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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

A Special Quilty Day

Here is our Quilt block that we are making this month with our favorite quilt store.

Here it is on the sample quilt that they have hanging on the wall.

Our day started by picking up my grands & heading to my Mom's house. Before we left Mom gave Angel a cute little purse.

Mom was showing Angel & Sweet Teen the baby quilts she is making. You have got to look at Brother. I don't think he really wanted to be with us that day. Here he is yawning.

Here we are at the quilt store. This is my grands first trip to see this store.
They loved it.
Brother was fine as long as he had his ipod to play with.

When we go to this little class there is always a Show n' tell. I was so proud of the quilt that Sweet Teen made for me that I brought it along and asked her if she cared if I showed them.
So look who was first with the show n' tell. I was so proud. Everyone could not believe that she was 15 and already quilting.
After the class the girls were admiring this panel.

Look at this photograph that was hanging on the wall. Pretty house, huh?

Oh my goodness! Look at this little quilt!
The quilt store is actually offering a class on how to do this.
Then we headed to Hancock's Fabric store. My mother bought the girls some fabric and she didn't leave Brother out! Look what he picked! Underneath that fabric is the ipod!

Sweet Teen has her fabric all picked out.
Angel got some too!
Did I tell you all that Angel is making a quilt?

And back to my Moms we go. The girls were so impressed with Mom's Dutch doll quilt!
They listened to every word. By now the ipod is dead and Brother is in the other room ready to go! He was so funny. We had a great day with my Mom! It was a special quilty day. It was a good day.

16 comments:

Sherry said...

I hop you take the class with the house and I can't wait to see how its done would love to make one for my sister She lives in a log home with 3 acers of Christmas trees. Ask if they will eb doing a class on the web. Please I need to know how to do this.
glad to hear you had a fun day with the kidlets. I use to love the time I spent with my Grandparents and still to this day30 years later I still remember the wonderful times with them.

Love Bears All Things said...

You are a 4 generational quilting family, 5 counting Granny.
I know the girls loved the fabric stores...the Princess is all the time picking out fabric and having it cut...she uses her own money...I like the black and white quilt...I have some charm packs that have a few reds that wood look good done up like that.
Mama Bear

Alice Grace said...

Thanks for bringing the grands! We had such fun! I know they enjoyed it because they were already looking forward to next time. I think Brother enjoyed it also, because he was always busy the whole time right up to the last 30 minutes when the batteries died! haha

Patty said...

Love that you have a quilting family. what a Legacy that granny has left.

Pat said...

What a GREAT day for all of you!!! (Wellllll..maybe Brother would have chosen another type of store, but at least all the females had a great time!) Do any of your daughters quilt? I'm not recalling you mentioning that, so maybe it skipped a generation...LOL

Real Life Reslers said...

Sounds like a great day! That house quilt is an awesome idea that I have never seen.

caknitter said...

Looks like it was the best trip ever. Thank you for taking us along. :-)

lindsey said...

You had a great day, your grandaughter has done a great job withher quilt so nice that they have started young. I have never seen the house quilts before...are you going to do the class?

snoring solutions said...

Thanks for bringing the grands! We had such fun! I know they enjoyed it because they were already looking forward to next time.Love that you have a quilting family. This site is great.

Granny J said...

What a fun day for all of you. Sweet Teen really has an eye for combining colors and patterns. I love the little quilt she and Angel are holding up. Lots of quilting going on in that family.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a fun day! The house quilt class looks so interesting. What a wonderful housewarming gift that would make for someone buying a new home.

Needled Mom said...

It looks like a perfect day for all of you and I am so glad that ST was eager to share her work.

That house quilt is just amazing!!! Wouldn't it be fun to make?

They close our Hancocks and I soooo miss it. Now we only have a JoAnns for fabrics other than quilting.

Allie said...

Just the perfect day - although I'm sure Brother wouldn't agree, lol. Love ST's quilt, and the block you are making!

Glenda said...

What a fun day! Now you're going to have trouble keeping the girls out of that shop. It looks like a great place to visit. Love the house quilt!

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Patty Sumner said...

It looks as if the family tradition of quiliting is going strong.....Blessings to you and yours.