sneak peek of a quilt back with the wonderful Ikea giant text fabric
You know. You've heard about crazy cat ladies. There are also crazy quilting ladies. You know it's true. My crazy quilting lady escaped today. I had a meeting in the big city and I just happened to pass IKEA on the way home. Eek! I thought that I could just run in and find the fabric quickly. Get in. Get out. Back in the car and back into traffic. I had a plan. It could happen. I zipped off the freeway. Found parking. Speed walked like crazy person. Yep. Crazy quilting lady was on the loose! I zoomed in. Took the short cut and then the next short cut. I bypassed all the meandering walking through furniture. Who needs it? I was on a mission. Find some more of that awesome giant text fabric. Get a bunch of it and get out of the store. I actually bee-lined it right to the fabric. I did not get lost. Of course there was no one in sight to help me and I could not find the fabric. ARGH! I was on a mission however, and crazy quilting lady could not be thwarted. I became "one with the fabric" and knew that if I thought like a bolt of giant text fabric, I could find it! And find it I did! Under the cutting table. Still wrapped in plastic but it was there and I picked it up and it fell with the most satisfying thunk on the cutting table. I just need someone to cut it!!!! If in doubt and in IKEA, just head for the kid's playroom. They have to have people there. Brilliant idea. I found a person. She found a person for me. My plan was coming together. The crazy quilting lady asked for 10 metres and paced impatiently while the lovely young lady measured, cut and wrote up a tag. I am sure I had a possessed expression! The crazy quilting lady just needed a cash. I asked for directions. The shortest route to the cash and I was off to the races. No need for a bag. I was back in the car in 15 minutes, people! With 10 metres of the lovely giant text fabric called Britten Numbers and it only costs $3.99 a metre and it is extra wide! I feel better now.