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Sunday 15 February 2015


Thanks SO MUCH to everyone who came yesterday to Mrs. Pugsley's Emporium.  It was a great party.  There was no time for pictures once things got rolling, but here are a few from just before the shop opened.
For those not aware, Mrs. Pugsley's Emporium is housed in the historic clock tower building in downtown Amherst.  Just being inside the building itself is a treat...but to have it filled with quilting fabric is heaven! (Obviously this is not a recent photo - otherwise you would see some rather large snowbanks...)  The quilt shop is housed on the main floor, and quilts were hung in those Gothic arched windows

See the big apple?

My sister, husband and niece arrived with flowers. Thank you, Nancy, Ralph and Christina :)
There was also a delivery of flowers from Joan and Gerald unable to attend because of today's blizzard. How sweet, and how very Joan. Everyone in the shop waited as I read the card read to see who the mystery sender was.  Thank you Joan and Gerald for adding to the day's fun!  
They look so pretty together!

There were little bites of NY style cheesecake to go home with each visitor, and of course a little chocolate in honour of the day.
Sincere thanks to all who attended in person, and in spirit.  It was a lovely day.  Thank you Beth!


  1. I am so glad you had a super day! You deserve it for all the hard work you do in putting all of your beautiful patterns together so we can enjoy the craft of quilting! Thank You! ♥

  2. I too am so glad you had a successful day! You DO deserve it. I am so sorry I could not make it down for such a special celebration.

  3. What a lovely day. Sure wish I could have been there.

  4. So glad your special day was a huge success! Wish I could have been there.

  5. I'm glad your book signing went off so well! What an interesting building, what was its original purpose? Not just to house the clock, surely?

  6. And now I really feel as if I got there, too. Thanks!