Zippy is the name of our GPS. I don’t remember why it’s Zippy. My sister named it.
At any rate I’m in Minneapolis. We drove from Winnipeg to Minneapolis on Monday-Wednesday, stopping at 15 quilt stores in 48 hours. Which was a lot of quilts. We went to some really good ones, and some seriously less-than-good ones. The best one was Back Porch Quilts in Detroit Lakes. You can check them out at http://www.backporchquitls.com.
Since being at Market we (My parents and I) have seen some awesome stuff. We went to Schoolhouse, which was a series of about 12 different classes in one day, where I learned some interesting stuff, and in others was bored nearly to tears. Then was sample spree, which is a crazy madness of crazy quilting ladies (they seem docile, but get them near brand new fabric and sale prices, and they go nuts) shopping like the crazy people they truly are. I did manage to avoid being trampled to buy 3 fat quarter packs and some sweet patterns from A Quilters Dream. This is my favorite one of the 12 that I bought