Monday, September 26, 2011

Monday Musings

I was gone over the weekend at our annual quilt camp in the mountains. I wasn't sure if I would be there all weekend, as our daughter-in-law's due date was Friday so Mark and I were prepared to go back home whenever the phone call came. But it hasn't come yet so we still anxiously awaiting our new grandbaby.

Of course there was much inspiration provided by my friends:

This t-shirt quilt, which gives me inspiration to get started on my Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt quilt.
 I have always wanted to try this pattern:

And this two-sided quilt. The front:
And the back (which would be a great quilt in its own right, don't you think?)
There were a lot more projects and sadly I took very few pictures.

I finished my 36-patch quilt-along blocks. I can hardly wait to sew them together.
Worked on a new project with Kate Spain's new line, Terrain. The colors and designs are just so beautiful.
We had a brief thunderstorm and a bit of rain.

And a beautiful sunset reflected on some faraway clouds.
Good food, lots of sewing, lots of laughter. Such a fun yearly weekend.

The Name Game will return next Monday.

Oh, before I forget...I did complete one more project for tomorrow. Tomorrow? What's tomorrow?

It's Accuquilt Go!Baby giveaway day!!! I hope you won't miss it.


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Amy Friend said... #

I hope that your new grandchild arrives healthy and that her mommy does well too!

felicity said... #

Sounds like a lovely weekend getaway!

Carla said... #

You have so much going on! I'll be praying about that grandbaby's safe arrival! What a fun weekend....wish I could have joined you...I think I may know what block you are doing with the lovely Terrain fabric...!!Yeah!

Grandma G said... #

Oh, poor Christa! Hope that baby arrives soon!

Beautiful quilts!! Must be so inspiring to work in the midst of all that!

Poppyprint said... #

c'mon baby!
How nice to have a quilty weekend. They are simply the BEST. Your 36-patch quilt is going to be so fabulous. Please can you email your snailmail address?

Rene' said... #

Cindy, sounds like a fabulous weekend! Keep us posted on the new grand wishes to the family. Love seeing your stack of 36-patch blocks.

CitricSugar said... #

Best wishes for the grandbabe!

Thanks for the t-shirt quilt shot. I have a friend who has mentioned to me that he wants to make a quilt (read: wants me to make a quilt) from a stack of t-shirts he outgrew... I never thought of making bordered blocks - useful inspiration!

JHNickodemus said... #

Such a fun weekend eh!

Terriaw said... #

Yay, what a fun weekend! I love seeing the group together, and all the projects too. Isn't it amazing how productive we are at these retreats?! So inspiring to be around other women for an entire weekend. Welcome home, btw.

Mary said... #

Looks like you had a wonderful weekend! Best of luck with the new baby :)

Lucy | Charm About You said... #

Loving the t-shirt quilt and great blocks!

Letterpress said... #

Welcome back! Your retreat sounds like a great time. Too fun to have a new grandchild--please tell us about it when she comes.

I owe you an email--am just recovering from a bout of grading (kind of like the flu, but not really) and I'll get back to you.

Your accuquilt stuff looks great, too!