Monday, March 08, 2010

Catching up

Morning peeps! How was your weekend? It was an all sewing weekend for me for the most part. Downside, it's stuff I can't show. Alex is working on a project for the magazine and I was doing some blanket stitching for her. I love blanket stitching and it was a perfect project for sewing group because you don't really need to think about it.
Debbie, as usual, had a wonderful lunch for us. First off I have to show you this package of Artisan Lettuce. SO COOL. And so fresh and delicious.

Debbie not only made a wonderful lunch of salad and salmon, she had the big finish of the day!

It was great sewing with Debbie and Deb and I'm lucky to be included in the group.
So what did you do this weekend?


Anonymous happy zombie said...

What did I do??? WISHED I was at your heavenly sewing day!

9:34 AM  
Blogger Miss Jean said...

I was busy. Once sewing class and two quilt shows. Plus watching the Academy Awards. Go Sandra!

9:48 AM  
Blogger jen duncan said...

I sat at the flea mkt, selling a lot of old stuff...problem is; I brought home a bunch of *new* old stuff! ;-)

10:21 AM  
Blogger Debbie said...

It was a great weekend sewing with you and Deb. I can't wait for the next sew day. You didn't mention that your Pina Colada dip was a hit too! How many angel food cakes did we go through eating it??? So much for staying healthy..LOL.

11:20 AM  
Blogger Sandra said...

I love this flower quilt,how fun it must be to participate in such a group!
I was sick with a flu but still managed to make a skirt for my daughter (blogged)

12:33 PM  
Blogger mascanlon said...

I finished some swap blocks and did some knitting while watching the oscars last night. And i'm working on a oile of pillowcases for the One Millions pillowcase challenge. Our LQS hopes to have 1000 by end of the year, my personal goal is 50... that would bust some stash!

1:50 PM  
Blogger Regina said...

I presented my aunt with the "Come Around for Coffee" table mat for her 85th birthday. She loved it. Thank you so much for sharing your cute pattern. I love your blog!

2:10 PM  
Blogger alobsiger said...

What a FUN, PRETTY quilt!! Artisan lettuce, eh? Wow. Too pretty to eat. :-) Sounds like a blast!

3:46 PM  
Blogger Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

I got some of that lettuce at Costco. It is delicious (weeell, delicious for lettuce, tender and pretty. I'm working on stuff I can't really show, too. You know, Market is coming. Even though I won't be there, I'll "be" there.

6:08 PM  
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9:05 PM  
Blogger Kathi D said...

Oooh, pretty lettuce! Pretty quilt!

I sewed and SEWED. Quilt retreat started at 8 a.m. SHARP on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and went all day and into the night. I never sleep (at night) so I figured I would be one of the handful that sewed until the wee hours. Instead I started nodding off at 8:30 Friday night and was asleep by 9:00. That sewing and talking is TIRING.

I had my copy of The Magazine, only one other person had seen it, and they all loved it. I MAY have pointed out the photo of my Very Famous Quilting Friends.

I won a door prize, too! 9 block-of-the-month American Jane patterns and fabrics for a darling Playtime Quilt designed by Sandy Klop. I guess it's time for me to learn to applique.

I was working on a free-pieced quilt using Wendy Slotbloom's OH-SO-ADORABLE Frolic fabric. I'm fussy-cutting all the cute little racoons and birds and squirrels, and then making (sort of) square-in-square blocks, using 20 shades of green and 20 shades of orange to frame the critters. Very wonky and no rhyme or reason. On a kind of sad note, I was the only one out of 50 who was making something without a pattern (mostly elaborate ones) and everybody who stopped by to see what I was making mumbled something about how cute the animals were, but it seemed like they thought my squares were wack. Oh sigh.

9:20 PM  
Blogger Nat said...

Natalie from Tanimura & Antle here... We are positively delighted that you enjoyed our lettuce and even happier you took the time to blog about it!!! We just recently posted a Facebook Fan Page for artisan lettuce and posted your blog entry to show other consumers what they are missing!! Feel free to check it out!/pages/Artisan-Lettuce/353016141984?ref=mf

Thanks Again,

Natalie Pavich
Tanimura & Antle

3:20 PM  
Blogger TheaM said...

I spent last weekend at a quilt retreat - finished a Mexican Star wall hanging, a mini-quilt challenge, and played quilter games all weekend...
came home Sunday night to a nice BBQ dinner thanks to dh - I'm so spoiled!

8:40 AM  

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