Thursday, September 1, 2016

Crazies Day

August 16th was Sew Crazies. I wrote this post then and just now realized it never published, so here it is now....better late than never. 

We didn't have a project planned, but discussed our group project starting in September. Several of us are going to be making a row quilt from Lori Holt's book, Quilty Fun.
I bought this book when it first came out....even purchased the 6 1/2 yards of fabric needed for the background....a cute white with red pin dots from Riley Blake. So it will be fun to have friends to stitch with and encourage one another on this Quilty journey.

Show and Tell is always a highlight of the day. Sandy finished her Oklahoma Backroads top from Bonnie Hunter's class.
All of this from the gal who can't make half square triangles. She said that Bonnie's class freed her from expecting perfection. Yay!!!!

She had also finished up this cute charity quilt top from a kit Kathleen had cut. Can't remember the name of it, but cute, bright colors.

And, of course, our most talented Debi had a few things to show, although she "she didn't get much done" because she was organizing her scraps LOL.
Our swap blocks made into cute barns from the Lori Holt book Farm Girl Vintage.
An adorable patch of pumpkins.
Christmas stockings from the cutest fabrics.
And my favorite....I think that this was a kit from Connecting Threads.

I finished up all of the Cathedral Stars blocks, and last night I was able to spend a bit of time assembling them.
I have to admit, just adding those setting triangles makes a world of difference.

Off to put dinner in the crockpot and get ready to work my afternoon shift at the County Extension Office as a part of the Master Gardener program.

In the reality of today's world, these words call out as a reminder....
Our mindset can make a difference in our everyday lives.

Take care,


  1. Wow - it looks like you have been incredibly busy! Cathedral Stars is amazing. I love Bonnie Hunter's designs. I've never made this one but I have made 4 other designs of hers that are just waiting to be quilted. I just haven't gotten up the nerve to try FMQ on my DSM. I wish I could afford to quilt by check.

  2. The Connecting Threads quilt and your Cathedral Stars are my favorites.

  3. The feathered star quilt is a good one. That is not the easiest block design to piece. And love the barns!