I'll start by saying that I hope you all had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend and were able to take in this awesome Minnesota spring weather that we've been blessed to have these past few days.
Well. . .as I uploaded pictures off of my camera I had a moment where I went from wondering what in the world I was going to share with all of you to "Oh my goodness...I haven't share ANY of this?!? What in the world have I been doing?" So to speed ya all up on life a the quilt shop we have to begin by starting waaay back on Friday April 27th when we took 50 ladies out and about on our "Spring Fling" bus trip.
|I do really carry a camera with me at all times 'cuz ya just never know when a Kodak moment will crop up, but sadly forgot to dig it out and use it on the trip. Why is that those thing are always an after-thought on the car trip on the way back home? This was the biggest bus trip we've ever taken with all the seats full, except for the toilet seat, and one of the most enjoyable trips we've done in a long time. We also want to give a huge shout out to all of the passengers as it was the first trip we've taken where we actually stayed on schedule! (No small feat for those of you that know us-up until this last trip we always seemed to run late!)|
|Upon much talk we decided this was something that Darci needed to check into as it would be wonderful free advertising. So we spent a few days cleaning up the inside of the shop and sprucing up the outside of the shop for the filming crew to come. So Darci braced herself for the cameras to come into the shop (a big deal for someone who is very nervous about crowds & cameras) and spent most of Wednesday morning and early afternoon showing her stuff around the shop. |
We'll have a direct link to it on here after its air date.
The show is scheduled to air on Sunday June 3 at 7:00 p.m. with rebroadcasts Monday at 1:30pm and Thursdays at 7:00pm. (if it's different we'll let you know)
You can also watch it online at http://video.pioneer.org/program/postcards
or http://www.youtube.com/pioneerpublic and check out the playlist.
Now. . .for what you all probably checked the blog for the quilting show & tell
|As I went to type about the wool pincushion I realized a couple of things. First, it is hard to tell what it was exactly I was hoping to show you (please note it is the pin cushion in the center of the picture) and secondly we are out of the pattern and will have to try and hunt it down to even tell you the name and who it's by!! But in case I forget to show it later this is a nice, big sized pin cushion that is two-tiered and features pennies and a cute dimensional flower. Maybe after market I'll be able to tell you more!|
|Quilt Minnesota 2012|
It's here!!!!! Lots of anticipation awaited the arrival of this box that the FedEx man left us early last week. We, and many of you, have been quite happy with the prints and colors of the fabrics chosen for this year's upcoming hop. The collection features two differently sized panel pieces, one large, one small, beautiful crackles and plaids among the other pieces. The fabrics will be available for pick up on August 3 but can be pre-ordered today. Fabric sells for $11.49/yard. Remember that fabrics are limited and when they are gone...they are gone! For all of your Quilt MN information check out www.quiltminnesota.com. There is also info about bus trips thru our Southwest sector during the hop. The bus guarantees that you get one of our Baker's Dozen Believe Batik bundles!