People came and went at various times, but...
Here are the highlights...
Tiffany was presented with her REAL 50th Birthday gift:
I modeled how to wear it as a shawl:
Carol worked on creating some gifts:
Lisa planned to start out the morning with an ornament project:
Tiffany demonstrated use of the cutting machine:
Tiffany and I took a selfie with her new shawl-turned-scarf, so Lisa decided to photo-bomb the picture:
Denise came with ANOTHER new kit:
The Cuba bags are nearly done. Tiffany finished the embroidery:
Denise is ready to start laying out blocks and bagging them up:
A couple of the crafters were working on making ornaments:
Kristen and her tablemates worked on scrapbooking:
There was also a production line for making Art Bowls:
... And young alike, worked on decorating the bowls:
Another crafter was responsible for shaping the bowls. Over bowls. Then the waiting begins:
Electronic stencil maker:
This is the sign above the coffee bar:
Someone forgot to pick up their stamped Halloween shirt:
Lisa is making progress:
Her next project will be these curling iron holders:
BEAUTIFUL, Denise!! 1 down, 19 to go:
With photos taken, I was ready to follow my sock's advise:
You KNEW that I wasn't REALLY done with photos, didn't you?!
Tiffany busied herself making circles:
The knitter in me HAD to have a picture of Denise's Wolkig Cowl that she started with yarn she bought at SAFF last week:
Her knitting style intrigued me:
Just LOOK at that super soft baby alpaca yarn and that gorgeous wooden yarn bowl:
The m&m station was set up behind my machine:
Carol completed a flat iron holder:
MORE circles for Tiffany's newest applique project:
Lisa prepares binding...
... Using Tiffany's binding maker:
I've sewn the first seam on the last batch of blocks:
I pressed them with my new Steamfast Iron:
Carol completed her last two Flat Iron Holders:
Melinda showed up with a faux wolf pelt:
She's making pillows for one of her offspring:
Britt is working on completing the top of It's a Blooming Jungle:
Here she is, fitting the final pieces of this puzzle together:
Remind me never to sew with fake fur, please!!
It looks like Denise is getting close to having her blocks packaged:
Woo!! Hoo!! Block number 20 is in the bag:
Super soft shirt brand:
Lisa is making another Iron Caddy:
MORE circles for Tiffany's applique project:
Britt auditioned border sizes...
While I got artsy with my photography:
Busted!!! As I was getting the artsy shot, Britt captured me:
All of my 9-Patches are pressed:
Lisa is cutting binding, Britt is cutting borders, and Denise is starting the cutting for a new project:
Here is the stack of my completed blocks:
This is our next project, as several of us have the pattern:
The artist is on to another project:
I need to look for this book in my quilt library at home:
I moved on to assembling a portion of my B9P quilt:
Britt's first Blooming 9-Patch is complete, including an added border:
Carol is working on the layout for her son's quilt:
This is my favorite block:
Here are the FOUR Flat Iron Holders that Lisa made today:
Almost ALL of the circles are prepared:
My last round of 9-Patches have been added to the row ends:
Tiffany can begin to work on the remaining applique blocks:
This is the border that will be added later:
Thank you to St. Andrews UMC in Raleigh for hosting this event.
Until next time...
Quilt til you wilt!!!