zondag 31 maart 2013

I went to Paris to visit a quilt exposition

Last week I went to Paris to visit an exposition of 25 antique quilts in the Mona Bismarck Center for Art & Culture.


Weather was beautiful, a really blue sky an good temperature to walk! Because in Parid you WALK......
In the morning I went to the North-African market in rue Dejean (18th arr), I was a bit disappointed , expected more stalls. In a shop you could buy this dry herb grass to make tea, I forgot the name...


There were a lot of shops with very colorful african fabric for making clothes, a bit too stiff to quilt I think.



Then I walked to the mercerie in Place St Pierre  to buy some thread to quilt my Union Station quilt. On my way I saw the sacre Coeur.

For an excellent lunch I went to my favorite veggie restaurant...in the rue Bichat 



Then it was time to go to the exposition in  The Mona Bismarck center .
This was the spectacular view standing in front of the building. 


After the exposition I went to the same terrace as last time to drink a glass of wine....There were no blankets anymore but the heaters were still on.  There I met a very nice couple from the US.  We talked about life... and drank our wine together. 

Next time pictures of the antique quilts!

9 opmerkingen:

  1. Leuk dat je mensen ontmoet en samen van gedachten kunt wisselen.
    Ben benieuwd naar de foto's van de quilts die je gezien hebt.
    Voor nu nog even gezellige Paasdag gewenst,Evelyne

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  2. Thank you for the pictures and commentary I enjoyed your journey !!!!!

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  3. Je hebt toch niet gelopen van Montmartre naar de expositie? Weer prachtige foto's van Parijs, ik liep met je mee in gedachten.... Alleen de Noord-Afrikaanse markt ken ik niet.
    Kijk uit naar foto's van de expositie!
    Groetjes, Marjo B-W

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  4. Dat was een leuke dag in Parijs. Ik ben benieuwd naar de quilts. Fijne zondag,

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  5. Mmmm Paris.
    I will be there in August I hope. Reading your post, I can't wait!

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  6. Heerlijk, Parijs!! Ik ben er al jaren niet geweest. Ben benieuwd naar de quilts!
    groetjes
    Jane

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  7. Wat leuk om zo even met jou mee te lopen door Parijs. Mooie stofjes!!!!

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  8. It looks like such a beautiful place, how blessed you are to be able to get there! I love the African fabrics - oh, the things you could make!

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