Saturday, August 8, 2009

Saturday Sewing-BOM-Birthday Wishes

Today was the day to pick up another block in my BOM. I picked up block 5 for next month...This quilt is not going together quick enough for me. I love this fabric. Here's a picture of the quilt. The quilt is in the quilt store and it's hung sideways but I think you can see how lovely it is anyway...



If you want to see what the blocks look like close up, go check out my other blog, http://thomasquilt2009.blogspot.com. We meet once each month and get instructions or a demo on how to put the block together. Some of these ladies are fairly new to quilting and this really helps to get these extra hints or tips plus we get to shop! The store even gives us a discount for coming in! I love this. I always feel like this store really appreciates our business and they are great people too. The owners as well as all the employees are helpful and friendly. They always make coffee and have cookies or muffins for us. It's great. Everyone in this group is alot of fun too! Good times!

After the demo, I rushed over to pick up a friend and we went and had lunch with another friend to celebrate her birthday. Happy Birthday, Cathey! I hope your day was great! Then, Shirley and I went back to her house and finished up getting ready for our class. We are now ready to give the demo and I hope it turns out ok. I'll let you know if our sewing group likes what we did.

I'm still working on my crazy patch block. I had forgotten how to do some of the embroidery stitches. I guess it's true, what you don't use, you lose! Cuz, I sure did. I had to look up some of the old stitches I used to know. But, that's ok, I remember them now and I am enjoying doing this block. I'll show you the block as soon as I finish.. Til next time....

7 comments:

Miss 376 said...

Look forward to seeing your block. would love to have somewhere to go for tips

TattingChic said...

Your quilt looks so lovely on display! What a beautiful gift! :)

TattingChic said...

LOL! By gift I meant not gift to me...although that would be so nice of you...
winky
winky
...what I meant was
what a beautiful gift as in God given talent! :)

Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

That's a beautiful quilt! I wish I had the dedication to complete a block-of-the-month quilt, but I'm too easily distracted. I've started purchasing blocks for two different quilts and never started either one. They weren't totally wasted, though... I passed them on to a lovely lady who wanted to make keepsakes for her grandchildren.

battatter said...

Awesome quilt! I wishe I could do that!!!
Carol A

Linda said...

Thanks ladies, I love quilting and it has really helped me through some tough times in my life. I'm sure all of you can relate to that as all of you are very talented ladies. Please come back and visit me soon. Hugs, Linda

Carol Lawecki said...

Your quilt is BEAUTIFUL!! I love the design and colors you have used. Very nice indeed.

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