Saturday, July 28, 2018

A Whole Lot of Sewing Fun

Where to start???
Lecture and pineapple class with Anita Solomon
Stunning pineapple quilt made from Kona Coral and Kona Indigo
I loved the combination so much that I have to really
restrain myself from ordering it.!!!
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From Anita's Class...Traditional Blocks Made Simple on Craftsy or ebook.
Yesterday's class was organized by Charlotte Modern Quilt Guild
and hosted by Project 658 Hope Restored

My pineapple blocks below..Hoping to add some Civil War fabric...hmmm
These are 10 1/2 inch blocks.

Going nuts trying to find Christmas fabric to take to
the workshop...I did not find what I wanted, BUT
When Evan pulled out the boxes of Christmas fabric,
I found this:  My long lost purple challenge which had slipped
onto the floor, behind the Christmas boxes..
I was so excited to find it, that I made a quick wonky picture
to post.

Remember, my Wednesday night group did a purple challenge
See Terri's finished top below.
Of course, I had to do some improv by cutting up
the squares.  I loved it, then I lost it..
Maybe tonight I can put another border on it.

Below:  Friendship treats from Terri..
A needle holder...a threader, a Christmas ornament hexie and
an adorable felted heart for pins.
It was Terri's birthday..she gave us goodie bags.xoxo
 The folded shoe above, unfolds into the needle holder
Isn't Terri clever!!!!

A birthday present a basket
from Nancy's Basket Gallery

Great fun yesterday...with a great teacher and great friends.
A big shout out to all who helped me...carry my things..
pick up what I dropped, etc etc. xoxo
Pain from the Cellulitis has put me back on a cane.
This extrovert was energized by being with quilting friends. about resting and reading and sewing and

Hey, Margaret...Cotton Farmer...I have totally lost your email address.  I forgot what name I put it under in my contacts...soo can you email it to me again...pls..xo


Alcea Rosea 31 said...

It looks like it was a wonderful time. I've yet to try pineapples.

Mystic Quilter said...

Pleased to read you enjoyed your class Diane, but sorry to hear you're still troubled by the cellulitis.