Sunday, September 04, 2011

Cabin vitamin Q

Late thursday evening (almost night) I packed the car and drove up to my friend Irene’s cabin.  Where Irene and Britt was waiting for me.  Bjørg came early friday morning.  A weekend with sewing together with good friends.



when you forgot to bring the necessary things (like pattern for one projects and the zippers to another project)  to your machinesewing projects, my sewingmachine stayed out in the hall all weekend.


I am so happy I brought at lot of other projects to do by hand.   Had a lot of prepping to do on the remaining blocks for my Svennebrev x 2.   A lot of pieces on the applique blocks…..


and a total mess in my corner LOL


One block finished hand piecing this weekend, and all the other ready to be pieced.


While me prepping and handsewing at the table, the other where doing a lot of machine sewing.


Think all of us had been digging deep in the ufos this time


or working on a BOM


No desing walls in the cabin, but the bed worked well to put these blocks on the right place.


As usual Bjørg did a lot of sewing.  Like this beautiful flower quilt,


a makeup purse and 12 placemats, all made from leftovers from a big quilt.


Britt finished this cute strawberry table runner,


and made the top for this bed cover (two similar quilts)


and also a third one.  She did a lot of sewing this weekend,
and a lot of quilting left to do.


I finished four blocks for my antique sampler, and prepped two more.  It was so fun doing needle turn applique on these blocks.
And I who have big problems working with blue colours, love these colours!!!


And I cut all the fabric for the small dark blocks and the outher border.  Have to cut the light fabric now.  Homework for next antique sampler meeting  we (Bjørg and I) have to finish the six big applique blocks and start making 4 x 3 small blocks. 

Another great vitamin Q weekend with good friends.  We have already set the date for our next cabin trip

Saying for today:

Friends are those rare people
who ask how you are
and then wait for the answer. 
~Author Unknown


Elin said...

For ei kjekke helg! Eg blei spesielt interessert i den antikke sampleren, har ikkje sett dette før. Nydelege blokker!

Becky said...

SO WONDERFUL! I love reading about your cabin Holidays.

2ne said...

Herlig helge utflukt du har vært på da :-) Gleder meg til neste helg - da er det min tur.
Ønsker deg en kreativ uke.

Chookyblue...... said...

your retreat weekend are always so productive.........

Litamora's Quilt & Design said...

Så heldig du er som kan ha slike koselige turer :o) Ser ut som helga var riktig så produktiv :o)
Ha en flott ny og ubrukt uke,

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Once again May Britt sounds like you had a fantastic weekend with friends...

Kris Meares - Tag Along Teddies said...

Hey May Britt! Looks like you have been having way too much quilting fun! :0) Love your blue and brown star block and you're much more patient to hand stitch than I am ... can't wait to see the finished quilt. Glad you had a great weekend full of vitamin Q. :0) Happy Stitching! Bear Hugs! KRIS


Wow, it is all wonderful! Love the antique sampler especially!

gloria g. said...

what a nice weekend. Love that strawberry table runner. Can you share where to get the pattern? Adorable.....gloria in South Carolina

NLQ Photo said...

Hei Abyquilt.
Takk for et flott innlegg om bruk av linjal til å lage hexagonblokker. Har linka til deg i bloggen til NLQ og brukt 2 av bilda dine der. Håper det er ok. Helsing red. av bloggen.

@afjo72 said...

Det hørtes ut som en trivelig helg. Og jammen meg har dere vært produktive :o))

Gale, Ky quilter said...

Looks like you guys had fun! I just became you 555th follower - how cool is that?


Ann-Mari said...

Ser ut som helga ble produktiv for dere alle. Må ha vært en fin tur, selv om du ikke fikk med alt som planlagt:-)

Käranån said...

Vilken fin helg du hade med dina sykamrater!! Jättefina blåa block!
Ha en skön syhelg!

Silvia LGD (Little Green Doll) said...

What a great weekend! You all worked a lot :)

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