These New York gals LOVE Cathedral Stars as a workshop – and what’s not to like? You get to dig deep into the scraps, play with "happy fabrics" you’ve been wanting to sew up, play with color schemes and hang out with your best quilt buds all day!
It’s been a busy week with lots going on life-wise and blog-wise and I haven’t had a chance to really post the pics from the two Cathedral Stars workshops we had back to back on Thursday with the Hudson Valley chapter of the American Sewing Guild, and Friday with the Wiltwyck Quilters Guild of Kingston, NY.
I’ve been thinking how to do it--- do I combine them in ONE slide show, and lump them all together? Or do I do two slide shows and make people endure the same quilt workshop two days in a row?
I decided instead to do two slide shows in one post, but separate them --- mostly so the girls can FIND their photos in with their own group! This means this is a long photo-heavy post so I want to apologize to those on dial up ahead of time.
First up? Thursday with the ASG!
I’m sure Kim is going to be blushing head to toe that I posted her picture ---but I want her to know how much it meant to me that she would come play for the day, and to bring Debby too! It was so nice to spend time with you girls!
We also had a class mascot ---everyone say hello to FRANK! This little guy gets around --- ;c)
After everyone packed it all up at the end of the day, I loaded my stuff into the back of Shamu and headed across the river toward Kingston:
I remembered crossing this bridge for the first time a year ago --- and here I was again!
I set myself up in my new hotel for the night ---and the next morning I was on my way to spend the day with the Kingston girls ----
If I was running late, I had a good excuse! I got stuck by a long train ----and so did several others ----and I was CLOSE to the destination spot --- so close – but yet so far!
((This was the day that I was gifted the wonderful vintage machine by Gae – that I can hardly wait to get home to try out ---I’m still pinching myself over this gift!))
You know how I love quilty containers? Look at this roll-up carry-all! It’s made out of a placemat ---- you can stitch the pockets as wide or as narrow as you’d like. Cool idea!
Here it is all rolled up! These would be great gifts for quilty friends!
Along with cute project ideas…I came across something that could REALLY be dangerous:
Have you seen these?! OH. MY. WORD. It’s a good thing the bag belonged to someone else ----I could have grazed away the whole bag if it were mine!
Here are the photos from the Kingston workshop:
Today we are switching things up with a “Jared Takes A Wife” workshop with the Northern Star Quilters of Somers, NY!
Yes, the fun continues ---and tonight, I’ll be drawing for the two winners of Pat Sloan’s “Focus On The Center!”
Happy Monday, Everyone!