Last Saturday was our monthly sew-in at Anacortes. More fun, more food, more sewing, more friends.
I was so excited about going that I got there almost half an hour early. Dena always has wonderful themes for our potluck - and this time it was Steel Magnolias. Oh the food - we started out with biscuits and gravy, and then for lunch we had ham or beef sandwiches with all the trimmings, barbecued smokies and meatballs, beans, potato salad and chocolate cake - oh, and iced tea by the gallon.
Everyone was very busy with their stitching - and show-and-tell, as always, was super.
Vicki was making baby quilts . . .
Same quilt - different colors . . .
Diane got this quilt back on sew-in day from JoAnn's husband, who did the quilting on his long arm machine . . .
Fabulous colors, fabulous quilting . . .
Love the quilting in the border . . .
Joy made this wallhanging of cats in the quilt shop . . .
Kitty in a bag . . .
Oh those kitties . . .
Joy is working on a Baltimore Album quilt - again . . . she made this quilt once before and now her group of quilting friends is making it again . . .
Another project that Joy has made more than once. She made the original wall hanging for a children's summer reading program at her library - and now she is making it again for herself . . .
Ladybugs - I think these are buttons . . .
Vicki's wallhanging - it was a favorite with everyone - we all offered to take care of it for her - but it went back home with her . . .
Vicki made this wallhanging for the tulip festival on Whidbey Island . . .
We are still working on our Christmas Carol challenge quilts. We each picked a Christmas Carol to depict on our quilts. We are at the final step - the last border. This is Daisy's quilt - "Let It Snow" She is going to add some snowmen in the outer border.
My Christmas Carol is "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" . . .
Close-up of Santa and some of his reindeer. I still have some embellishing to do - but we've got until Christmas to get these done.
More reports next month - when we get together again and have fun!!! Do you have a group you get together with for stitching?