A great big thank you to Debbie who found our new location. Also Debbie gets my award for Best Camper. She arrived on Friday and plugged in her sewing machine. We heard a large popping sound. Debbie's sewing machine was dead. The hotel determined that the wall outlet was faulty. Debbie headed over to Walmart, bought an inexpensive machine and just kept sewing. Yeah Debbie!
|Photo of Debbie from another quilt retreat.|
|Cordula demonstrated how to sew with one hand.|
|Here is Cordula's scrap basket. Each time she finishes a project, she cuts the remaining fabric into 1.5" strips.|
|Here are some of Cordula's pretty strips.|
It was Christmas all weekend for Nancy D., who is working on a big project. She is participating in an event called Festival of Trees, which opens after Thanksgiving. She is donating a decorated tree which is part of a themed vignette. Each of the trees and vignette items are raffled off for charity. Nancy's vignette theme is Home-Made Christmas and it will include hand-made Christmas stockings, ornaments and a tree skirt. Good thing she is getting started early!
|Nancy's Christmas stockings. Pattern can be found at the Missouri Star Quilt Company.|
|Nancy's Christmas quilt.|
|Nancy's Christmas tree skirt. She made four of them. One for her event, and three others will be gifts.|
|Jo Anne E. made this baby quilt as a gift for her neighbor.|
|A close-up of the cute elephant on Jo Anne's quilt.|
|Joan S. is making a baby quilt for her first grandson, due next month!|
|Joannie C. is making a baby quilt with conversation prints.|
|Kim G. made this silk screened Buddha pillow as a gift for Cordula.|
|Kim P. made these cheerful smiley face slippers. Pattern is from the House of White Birches.|
|Kim also finished a quilt top for our friend Jean that she had started a while ago. Another of Jo Anne E.'s projects in progress can be seen in the background.|
|Marion worked on a star-filled lap quilt with batik fabrics. This is a kit that she purchased a few years ago.|
|Kim P. did the machine quilting on Marion's table runner. Now all she has to do is add binding and another Christmas present is ready for giving!|
|Sally was working on some pretty birthday blocks.|
Have a great week! Hope you didn't stay up too late watching the Super Bowl.
Thanks for visiting! Come back tomorrow for Pugtastic Tuesday! Later this week, I'll give you the update on my Swoon blocks.
Pugs and kisses,