Thursday, January 30, 2014

Get In Touch

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I can not believe how this week has just spun by. So many of you have stopped by to just say "Hi". How great that is. I am so happy that the party has gone so well. I need more hours in my week to get to all of them. But I am sure I would still need more time. Surely other things would crowd in and around the clock to just get a little of my attention.
I have been in touch with so many people this week my head in still in a whirl wind spin. I am amazed. But hey, the clock still is ticking and we still have time to get in touch with so many more.
Mean while I have been handling the home front, with a thread and a hum in my soul.
Last weekend we had the Local Quilt show in Ontario -Road to California. I was planning on taking my grand-daughter, but well she ended up staying home with her mommy and little brother. That gave me all the time in the day, and I took it.
When I arrived I ran into a friend I had not seen in about four years. It was great, we toured the whole show together, then went our separate ways again. I saw some real beautiful show pieces. Traditional quilts really I guess are my favorite. There is talent in all art , but the traditional quilts take me back to when they were done by templates and newspaper, and hand. Okay, hand is to much for me, I can't hold a needle for ten minutes, but I wish I could.
I found some fun pieces of fabric to make some beautiful items for my shop. I even picked up a different material. I can't wait to see if I can work with it. If so, I will show you when I get it done. Or heck I may have to ask you your opinion, when the time comes, I will try to get in touch with you.
And today I was able to alter one of my items when some one got in touch with me. It was the first time I took apart a wallet and added more credit card slots. I am glad when I can make someone HAPPY to where they are singing.
Hope you are having a wonderful day and glad you stopped by for a visit. Do come again.

5 comments:

  1. How lovely that you visited a quilt show. There is always so much inspiration to feed the soul. Oh my goodness, the two quilts photographed are quite simply stunning!!

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  2. So glad you went, Judith. Those were two of my favorites, too - Sharon Schamber's masterpiece and the other made from Kim MacLean's pattern -also a masterpiece. These shows are so inspiring!

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  3. Hi Judith, it's so nice to meet you! I am glad you found me amongst the hundreds of blogs in the party... I am most definitely your newest follower and shall look forward to reading future posts. Gosh, I haven't been to a quilt show in ages but I am always awed by the intricate hand or machine stitching that covers the quilts. I have so many quilts in various stages of completion I should be ashamed of myself (giggle) but that doesn't stop me from falling in love with new patterns and fabric all the time :D
    I just love the background on your blog... it's so colorful and cheerful!
    Well, I'm off to get some more blog reading but I will be back soon.
    Hugs from a new friend on the other coast in New Hampshire,
    Beth P

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  4. Hi, Judith! Dropping by from the GYB party. Thanks for stopping by Mimi Mine, my blog, and for leaving a comment. I have really enjoyed my visit here at your blog. The pictures of the quilts from the show are beautiful!

    I checked out some of your projects and your work is lovely.

    I have signed up to follow you with G+.

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  5. Hermosos!
    Saludos desde Chile
    Maru
    http://lulurulitos.blogspot.com

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