Back in September 2014, Karin brought, to a garage day, some antique quilts to show us that were gifted to her by a friend as a thank you for repairing a quilt that is special to her. We ooohed and ahhhed over each treasure. Then Karin showed us the one quilt that needed repairing. Oh yes, there was a lot of work involved to repair that quilt. If I remember correctly, Karin repaired about 25 blocks.
This is the quilt:
Jeanne was doing her tulips on her machine at home, but she tempted us with the fabrics that she was using.
Finally, the quilt show arrived in September 2016 and all our quilts were hung together at the show. Well, we were quite proud to see them all up showing off all the hard work we did.
The first one is Darlene's. I never did get a close-up of the LAer quilting. It is simply breathtaking.
It was hard to keep these quilts a secret and it was hard for me not to show any photos of my quilt on my blog for the last 2 years. Now you know why.
Speaking of hand quilting, my class at last month's day guild has happened and there were about 15 ladies willing to try their hand at hand quilting. So, we will see if they have patience to continue. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that they do. I just love to pass on my knowledge and secrets to others.
I'm so very fortunate to have been asked to join the Garage Girls. We have so much fun. A lot of laughter can be heard coming from the garage when we meet. It is November and with the colder months ahead, we will be meeting often to have a day of sewing in the garage. Sigh, I can hardly wait for the next day. Friendship is very special.
I'm linking to Needle and Thread Network along with other Canadian bloggers this week.
Have a great day!