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Friday, January 23, 2015

Galaxy-Gram! an Etowah Valley Birthday!

I had the most awesome day with the Etowah Valley quilters in Cartersville, Georgia!

Today's class was Midnight Flight , and we spent our day with two different colorways of four patches, half square triangles, and our beloved a diamond in a rectangle units in mirror image!

I love how different these basic units look when combined with each other in different ways to create so many different patchwork designs!
I was also very lucky to head out of class by 3:15 p.m. As bad rainy weather moved in.

Nothing is worse than rush hour traffic through Atlanta on a rainy Friday afternoon!

However, I made it south on I-75 and east on I -20 and have just under a hundred miles left to go before I reach Jason's house in Columbia South Carolina tonight.

Dinner with my son awaits! And yes, I am typing this on my phone while stopping for gas and taking a much needed rest break!

As soon as this sends I will be back on the road arriving around 8 p.m.
It's been an awesome birthday, and it isn't over yet!

Love from somewhere in Georgia,
Bonnie

14 comments:

  1. I love the blocks that people made here. And everyone looks like they're having so much fun, too!!!

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  2. I hope you made it to Columbia safely, rainy driving in the dark can be a little unnerving. The midnight flight blocks look great. I love the two different colors of four patches. Thanks for taking a moment and keeping us posted!

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  3. Anonymous8:07 PM EST

    How do you not get burnt out? Do you take drugs?😊

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  4. Love the block, everyone is so enthused and happy in your workshops, I'd love to be one of those people.

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  5. So glad you had a Happy Birthday. Here's to many more. Ramona from Maine

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  6. Hello, and happy 53rd birthday Bonnie, Hope it has been a great special day for you. Thanks for sharing all the wonderful pictures. Looks like your having a great time. Safe travels to you. Markay from Ky.

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  7. Happy birthday and lots of blessings. Thanks for all you share with others.

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  8. Happy Birthday, looks like you spent it doing something you love, sharing your love of sewing.

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  9. So glad you had a good birthday. I meant to send these good wishes to you last night, for fear I would get busy today and let your day slide by. I wish you all the best in the world. There will be a special place for you, because of your giving and loving ways. Happy Birthday and many more.....

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  11. Birthday wishes with many hugs for you, Bonnie. Sounds like a week of celebrating with your opportunity for a retreat.

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  12. Happy Birthday, Bonnie!! Nothing better than a quilty one. Safe travels!

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  13. Happy Birthday Bonnie, love reading your blog and keeping up with you. Spending time with your family and teaching a class -- what a perfect birthday.

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