On Tuesday I taught a scrap class at The Cotton Patch. It's always fun to see what students come up with.
My class samples are hanging on the wall over Connie's shoulder. This is the second time I've taught this class so I've gotten a few blocks made, too. I made these today when I should have been doing other things. But these were more fun than other things.
Between class prep blocks and demonstration blocks I've made quite a few. Someday they will make a quilt.
We've been very busy lately traveling. We took a trip to St. Louis a couple of weekends ago to visit family and friends. Then we kept our grand boys while their parents participated in a wedding in Dallas. It seems like spring could be here, but tonight's forecast could prove otherwise. Anyway, I got a few good pictures of spring and boys.
We took the boys home and immediately left for a geology convention in Houston. I'm trying really hard to get my Dresden quilt done in time for our guild quilt show in June. (I already have the quilter lined up). So I took the top with me and worked on it while my geologist husband attended the convention. The convention just happens to be held in the same convention center as the International Quilt Festival. Here's my quilt looking longingly out our hotel window at the convention center. It's hoping it can make it inside someday! Haha
The return trip home included a few stops at quilt shops and enjoying the Texas wildflowers along the road.
And one last spring picture......my sweet granddaughter and her parents.
This past weekend I got to go to Bluebird Lane Retreat Center for 3 days of quilting fun. This is the second time I've been there (it's only 30 minutes from my house). The two sisters who put this place together thought of everything! It's equipped for scrap booking or quilting. We don't have to take irons, lights, cutting boards, etc. it's all there! And the sleeping rooms are so cute and comfortable. The food is good and the snacks are plentiful! There were 13 of us there. It sleeps 15.
I got so much done! I finished this top:
Started this one:
Added a few blocks to this:
And got advice about this. Also did a lot of thinking about it. Some sewing.....and some UN sewing.
Next post........I'll show you what some of the others accomplished. What a fun weekend!