13 – Guild Meeting, A Disney Trip, New Geeky Game, Magazines

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Things I’ve been working on:

  • Cutting fabric and starting blocks for two new lap quilts.  Cutting layer cake blocks is very time consuming….
  • Put the binding on my Secret Sunbonnet Sue project and labeled it.  Not thrilled with how my label turned out.  I believe I’ll be doing something different next time.
  • Slowly adding flowers to my box of Grandmothers Flower Garden hexagons. It sits on the table beside the couch in the box and I work on them while I watch TV.  I’ve had an idea to create a small sewing jar that will fit inside my purse so I can carry some with me on the go instead of my medium sized tote box.
  • Tested out the Martelli “No Slip” Gripper Hoop. I’m happy with the results!
  • Read some new magazines!  Pattern I want to do in the near future from fellow blogger and podcaster, Sandi Cowell was published in Quick Quilts. It is a cute table topper.
  • Took a trip to Downtown Disney and did some resort hoppingDowntown Disney DaytripDowntown Disney Daytrip
  • Playing Portal 2 the computer game on occasion
  • Went to the May Guild Meeting.  Found out Bonnie Hunter is coming next month to another guild and I’ve signed up to go to one of her workshops.
  • Caught up with some quilters podcasts including: Quilting Daydreams, Within a Quarter Inch, Quilted Cupcake, and Quilting for the Rest of Us
Photos from Guild Meeting
http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649

Comments

  1. Hey Katie! Thanks for the mention in your blog. I'm headed to Disney next weekend and can't wait. I love resort hopping too!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Hi, can you tell us more about the Martelli hoops? I can't find a you tube video on them and want to know more before I spend big bucks on them.

  3. Bottom line: the hoops are worth the money if your sewing machine is built into a table and you have a large, flat surface area for the quilt. If you are quilting on one of those acrylic extension tables I'd skip the purchase. I found it annoying after a while on the extension table. On flat surfaces they work great though.