Friday, March 11, 2011

Awed again!

I think that lately I am "quilting" vicariously through my customers and teachers!  I've had so much going on in my personal life that quilting has taken a back seat and I don't seem to be getting anything done!

However, I certainly enjoy sharing the thought processes and creativity of all of my customers.....

Last weekend, Fiona came by with a project she was working on to find a background.  After laying out a number of great fabrics she finally decided on one that really does this art piece justice!  I can almost see a class coming from this one.....all you have to do is say you're interested and I'll be twisting her arm!  Someone gave her a bunch of tulips and voila!
Yesterday was our Thursday Sit & Sew and we had almost a full house.  Chris brought in a quilt which she made for a raffle at a seniors' home.  She makes one every year for their annual charity event.....the fabrics are from one of our many Japanese collections.......and as usual my photo does not do this quilt top justice!
Carol, new to our Thursday Sit & Sew was busy working on her Bargello Quilt from a class she took a while back with Elaine....it's really coming along......I believe it got a lot bigger as the day progressed!  They worked right up until 6:00 P.M......
I was busy unpacking all the boxes that arrived with books, notions, patterns and BATTING!  Yes - batting, finally!  We're going to try and keep that stuff in stock.....I almost forgot what it looks like, it's been so long!  The Mettler thread cabinet is full again too! 

We've got some great new books and some good repeats in and a bunch of patterns that we've been waiting for....

Carolyn is in tomorrow and will be teaching Machine Quilting Techniques to a small group and Barb is working this weekend because I'm a little "under the weather".  I might stop by to help out with the lunch but I'm nursing a toothache so I won't be there for long.....maybe I'll get some quilting done at home!

Happy Quilting!

Jo-Ann

3 comments:

naturalgrrl said...

Yes, we want a class with Fiona on the tulips quilt!!!

Cock-A-Doodle Quilts said...

Glad to hear it! (Fiona are you reading this????) I'm thinking two classes....hmmmm....the wheels are turning!

Fiona said...

Fiona here and I am reading it. Two classes would be a good idea I think. Keep turning those wheels I am still on vacation in CA!