Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Quilt Asylum & Cathedral Stars!

Hey, everyone!  Let’s sew up a storm!

Texas Style!

We gathered at the Christian church near where the Quilt Asylum quilt shop is located in McKinney Texas..a place I’ve come to know and love for the SPACE!  Oh, the SPACE!  And the great lighting and the easy-to-find location. 

Plenty of large tables, room to move…and though it was only 24 degrees this morning when we arrived to set up, blue skies and sunshine filtered through the skylights giving us just the perfect range of natural light to cut and sew and create by.

Our class was Cathedral Stars, a favorite freebie from the Free Patterns tab that uses a couple of specialty rulers – making it the perfect class for gaining experience and confidence while sewing up the scraps.


Easy Angle Ruler…for half square triangles!

Tri Recs Rulers…for those long tall star points we love so much for the grace and ohh la la they give to the design.


LOADS of scraps!  And Sew Much Fun!


Cut it up, girls!


Quilty Friends for Life and beyond!


Count me in on the fun, too!

It was pure pleasure spending time with these ladies I have come to know as friends…..and great meeting the new comers too!

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Cathedral Stars, McKinney, TX 2015

Up on deck today:  Jamestown Landing from String Fling

Today is my last Texas workshop.  After we finish cleaning up the aftermath of a day of strip and string piecing, I’ll be shuttled over to a hotel close to the DFW airport.  I’ve got an early morning flight on Wednesday to Phoenix, and no one in McKinney should have to get me to the airport around 6am.  This will be easier.  I’ll take a hotel shuttle and the Quilt Asylum folk can get a bit of much needed sleep after two days of heavy hectic workshop activity.

Have you checked our Mystery Monday Link-up for Grand Illusion, Part 6?  Entries are coming in, including a lot of top finishes!  Check it out HERE!  Entries will be accepted until January 11th, 2014 at 11:55pm EST.

Have an awesome Tuesday, everyone!

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  1. Thanks, Bonnie, for sharing and showing all the fun and excitement of your workshops while you are on the road! If I can't be there, at least I can see there, LOL!

  2. Looks fantastic with all of the room around... you need roller skates Bonnie.

    This is one pattern I have to try... never ever made anything that needs a TriRec ruler set...gulp. BUT lolol

    Smiles, JulieinTN

  3. Looking forward to your arrival in Phoenix! If you need anything at all text me!

  4. just blogwalking.. Nice post and have a nice day :)


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