Last weekend and this coming weekend, I was (and will be) busy selling things at the Great Oregon Steam-Up at the Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks, Oregon. Part of our booth is pictured below and it is located in the Pacific Northwest Truck Museum.
The Steam-up event has been going on for 49 years and appeals mostly to men interested in antique steam operated equipment. There are 14 museums including a John Deere Museum, Car Museum, Caterpillar Museum, Fire Truck Museum, etc. People come from all over the USA for this. Several years ago, a quilt show was started to have something that would interest the women who had accompanied their hubbies.
Here are a couple of the quilts that are in the show. I really like this house quilt and might add it to my long list of quilts that I would like to make some day!
This one is an antique quilt - about 100 years old.
To get to the museum, which is about 30 miles from home, we have to cross the Willamette River and we cross it by taking a ferry. Here are a couple pictures of the details of taking the ferry.
|Look close to see the prices they charge|
For my string report, Here is what I have done so far on the spider quilt. I didn't get very far this month.
I think I completed a total of 4 blocks, 2 of which are below.
We have had a lovely summer so far. Hopefully, August will be nice as well. It is usually the hottest month and we haven't reached 90º yet, which we like.