Dutch Chintz, it is quite expensive to order yardage - $30.00 a yard or so. I also ordered some Civil War fat quarters and a sample of some other chintz fabric. I don't often order fabric online, but I really, really wanted this fabric. I have no idea at this point what I am going to do with it -- the sign of a true quilter!!!
Andrew has survived his wisdom tooth ordeal -- but just barely. All four teeth were impacted and part of his jaw bone came out with one tooth. So he is still quite swollen on his left side and hasn't eaten any firm food yet. He is getting tired of smoothies and soup - which has been quite hard on him because he has a milk allergy. As he has grown older he can tolerate the milk products fairly well but he has found this past 5 days that most soft food has some sort of milk product - ice cream, yougurt, cream soup etc. and he is getting quite congested. I think he would just love a great big juicey steak, but he just can't open his mouth wide enough. Hopefully he can eat something more substantial soon -- he's getting a bit cranky!