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Really Exotic Travel!

Well! I caught a bit of flack from some of my fellow New Mexico quilters for my last post. In it I mentioned how I wanted to go to the Space Camp in Huntsville Alabama and that a trip to space would really top off my year of exotic travel. Well, they reminded me that southern New Mexico is home to the Spaceport America, from which Virgin Galactic actually will fly people into space! A number of Hollywood celebrities have already booked reservations.



SpacePort NM

Their beautiful facility is in southern New Mexico near the White Sands Missile Range, which played a big role in the US space program and not far from Roswell, home of the only documented alien visit. Currently bus trips of the Spaceport facility are offered, until operations ramp up to the first flights. So, a little friendly tourist rivalry between New Mexico and Alabama. A trip to space? Or a trip to Space Camp?


But, back to the wonderful quilts from the Heritage Quilters of Huntsville, Alabama:


Beverly Penaranda Huntsville AL

My favorite part of every guild meeting is Show and Tell. This original design by Beverly Penaranda, guild president, was certainly eye-catching!


Elaine Poplin2 Huntsville AL

Also from Show and Tell at the Huntsville Heritage Quilters, this fascinating quilt by Elaine Poplin!


Fran Stinson

I love the Wonky Houses by Fran Stinson.


Judy Ballance traditional

Some members brought more than one quilt. Here’s a traditional design by Judy Ballance.


Judy Ballance halloween

And here’s Judy Ballance’s original and way fun Halloween Design! What a wonderful, creative group this is. I had a blast with the Heritage Quilters of Huntsville. Thanks for showing me a good time!

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