Let's talk about QuiltCon 2013, it was fun and no one in our group has a tattoo from the trip. It is amazing to be with others who are doing what they love. Whether it's their job or a hobby-enjoy your life. The shopping, classes and lectures were wonderful. I was lucky enough to take a round robin improv class with Sheri Lynn Wood. No rulers allowed and you really think outside the box. Make some plans to attend the 2015 show.
Our latest creation was delivered to Catherine this morning. We used her son's shirts from the Citadel (The Military College here in Charleston, SC). Jackie and I made cobblestone blocks to complete the quilt in white, shades of blues and grays.
|A Quilt for Chris with much love from his Mother. To remind him of his college days at the Citadel.|
One of my favorite parts of this quilt is the oxford shirt in the left bottom corner. Catherine asked us to use this shirt and include the buttons. And we had her to personalize the quilt label to record why the quilt was made, for who and by Quirky Quilts. Here is a close up:
Tonight we had a meeting with our next client who is graduating from the 5th grade in June. So we are going to work with blue and sour apple green. We will show you the quilt when it is finished. This weekend will be doing one of our sewing Sundays. We plan to work on the Charleston Modern Quilt Guild block swap, a confetti block for our friend Sandy. Jackie has a binding to put on a baby quilt for her cousin. And we have some friendship star blocks to make for another. Can we say busy?