Friday, January 30, 2015

Pin Cushion Received



Bea made this cute little pin cushion for me. Mine is in the mail to Turid so I don't want to post a photo yet. It might take a while to get to Norway. 

Melinda

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Sampler Savvy–Class Three

Another fun class last night.  Here is the homework from last week.

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Last night we started making a GFG block using 1 1/4 inch hexies.  We also worked on spool blocks.

Melinda

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Beginning Machine Piecing–Class Three

We had a great time last night making friendship stars.  Here is the homework from the previous classes.

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Didn’t they do a great job!

Melinda

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Retreat Day Two

Lots of fun quilts being put together today. 












The pattern is a mystery quilt by Debbie Caffery and is wonderful.  This is the fifth year we did one of her patterns.

Melinda







Saturday, January 24, 2015

Start of Day Two






Lots of fun going on.

Melinda



Friday, January 23, 2015

Retreat Starting

We started the retreat prompty at 9:00 this morning. Here are a couple of photos.




Melinda


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sampler Savvy

Second class was last night. 


They did a great job on their first blocks. We started two more last night. 

Headed for the mountains this afternoon after a morning of medical tests for Bill.

Melinda

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hexie Club!

We had our monthly hexie club meeting last night and there was a lot of hexies being worked on.  A lot of talking going on also.

Rosemary is starting to put her Ahhhhs together.

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Batik hexies

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Civil war flowers

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A quilt based on a floor

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Colorful hexie flowers

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Ornament for next Christmas

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Parts of a tote bag

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I worked on putting together hexie coaster kits for the retreat – more on that later.

Melinda

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Beginning Machine Piecing–Class Two

We  had our second class last night – lots of blocks made from last week and we moved on from rail fence to nine patches.

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It is a fun class and everyone is very excited about our projects. 

Melinda

Monday, January 19, 2015

Cute Little Project for Retreat

Here is a cute and easy project for the retreat later this week. It is a cute little gift container with a fun pom-pom on top.

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I got all the kits packaged up yesterday so one down and two more to go!

Melinda

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