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Thread: Back from Alaska

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    We just got back from our cruise. Had a great time. I bought beautiful fabric, kits and patterns. The felt best shops were Rushin Taylors and Changing Threads in Skagway, both owned by the same lady. What great fabrics and kits, I just kept buying and buying and buying. While other people were buying jewelry, I was spending as much in the quilt shops. Silver Thimble in Ketchikan was ok, but I felt not near as friendly as the ladies in the shops in Skagway, although I do have a box of fabric coming from Ketchikan.

    Glad to be back on the board again.

    :D

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    Happy to hear that you enjoyed your cruise and got in a lot of shopping, too :D :D :D

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    Glad you had a great time. We did an Alaskan Cruise last July. I got to hit 4 or 5 quilt shops too, including one in Seattle. Would like to go again sometime when I am feeling good. I was recovering from shoulder surgery last year.
    It's so much fun to go to different stores!!!

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    Welcome back. I am glad to hear that you
    enjoyed your cruise to Alaska. I can hardly
    wait to see pic's of your new fabric, after it arrives.
    Have fun deciding what to do with each piece.
    :D :D :D :D :D

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    Welcome back!

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    Glad you had a nice time and got in some good shopping! I never made it to Alaska when I worked with P&O Cruises, but used to work with people that had worked at Mt McKinley Princess Lodge, and their photos were always stunning. Looking forward to seeing yours!

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    Glad you're back and had such a good time. Can't wait to see pictures of the trip ~ and of course ~ all your new fabric.

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    welcome back kiddo :D

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    Glad to see you back on board.

    Did you see the Whales? On my bucket list, take a cruise and watch the whales!


    Ninnie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ninnie
    Glad to see you back on board.

    Did you see the Whales? On my bucket list, take a cruise and watch the whales!


    Ninnie
    We saw about a dozen hump back and even a bear at Mendenhall Glacier. I will send pictures of all the stuff I bought, when it gets here, which should be in a few days. I have everything I bought in Skagway with me, but had the fabric from Ketchikan sent. Some of the patterns I believe are above my pay grade, but I could not resist.

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