Saturday, September 18, 2010

Oh What Fun We Had!

The Loose Tensions Quilters got back together today after having our summer vacation. Oh, how I missed those girls! We had three birthdays to celebrate, and we had lots of laughs.

This post is picture heavy, so be warned!

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I helped Ronelle work on some Trauma and Abuse comfort blankets.

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Patty worked on a beautiful quilt. Oh, she got so much done. Renea worked too, but I neglected to get pictures of her. Sorry Renea! Leslie showed us her Accuquilt Go Cutter, and everyone was jealous. The others worked on things too, but I was more interested in visiting!

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This is only about half of Patty’s quilt top. It’s going to be HUGE! Isn’t it beautiful?

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…And doing what I usually do after everyone leaves, I finally got busy. I made these two blocks! I am so excited. I’m going to make a pinwheel quilt!

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Hope your day was fun too!



Amelia said...

I bet you girls did have a fun filled day...the giggles and stories that flowed...I suppose what is said there in the sewing area stays in the sewing area...the pinwheel quilt is going to be a pretty one.

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

I love that pinwheel block! I also have that same fabric!

Hazel said...

Love the photo's with all those smiling faces ,looks like everyone had a great time .

Renea said...

Your pinwheel blocks are so gorgeous! Patty's quilt is beautiful. She really got a lot done after I left. We really had a great day.

Valerie said...

Oh this sounds and looks like so much fun! I wish I had a little group of people to teach me. I have been thinking of going to the Senior Center. They say there are lots of women who would teach me some things. I guess I will do that in my "down time"! lol

That corgi :) said...

looks like it was a fun day filled with great friends and interesting projects! what a worthy projec to do to make blankets for that trauma project; I'm sure very much appreciated! your quilt looks like it is very intricate! the squares look great that you got done!


Libby said...

Love, Love, Love those pinwheel blocks! Great fabric and pattern!
I always love seeing ya'lls "get together" pics! Looks like so much fun!

shelly said...

What a fantastic Day! Nothing like being surrounded by creative ladies :)

Tamera said...

Looks like you guys had fun, fun, fun! It's so good to catch up with friends.

Karly said...

Hi Michelle,

Looks like everyone had a blast! How nice that you all celebrate birthdays each month. :) Fellowship with other women is so important, and needed.

I love the previews of the quilts in progress. I'm sure they will be beautiful when finished!

jillquilts said...

Look at all those gals in that space!! It looks like you all had a blast! Love the blocks! very pretty! :)

Alice Grace said...

What a wonderful quilting/birthday party you all had! Love the idea of blankets for the children.


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