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Since January 1, 2012, my goal is to write a daily sentence or two (or paragraph or two) about gratitude of the day and to include one photo (at least) that I took that day (but will add others from time to time). It has definitely been a challenge most days throughout the past eight years, and welcomed the challenge again this year - 2020 - Covid and all. I hope you will continue the ride with me!

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Obie's in Goodville, PA

There are no words to adequately describe the quilt shop Obie's in Goodville, PA, except maybe a hoarder's dream? When up in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area with my sewing sisters yesterday, no road trip  is complete without a stop at Obie's. You may have to squeeze through the aisles and watch the floorboards on the second floor so you don't "fall into the first floor", but that is really the "fun" of it all. It is chock full of thousands of bolts of fabric (and hand-made items by the owner, Nan, and quilts made by folks from the surrounding area), in a small country store that was built in the 1850's. And believe it or not, we all seemed to "find" fabrics that certainly appealed to us to purchase in all the chaos surrounding the bolts of fabric.

BSoleille! The bright side of Obie's because there is nothing else quite like it anywhere...


Photos of Susie Stevenson and Karen Todd to show the scale of how many fabrics and bolts are squeezed into the store. 

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