Thursday Through Saturday

Now, Thursday was Winsome Wreaths; Muriel, our leader, couldn't be there (here she is dressed up for the Prairie Women group):

so Elizabeth F. led us; just look at the crazy quilt blocks she has been creating:

don't miss the little sheep from the previous block:

Saturday morning, I drove to north Georgia. For the gentle Georgia autumn color? No, for donuts:
They taste like the donuts back at Midwestern Home.

Nice old chimney behind the donut shop:

Besides the all-important donuts purchase, I did manage to do a few October-ish activities such as stopping at Nora Mill

and the antique mall across the road from the mill:

Mill purchases; made the Pioneer Porridge this morning and it was delicious:

Views from the mill:

At an antique mall further down the road (where I found the two-sided quilt top a few weeks ago). Love these textile patterns:

and a sweet Sunbonnet Baby complete with the embroidered details:

The most recent BB CW blocks:

Here is information about the Abolitionist Button.


Show and Tell, Vintage Design Group

Show and Tell was pretty spectacular at the local Vintage Design Study Group last night. We decided on our project schedule for the next three sessions, so we are pumped :-).

From the latest Bonanomi book:

Debbie F.'s beautiful, beautiful little quilt; this is part of Pam Buda's Prairie Women's Sewing Circle, Journey Two, originally an antique crib quilt shown in Sandi Fox's Small Endearments:


Cutwork from Wanda's Beginning Baltimore class:

Nancy P. brought in antique quilts!

This is lovely, not real bright, and notice the kicky blue and red border:

This month's project challenge was to build a quilt using one printed vintage sewing advertising block, picked at random, from Olde America Antiques:

Nancy C. happened to pick a block that matched her grandmother's antique sewing machine!

Beautiful colors, as Janice K. said, reminiscent of Nancy Klop's colorations:

Wow, beautiful prints and setting by Janice K.:


Dear Jane Border

Dear Rembrandt...

Got the first triangle border assembled!

365 Days


Sunday Evening & Pat Wys' Spotlight on Neutrals

Oh my gosh, it was so much fun to put this beautiful jigsaw together, although it took me 51 minutes:
It's on the needleprint blog.

As we take a little look around Little Quilts...


...we see a trunk show for Pat Wys' new book, Spotlight on Neutrals. These are such beautiful quilts; congratulations, Pat!

Two Dear Jane triangles:

I wonder if 2011 might be the year that I finish this Dear Jane quilt LOL.

And finally, I made a cheater cloth block for BB CW #40 this week; it printed paler than the jpg, though, so I may end up doing real-life applique for it: