Larark Country Quilters Guild

"All the leaves are brown...."

Only the mighty oak still has leaves.

Only the mighty oak still has leaves.

Hello Friends.  I'm probably giving my age away, but as I went for a walk the other day, a song ran through my head.  "California Dreamin" by "The Mama's and the Papa's",  played over and over as I walked.  Ha! I remember the words too, how about you?  Yes, the leaves are almost all on the ground and grey is beginning to be the colour of the horizon.  To fight this lack of stimulation I packed up my quilting stuff and headed to Perth last week.   I had a great time with the quilters of the Ottawa Valley and especially those of the Lanark County Quilters Guild.  

I was first at Sew Crafty. A wonderful quilt shop just outside of Perth Ontario, on Rideau Ferry Road.  Sue, the owner and all the girls who work there, were so helpful.  I did a Studio 180 tools and techniques demo/lecture to a group of quilters (including some men folk as well).  Tuesday morning we gathered to begin our construction of the Northern Neighbours Quilt pattern.  

I'm sure there were a few nervous ladies as the block revealed several units.  As the day progressed, Voila!  Pointy, points and easy peasy construction.  

It wasn't long before we had leaves - beautiful leaves!

Getting quilters together, and showing them how much fun it is to make pointy points and blocks with multiple units is one of my favourite things to do.  Thank you quilters.

Well a few days to organize myself and off again this weekend.  Halloween finds us quilting at the Holiday Inn is Sudbury, Ontario.   My Hunter's Star Extravaganza is sure to be a "hoot" as I can't wait to see if anyone dresses up.  LOL   Check back in to catch the zany costumes sure to be worn by the quilters during the workshop.  I'm packing treats for all with lots of Hunter's Star tricks to share with everyone.   

Well time to go get some quilting of my own done.  Thanks for dropping by.  Until next time, stay safe, make quilts and Happy Halloween everyone.

On the road again!

Hello Friends.  I can not believe a week ago today I was in Barbados.  I arrived home to one Westie who was sooo excited to have me back, and one husband, equally grateful for my return.  There has not been any quilting happening this week.  I've been home long enough to do some laundry, and cook some casseroles.  I'm on the road again, this time I'm in Perth Ontario, spending a great day with the quilters from the Lanark County Quilters Guild.   I was invited over to do a trunk show and spend some time with these wonderful ladies and a gent!

This morning, the ladies were learning applique techniques using fusible web. I was invited to to sit and share.  After lunch I presented my Trunk Show.  I'd like to thank everyone for letting me share my passion, my quilts and a few good laughs.  I had a great time.  I hope to see you all again soon. 

That's all for now!  Going to meet the ladies for supper.  Thanks for dropping by.  Till next time, stay safe, keep warm and quilt on!