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My Seattle Trip

Last year when I took my dad to Arizona, we had some trouble with Southwest Airlines (didn't have a wheelchair for my dad when we got off the plane after many promises).  Anyway, we each got a $150 coupon to use in the next year so I decided to go visit my younger sister Beverly in Washington.  We had a fun filled few days.  Here are some of the fun things we did.

Chihuly Garden & Glass Museum (which is located near the space needle).

These were just a few of my favorite pieces.  So amazing what he did with glass blowing.  This is where we went the first day I got there.  We went to the Museum, we walked to Pikes Place and had dinner and then went home.

The next morning we got up and drove north to the Mount Vernon area where we were able to see the tulip farms.  Another inspirational day of color and beauty.

After that we went to my nephews college campus and he gave me a tour.  I was able to get a picture with him that he would not let me post on Facebook but he didn't …

The saddest picture ever....

Yep my sewing machine is at the shop.  And it looks like it will be there for a while.  I have two quilts pinned and ready to quilt and two tops that are ready to pin, and blocks finished for other projects.  Just so sad.  I wore out my presser foot lifter.  The gears are stripped.  I've had the machine for about 4 years and I use my machine a lot.  It's a Bernina 750.  I love that machine and I hope it comes back like she was. 

Luckily I have my old 150 which is great to piece with but it's so small I really can't quilt with it and I definitely can't use the ruler foot and do any ruler work.  Luckily the guy fixing my machine said he has a spare 590 that I can use since he won't have mine fixed for a few (5 to 6) weeks but not because he can't but he will be having surgery next week and won't be able to work until then. 

But even so, I've been gone a ton the last few weeks because of work, ( a two day quick trip to Fort Worth), then up north to ta…