Saturday, March 8, 2014

Day trip to the Venice show

I went up to Venice to see the quilts and say hello to my quilty friends there, and had a fun day with my girlfriends. Mr Wazoo had two quilts he quilted in the show, and one got an Honorable mention. There were all sorts of quilts, making it a diverse and wonderful show. Afterward, we tried a local restaurant for some Cuban sandwiches and fried green tomatoes. Mmmmm. Once home again, I fell asleep in my chair while reading emails. Oops!! I rarely nap, but this time I lost the battle to stay awake. I guess I really am getting old...
Here are the pictures of customer quilts, as well as the ones that tickled my fancy.
First, Mr Wazoo's customers:
I am bummed that I didn't get a full picture of this quilt. Too many people in front of it.

 These are the ones I did:

And these are the quilts in the show that I liked the best!

The points and intersections in this tiny quilt were perfect. Mind blowing accuracy.

L-O-V-E these baskets!!

All the birds had cute bead eyeballs.

The quilt is great...

but the quilting is awesome!!

More of the same quilt.

These ladies got my Viewer's choice ballot

More pretty baskets. I love basket quilts.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Wazoo's latest retreat

Evening Star Quilt Guild retreat at Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring, Florida. We all had a wonderful time sewing and chatting, and I got to know these fun ladies a bit better. Thank you, Evening Star, for allowing me to entertain you!
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Monday, March 3, 2014

Happiness is a Sebring Quilting Retreat!

We had loads of fun today! I finished my project quilt and made a small baby quilt top, too. Some of the girls went to the local quilt shops and came back with all sorts of treasures. After the evening cocktail party, we all settled in for another bout of sewing before turning in to get a welcome rest before starting over again tomorrow. The smaller room is just right for this group, and much closer to the desk and my room.(great perk!!) I'm looking forward to the morning and revving up to make a few small charity quilts for the guild. Now, its off to bed.
Stacia finished this bright ducky top

Happy birthday to Donna!!

Doris has her backing ready for 

May Ann phones home

Lauretta is preparing to get started

Sharon's quilt being pin basted for quilting

Ruth is busy at the machine

Penny is happily working on a black and white quilt

Sharon is looking good!

Sus ahs a wonderful smile to go with her pretty quilt

Diana is making some bright log cabin blocks

Stacia is on to her next project

Donna strip pieced her blocks

I'm glad Connie is happy.