Wednesday, October 30, 2013

96 Sally's Colorful Scrappy Quilt

Sally made a bright, cheery, wonderful great big quilt.  The back is as colorful as the front.  And so many of the fabrics have been used in other projects.  This quilt holds lots of memories.  Today Sally "zipped" her quilt on with her own set of Rental Zippers and practiced her flowers & leaves, squiggles and stitch-in-the-ditch.  Way to go Sally!
Round 1 - thumbs up!

Round 2 - November 20th - Quilting, fresh sushi and wine spritzers.  Sally, you've got great ideas!


Round 3 - Dad came over to enjoy pizza dinner and see Sally's quilting progress :)

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

How much longer til I'm retired? sniff sniff

Dec 1, 2015 Update:  See the Tumbling Spools quilt I finally completed two years later.  Quilt #171

I just got an email from The Buggy Barn saying the sisters are getting in their truck and driving to Houston for the International Quilt Festival.  Oh boy!  That sounds like my perfect dream-come-true!  A cross country trip... ending up at the biggest quilt festival in the nation... and being with my sister-cousins in Houston.  How much longer til I'm retired?

We are heading to Houston very soon and hope to see some of your there for International Quilt Market and the International Quilt Festival.  This will be our second year vending at Quilt Festival and we are very excited to be included in the show .  We have lots of great things for you.  We hope you will stop by Booth #564. October 31-November 3, 2013George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

October 30 (Preview Night): 5-10 p.m. (IQA members and class enrollees); 7-10 p.m. (general public)
October 31-November 2 – 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
November 3 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Until next time …Keep Stitching!

 It's the Buggy Barn Way!  Pam & Janet

Candy's Selfie with one of The Sisters at their booth in Nov 2013 Houston International Quilt Show - color me jealous!

Candy takes picture of The Other Sister in their Buggy Barn Booth at HIQS
I'm living vicariously through Both Sisters + Candy
Me at THE Buggy Barn last August
Hey DandyCandy... I found 'em first... The Sisters are mine


Monday, October 21, 2013

Modern Day Quilting Bee

The Long Arm room was full of gals on Sunday.  Cathy made it here with her prepped "Renters Zippers" and Lorraine came ready to learn some more.  Cousin Karlie came to join in on the fun and Cousin Saundy came to spend her last few hours in Washington before flying home.  Cousin Marcy came to encourage us all and help me remember the details that were just floating right past my excited, scattered-brain!  I was so happy to have so many of my family & friends, new & old, here to join in on my beloved hobby.  Hope it happens again soon!  Wish I had taken the time to take pictures of ALL OF US.
That's it, Cathy, you are a quick learner :)

Look at me!  I'm doing it!

Saturday, October 12, 2013

95 Keith & Marilyn's LIGHTHOUSE Quilt

Marilyn's first quilt, tutored by Mary.  Isn't it wonderful!  I'm so proud of her.