Saturday, June 26, 2010

Scenes of Summer

School ended *very* late this year, due to all the snow, so we've only had 2 days of summer vacation. Here's what it's looking like so far.

Daylily "South Seas"

Maypop (or Passion Flower)

I think this kid has it pretty good. A little computer time after swimming with 8 friends plus his brothers.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Oh What Fun!

I had a great time at the Annapolis Quilt Guild Show this past weekend. It was wonderful to reconnect with old friends, and meet many new ones. Here are some photos of the spacious setup they provided for me.

A whole booth! A big shout out to Hilke for the pipes and drapes.

Ann, one of the Quilt Show co-chairs, and I. Ann is a very accomplished quilt artist, and she, Helen, and the rest of the volunteers put on a great show. I know that Ann won at least one (maybe two) ribbons this year. It's truly amazing to behold the set up and break down of this show - they are very efficient.

Here's a lovely reminder of the past. As a guild member I was asked back in 2000 to help design the 2001 raffle quilt. This asymmetric mariner's compass was the focal point of the quilt. The guild has a pin made every year from the raffle quilt design, and Helen offered me one that they still had.

To the many folks who stopped by to chat with me - thank you so much, I really enjoyed meeting you!

Friday, June 11, 2010

Annapolis Quilt Guild Show

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Join me at the Annapolis Quilt Guild Show on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13. Located at Annapolis High School, this wonderful guild puts on quite a show, including quilts (of course), over 20 vendors, and numerous demos. I'm very excited to be this year's featured quilter, so if you come be sure to stop by and say hi! I'll have quite a few of my quilts with me, and hope to do a little free motion quilting while I'm there.

I haven't posted a picture in a while, so here are two. Yesterday when I went with one of my children to wait for the bus, this is what I saw. It looked like a beautiful dream.