Friday, September 23, 2011

This block went to the Caribbean and back without every having a stitch put in it! Finally DONE! Now to move on to the September block.

This went to the Caribbean and back too!! A few more lines of quilting and it will be ready to bind. I'll move on to the bright version of the same block. I'd like to get them both done before the show in Houston so Ami can take them with her to sell.

I happen to spot this at the grocery store the other day. It has some terrific shops in this issue. None are close to me, but it is fun to see the variety.

I've been enjoying this book. As a matter of fact, this may have went to the Caribbean with me too! LOL

My family at the beach this past weekend. Happy Birthday Rene!

We went deep sea fishing on the Enterprise. Great Captain and deck hand. Nice boat too!


My kids made hubby and I dinner! Wow and yum!!

Have a great weekend.

34 comments:

  1. I miss Oregon! It finally got into the 50's last night here in TX. Looks like you had a fun time with your kids. Isn't it great when they are grown up? Even though I get nostalgic thinking about when they were little.

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  2. Great blocks. It'll be neat to see the 2nd version of the 2nd block. It's always fun to see two colorways. Watching you with your family has such a feeling of joy. This post is really happy! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Looks like the trip to the beach was fun and relaxing, especially when the kids cook.

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  4. Great post - lots going on! Love that little AAQI quilt. Isn't it fun to spend time with the whole family? Not easy to find a time when all are available. Take care.

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  5. Your Bible story blocks continue to inspire me to get that pattern out and start. Looks like you had a great trip with your family.

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  6. I love quilt blocks that travel :)
    I have had a few of those also and then are never touched on the trip.
    Glad you had a great 2nd trip to the beach, did you catch fish???
    Happy Stitching Lori!

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  7. Ooo that beach shot is such a far cry from the Carribean...but still yet a fun day out I'm sure!

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  8. Do you ever slow down???? :) Thanks for sharing your quilting AND your family!!! Enjoy your weekend!

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  9. I love that block, bible quilts are so fun to design around, the stories and simplicity of the times just works so wonderfully in quilts. Looks like you had a great vacation for yourself, so you could have some me time.

    Debbie

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  10. Lori....your blocks look great! And it looks like you had a great time with family....yay!

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  11. It looks like you had a wonderful time with your family. I must teach my kids to cook! I love the Bible block - it's my favorite so far! The sun and the whale are wonderful. Your lovely quilting adds so much to your appliqued flower. It will be fun to see those 2 flowers side by side.

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  12. What a beautiful bible block! I always loved that bible story as a child...I love this quilt! YOur family is just wonderful, glad you had fun!

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  13. Love the quilting on your flower block!
    Can't wait until my kids take an interest in cooking for me! LOL Looks like you had a wonderful time away together!

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  14. Adorable family pic!!! Love that they cooked for you too.

    I wish I could have been that block that went on vacation to the Caribbean! LOL!

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  15. When I saw the little picture on my blog, I wasn't sure if it was Moby Dick or not. I should have known better!
    What a nice family outing. How sweet they are!

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  16. you've been busy having "fun" best kind of busy to be....

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  17. Love those Oregon beaches - fog, I don't think Idaho gets fog, not sure yet. I think your trained your kids really well, I must have failed when it came to cooking, they do however know where to go get my favorite thing to eat(pizza)! I told you about taking sewing on that cruise.....

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  18. Ah, glad you got away with the family! Smiles all around it seems! Have a great weekend...

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  19. Love the Bible block on the little checked background. I'm trying to recall--have they all been on that fabric?
    Your little quilted block looks beautiful. Nice quilting.
    Love the family beach photo. Good Times!

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  20. The quilt on the cover of the magazine is tempting too!!!

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  21. I love the Jonah and the Whale block! It is going to be a great quilt!

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  22. Beautiful blocks! Your hand quilting is just lovely.

    Ok, I can't resist, was the Captain's name Kirk?

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  23. Lovely stitching as usual. Glad you had a holiday with your family to sorta calm things down. The family pic is really nice.

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  24. Great blocks Lori - you must have had a great busy time on the cruise not to do any stitching! Hope you enjoyed the meal and get many more treats like it!

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  25. Kids cooking, what a treat and so are the projects. The little quilt looks wonderful, the bright version will be fun too.

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  26. I know what is like to tote a project along on a trip and never touch it. I love your little AAQI quilt. I am doing a very big happy dance because I will be going to Houston this year. How I would love to be the one to purchase that quilt. I am also going to Portland and Seattle next month. Are there some quilt shops I must visit?

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  27. I love all your projects. Your bible quilt blocks are looking good. I love the AAQI appliqued flower. And it looks like you had a great time at the beach. Thanks for sharing so much with us. Hugs

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  28. it's good to see you happy with your family and having fun~!!~

    i love the flower AAQI piece and wish i were going to Houston . . . it seems as though a LOT of tiny quilts are going in that direction.
    mine have yet to be 'assigned' and so i imagine they too will be along for the ride . . .

    :-)
    libbyQ

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  29. Love the hand-quilting! Thanks for the tip on the book - sounds like the type of book I enjoy.

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  30. Looks like you had such a fun time at the beach with your family! That book looks really interesting. I laughed as I read about your blocks that went on holiday with you, and returned untouched. Lol

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  31. The fact that all those things went to Oregon and you didn't have time for any of them show what a great time you had!

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  32. I love your little flower quilt.
    I'm looking foreward to see the Sampler Quilt magazin in Norwegian shops - love to see how nice (and big) the us quilting shops are :o)

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  33. I worked on my Bible blocks while on vacation. No way to make the words for embroidery so I still have that to do. But at least progress was made.

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  34. I admire the precision of your stitching on both blocks. The bible blocks are great fun. That's going to be a special quilt when they're all done.
    Definitely plenty of family time and relaxation going on. Those are the best times.

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