Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Woolie Tuesday

Today was our get together of the Woolie gals. Usually, Anna is running around with her camera taking pictures like crazy. But…if you’ve read her blog recently, you’ll know that she lost her Mom on Saturday. I know that she would want to see what we’ve been up to so, Anna, this one’s for you!

Mary finished up her cute witch by Bird Brain Designs.

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Sandy brought in her “Henrietta Whiskers”. She’s finished and the last block just came out last Monday. What an over-achiever! She also changed all the blackbirds into crows to give it a bit more primitive look. Isn't it cute?

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She also brought me back my quilt which she quilted for me. It was a Block of the Week a couple of years ago from Primitive Gatherings. She did a wonderful job of quilting it for me.

We all know that I don’t quilt. As Mary says, “I quilt by check”. I agree!

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Our group meets at one of the local quilt shops, Quiltworks. Marilyn and the girls have done a great job of getting it ready for fall. The entry display is bolts and bolts of gorgeous flannels. (never mind that it was 90 degrees here today….fall will come eventually!)

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And cottons perfect for whipping up some pumpkins.

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I have this patterns and bought the red fabric…Hmmm, guess I need to actually MAKE the quilt, huh?

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Lots of yummy wool.

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And patterns.

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My latest obsession….Civil War fabrics.

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Cute table runner using a Crabapple Hill pattern. This will be a class.

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The shop is also offering these next 2 quilts as Block of the Months.

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If you’re interested in either one, give them a call. They’d be more than happy to ship to you.

We had a great day, but really missed our friend Anna.

Hugs, Anne

23 comments:

Yvette said...

WOW!!!! Lot's of great projects going on here. I love that little Bird Brain project, I have been eying it on their site.

Really, everything is just wonderful.

Michelle said...

Thank you for sharing and posting these today! I love all the wool blocks. Would love to know the names of the patterns.

Will be over in November for a girls weekend and hope to make it to a few of the quilt stores..maybe I will run into you.

Michelle

Red Geranium Cottage said...

WOW great post Anne. I love that shop and all they had. Civil War fabrics are very addicting.
Your little group is quite productive over there. Thanks for the show and tell and sorry about your friends loss. :(

Wendy said...

So many wonderful projects all packed together. I love the witch project.

Sandy F said...

Good job Anne!! Yes, we miss Anna terribly and hope the best for her right now. Everything looks great and now I want more flannels. LOL Good to see you today

Anna said...

After seeing the photos I miss you guys even more! Life is exhausting right now but it is what it is! Thanks for keeping us in your thoughts!

AnnieO said...

Beautiful stitching happening under your needles. Thanks for the quilt shop tour!

How did you make your stars sparkle? Love that!

Becky said...

Really enjoyed your post! Thanks so much for sharing! Lot of gorgeous projects!

Linda said...

Thanks for sharing. Great projects.

anniebeez said...

LOVE seeing what you guys are working on! Thanks for sharing!

Sarah @ Modern Country Style said...

Wowee! You have so much going on today I love the look of that huge choice of fabrics.

I love the applique especially

Sarahx

Country Prims said...

Hi Anne,
What a drooling lot of pictures! Lovely stitching, lovely fabrics and lovely designs!!!

Great quilting job on your quilt,

Shazy

Candace said...

So sorry to hear of Anna's loss. Sure wish we had a woolie group here (and a shop with CW fabrics!) - everything is gorgeous! I guess we may have to have a road trip!
Cheers!

Wendy said...

Hi Anne,
Loved all your photos, especially the woolly goodness ...
wish I could join your woolie group, lol ;)
Hugs Wendy x

Nancy said...

All beautiful projects!!! Thanks a bunch for sharing them all with us.
Would be interested in knowing if Sandy's Henrietta Whiskers is done in cotton or wool applique. It is really stunning.
You might not have quilted your quilt; but your needlework is lovely.
Nancy

Jennifer @ Stitchin' Thyme said...

What fun!!!! I love all the projects and the shop looks awesome!!! It is going to be a hot one here today but tomorrow is going to be about 30 degrees cooler, I can't wait!!!

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Hello Anne, I just discovered your blog and truly enjoyed reading it today. Love the woolie Witch and your BOM is very lovely. Thanks for the tour of the quilt shop. The wools were great to look at. Sorry to hear about Anna and hopefully she will be back soon. Hugs Judy

Lori said...

I need to make it to Bend more often!
I love all the woolie projects- what a talented group!

Kathie said...

oh how I wish I could visit that store!
I love all the projects your such a productive group!
Wish there was a woolie group locally ! So how is your new sewing room enjoying working in there???
aRe you happy with the layout ?
anything you would change?
Kathie

Carole said...

What lovely projects! Makes me want to make them all! Some are in the "future to do" list. Thank you for taking me on a tour of Quiltworks! Love Shop! Cheers!

Karen said...

Oh, so much to look at. I am drooling on the keyboard.
The witch is just perfect for October. The basket quilt shown that is a quilt shop picture is a beauty. A lot to tackle to make it.

Carrie P. said...

Great shop and really great show and tell. Everyone is working on some great fall projects.

Gran - Knot-y Embroidery Lady said...

Very nice post!