Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Fall, 2011, The Danube and Germany


The start of a trip of a lifetime. Left quilting behind, but had lots of inspiration, beautiful weather and wonderful food. Departing on the Amadolce from Budapest.
As my Mother's needlepoint framed picture says, "I'm So Glad I'm Back, I'm Happy I Went"


Hexagons have never looked like this before here on the Mathias Church in the Fisherman's Bastion. 


Grandmother's Flower Garden just glows in the sunshine on another part of the same Mathias Church.


Down River the Museum on the banks of the Danube in Linz, Austria is night time lights. An amazing building with a rectangular opening in the middle part.
It is a glass building with over 3000 printings of the name muesum on the exterior. Oh, if only I could have spent the day here. More to see up river. 


Probably the finest fabric shop I have even seen in the heart of Garmisch, Partenkirchen, Germany. The name is Grasegger and there is no web site. No problem you could not afford the fabric anyway. However, they should charge just to feel the fine cottons, linens, and thin wools. All for making authentic dirndls. I went back twice and finally found a remnant underneath a table for a blouse.



Upstairs at Grasegger in the men's department they gave me permission to take this picture. Stacking wood is the big thing in Gernany as many still use it for heat.



Sure enough, spotted this in a window while on a morning hike.  Will continue this post as there is more to share.




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1 comment:

Kathryn D. Duke said...

why is the fabric so expensive??