Friday, September 21, 2012

A little of this and that

It was fun to go to quilt guild Tuesday night and see people I haven't seen since June.  Show and tell was terrific - people were certainly busy this summer.  I showed my "Drunken Row Robin," which I made using the rows I received last June.

We sat in "teams" to plan next year's programs, and since I'm on the November team, we really have to get our act together soon.  Each team is to come up with a block of the month; we are going to do something for the holidays that highlights fusible applique which will be our program.  Each of us is to create a block to audition for next time. 

The following morning, I made a snowball block with a "poufy" tree appliqued on it.  I'm not sure the tree is beginner friendly, so I'm going to see if I can create am easier,  more triangular one before our October meeting. 

Wednesday I also got fabric together for the "Block Robin" we have been doing for the past three years, and this time I chose blues and greens which I'll also use for the blocks of the month.  That way, I can combine the blocks for a larger quilt.   I also made this month's block and finished off the guild logo block to go into the quilt.  I feel caught up, just a little.

Wednesday we also went down to Woodstock to the Billings Farm quilt show, a smaller show by area quilters.  It was nice to see contemporary designs mixed in with traditional, and there was some lovely quilting, too.  The leaves are just beginning to turn, promising a beautiful fall.  Because bad weather always catches me unaware, I decided to go to the shoe store yesterday and buy some rubber shoes.  I had tried some "Bogs" last year, but they didn't have my size, and, sadly, they didn't again this time.  I would really rather buy locally, but online it would have to be.  And they have just arrived via UPS.  Amazing!  These have great tread and will be great for running around in wet weather.

1 comment:

Pat from Florida said...

You sure keep busy! Fun, fun. Love the quilt.