Friday, June 14, 2019

Flag Day on a Friday!

I really enjoyed the Mt Bachelor Quilters Guild this week. I do not belong to a local group and it is fun to see what others in the quilting world are doing. 

Someone donated a huge (over 100x100) star top to the guild for a boutique fundraiser.  It was rippling and waving like crazy- they were ready to bring it to the thrift store. Someone had a vision!! 

She shared how she starched it to drenching, then let it dry, then ironed it. It was a massive quilt, so she cut it in half! Genius!


 Look at this darling quilt! Ready to make some money for the guild! I was impressed!!
This was a darling bird quilt! I found out it was made by a woman who lives in my town of Madras! 

My cheddar quilt looks,,,uh, very cheddar! LOL It feels different sharing it like this, rather than enjoying it on my bed.
I met two lovely ladies for dinner who came from out of town to see the lecture and quilts. Both are very talented! 

 On the Humble Quilts facebook group I shared a bit of GREEN! It is spring after all, and my world will be very brown soon. 


My Instagram feed for the week. 


One year ago on Flag Day 2018 I summited Mt St Helens! 

I love my country and respect my flag. 

Have a safe and wonderful weekend! Celebrate life!!

10 comments:

  1. Happy Friday! Flag day was my parents anniversary so it has extra special meaning to us. I am gathering fabric to take on my quilting retreat and getting very excited for a slower summer work schedule

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  2. Such lovely quilts! Your cheddar quilt looked awesome hanging like that but probably is just as stunning on your bed.

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  3. Oh wow! Your cheddar Time Warp Stars looks fantastic hanging up there! I adore that quilt and so does Barbara B. Hope you caught it on her blog this week. I remember your incredible summit climb last year. You are amazing!

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  4. The story of that big yellow star quilt is so interesting. I'm imagining both quilts displayed in the same room on twin beds - that would look so cool. I think your cheddar quilt is wonderful - I bet the quilters in attendance were delighted to get to see it up close - i would be. Love those gorgeous greens!

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  5. I'm so sorry that I wasn't in town to attend your program in Bend this past week. I'll bet everyone loved what you said and showed!
    I'm coming up this weekend and staying a month! Hope we can meet up!
    At worse, let's have lunch at the show again!!
    Have fun in Ohio!
    xxxx

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  6. Happy Flag Day to you, Lori! Love that summit picture!!!!

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  7. Oh I would love to attend your program! What fun that would be. Thanks for sharing the quilts, the bird one is really charming.

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  8. Absolutely love the cheddar! And the spring green. Very cool how someone saved the quilt by cutting it in half:). I guess once something is almost past gone, you can get very brave and creative, rescuing it! Lots of sunny colors in this post and I imagine that's the tone of your presentation too!

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  9. your quilt looks great. I hope to see your trunk show one day!
    happy flag day and summit anniversary.

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  10. So what happened to the other half of the blazing star?! This was a brilliant solution, gave the traditional quilt a modern look. Thanks for sharing!

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