Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Yes, I did quilt while in Orlando!!

When planning our trip to Orlando I realized that I would really miss piecing on my sewing machine.  So I decided to take one of my quilts that needed binded with me.  I have a number of quilts that are wating to be binded.  I was able to get two and half sides done!!  It's my first of many Day and Night quilts by Eleanor Burns, for some reason I don't have many pictures of this quilt??

I also talked my Dad into taking me to a Quilt Shop in Haines City. 

I found a chalk refill I needed and then I found a Blank Quilting Fabrications Strips set of Black and White fabric.  So now I need to find a pattern or design one that will use the strips and the other coordinating fabric I already have.

Our trip to Orlando Florida to see Harry Potter

We left frozen Northeastern Ohio to travel south to spend time with my Dad and Sister in Davenport, Florida.

Garfield wanted to join us!

Dad's friend Betty has this cool tree in her backyard.  It's call a Bottlebrush tree.

Check out my little Sis Dawn calling Bingo at the community center!

We were in Florida to relax and soak up some sun.

We did spend one day at Universal Studios!

Specifically to see The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Entrance to Hogsmeade

Hogwarts Express

Hogsmeade was packed with so many people we didn't get into any of the stores.

I was really impressed with the detail, it looked just like in the movies!!

Hagrid's cottage


We did walk through Hogwart's castle, but didn't take the Forbidden Jorney ride. 
 I guess I will just have to go back!!!

One of my favorite movies is Twister!!

We got to experience what it was like to be in an F5 Twister.

Dorthy II is one of the props used in the move, it helps to collect data for the study of Tornados.

It was great to spend time with Dawn, Jim, Dad and Betty.