not much shopping.
Today was the second full day of this particular stitching retreat. The stitching room opened at 0800 and probably closed around 2200 (I am guesstimating because I had long since run out of energy and noise tolerance).
It feels funny to say, but this particular crowd of slightly more than 100 seemed to be louder than the 300 at StitchCon. Especially as it got later in the evening. I know that those who went to late night stitching at StitchCon said the same thing. It might be due to a lot of things; I am thinking that “bottles under the table” just might have contributed.
Anywho – three of us (one local, one from DC & I) switched tables this morning. We headed over to one side of the room and out of the doorway. We had also come to interact with stitchers from a number of places rather than a family from one.
Midday, the one of our small group who was local + a lovely woman from Queens who did drive headed off to the local needlework shop. On the second floor of a strip mall and accessible by elevator it was not small. Besides cross stitch, and embroidery