Daily Archives: July 9, 2016

Honored and Humbled

I decided this year to enter several of my quilts into the Laclede County Fair.  No illusions, no expectations, but thought Autum Joy might possibly win a ribbon.  I was honored with 3 blue ribbons and Best of Show. It’s very humbling to walk into the fair and notice your quilt has been bestowed the top honor.  There were so many beautifully made quilts entered.  I’m still feeling giddy that my quilt was honored.

The three quilts entered were the Log Cabin quilt with 481 4-1/4 ” squares, Autumn Joy, and Row by Row pictured below:  The 481st block was the label on the back of the quilt.

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Working on next year’s entry now. The applique basket quilt.  Slowly progressing.  Not much time for sewing this week.  Family visiting all week and working out of town a couple of days factoring diminished sewing time.  That’s okay, we’ll get back to it.

I have been asked to teach an applique (basic) and am looking forward to demonstrating basic techniques using different methods.  I love passing on knowledge I have acquired.   I recently heard a comment that I would like to adopt/embrace as my own philosophy , “There is not a quilter out there that I cannot learn something from and that I cannot possibly teach something to.”  I love that.  It is so very true.  We have been gifted with our own talents and perceptions and how to approach achieving the same results.  I think it is important for us to share those talents with whomever is willing to listen and open ourselves to continue learning from others. I find inspiration everywhere.  On the internet there are wonderful blogs, websites with tutorials.  There are awesome pattern designers.  Nature to me is my biggest inspiration.  The changing seasons, the color combinations.  It’s everywhere.

Today I get to take in what’s happening at Lake of the Ozarks.  We are going to take in some shopping, visit the Bagnell Dam and possibly find a public swim beach for my great-nephew to enjoy.  Exciting day.

Hope everyone has a fantastic day.

Happy Sewing

Sissy

 

 

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