Years ago, my friend Brenda received a bunch of quilting stuff from an elderly lady she knew that was downsizing to go and live with her daughter. I guess the lady (Bea) was not planning on doing any more quilting. Well, Brenda was reorganizing a while back, and came across a bunch of bowtie blocks that Bea had made, but never set together. Brenda thought....."I'll finish this little quilt, and then send it to Bea!" So Brenda set all the blocks together, and asked me if I would quilt it! Of course! So this last week I scrambled to get it quilted and bound because yesterday there was a little quilt show at a meeting house in Oxford, Maine, where Bea was from. Turns out.....a lot of the ladies that were there knew Bea, and they were quite pleased to see a quilt that she had a hand in! Sweet!
Here it is laying across the seats in the meeting house. And here are a few pics of some of the other quilts at the show......
There is another quilt show for Oxford County in September.....and I hope to put the bowtie quilt in that, as well, before we ship it out to Bea.....I think she'll get a kick out of her quilt squares making the rounds of her old stomping grounds! lol
Here's a pic of my Stargazer lilies......it seems I can never remember to take a pic of anything in my garden until it is well past prime......but I remembered this time! Yay!
And here is a pic of my hubby, John, as he is re-stringing a Crown kite. The kite is the long line of color at the far end of all the strings. This kite is a giant wheel when inflated, and it rotates......it is 75 feet across the wheel! It's huge! And these lines (the strings) that run out to it at the edges are 100 feet long! There is such a pull on this kite, it takes several guys (minimum) to control it......it is anchored by a truck, so it can't fly away! At our first chance, we will take a pic of it inflated......it's really a show-stopper at the kite events!
I've been working on the wedding quilt......I'm piecing the back now, and should have a pic in a couple of days! Yay!
The countdown to the Bonnie Hunter cruise is just 12 days now! Woohoo! I can't wait!
Hope you had a great weekend!