Well, the rains came and took away the snow and ice. With it, left the lovely peace and quiet of being house bound!
But that also meant I could head out to meet my SIL for a day of quilting. We’re doing a project together, but it’s a surprise, so no details yet! S belongs to a guild, who host a drop-in quilting day once a month – so that’s where we headed. We had a great day in a bright and cheery room, full of other quilters:
And we got all these little squares cut out:
We had the use of a friend’s strip cutting ruler, which made the task just speed by. If you don’t have one of these, or access to borrow one, rush right out and get one. They are a god-send!
While there, I met, in person, two other blogging buddies – check out A Loose Bobbin and What Comes Next? Fabulous quilters, wonderful folks!
And the quilting tips just flew around the room – there was always somebody with an idea, a technique, encouragement! This is what quilting is all about – IMHO!
Later, we spent some time on the computer with EQ7 – another fabulous tool! And I got another surprise project planned out! Many, many thanks to S and Janet (What Comes Next).
The next 2 days, I got busy while I still had the strip cutting ruler, and got started on the cutting for the second project:
You can see in the corner of the second picture is my rotary mat – don’t know what I would have done without that when I was cutting all those angles!
So no sewing, but the start of 2 more WIPs.
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Happy cutting! Blessings, Peg
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