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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Here we go!

Hi everybody!  I'm baaaaack from being AWOL - it's really been a long time hasn't it?  What have I been doing - I dunno!  I think it was this blurb from Sharon's blog that gave me the little push I needed to jump back in without guilty apologies...

I have seen so many blogs discussing slacking, loss of interest, guilt in not getting anything started or finished. HEY - it's Summer, it's a heat wave, it's family time, it's outdoors, it's smelling the flowers. I pre-scheduled posts and actually was off and away - yeah, me - not sewing. Enjoying family, grandies, shopping, traveling. It's Summer.
Today is my WeeBee day! I look forward to the meeting because I couldn't make it to the Family Day last month (I think Felicia put pictures on her blog but I couldn't find em) since my guild was having a workshop I wanted to attend. 

At the bee we're doing an AIDS panel, and each member is supposed to make a 10" block.  I wanted to keep it simple, so I made a ribbon with text:
I used 180 pt Script MT Bold to make the words - the font had to be fat enough to stitch around, with the letters hooked together to make it easier.  It'll fly!

Meanwhile, here are two quilts from last week's guild meeting I thought were nice:
The houses were done by a visitor; she found pictures of houses on the web that she liked and made the templates - clever!  I like the second one because of the vibrant colors, and the border treatment.

The season is winding down and we haven't gone berry picking yet - it's been hot!  We still have some time left at Butler's Orchards, maybe we'll get some this year, plus whatever they have in their farm store.  Those cantaloupes I got last year were so yummy-licious!

That's all for now, have a great Saturday!  Sew forth and sew on til later


  1. I think a trip to the orchard and farmer's market sounds like a great trip.

  2. Yes it is summer. I think I mentioned that in my post today also. Ha ha. Glad to know you are doing well.

  3. Nice to see you are still kicking in the heat. It is a sauna here as well... not the best time for quilting ... unless, like me, there is a new grandson waiting ... but a quilt may be a bit warm for him this time of year too.

  4. Yummy summertime fruit helps the sewing mojo... LOL! Ok, I'm trying... We can pretend at least (wink!). Hugs!


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