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Happy Mother’s Day Y’all!

Hope you each have a …

I am 50% DONE now on the Batik Hollyhock Garden Quilt I am hand quilting!!

This shot above is halfway through the 6th row of the quilt… all together there are 11 rows πŸ™‚

I did acquire a new gadget for my quilting frame this week too… from a Missouri Star Quilt deal of the day I bring you a pin cushion that stays on my frame just perfect and holds some pretty sharp scissors that came with it!!

I am linking this fun pincushion and my hand quilting progress to Kathy’s Quilts … come see what all other handies are sharing HERE!

Also … for Mother’s Day I have changed my facebook profile pic to a shot of my needle keeper…

Here are my two little grands I am thinking of today!!!

CJ on the left will soon be 3 and Kaydence on the right will soon be 2 πŸ™‚

Besides hand quilting and sewing a bit on a quilt for my son and dil… we have been working on a puzzle…

Β And I watched a great Chick Flick on Netflix too!!!

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But sometimes the above is sooo true… so we go to the nearby beach to see the sunshine in all it’s glory! Β This time we also got to see this cool big sail boat!!!Β 

Β So keep smiling my friends!!!

There is so much to smile about for sure and don’t forget to…

Memories of my summer quilt retreat :)

So many happy memories to share… my bestie Connie and I planned a week of quilting fun and here are some highlights and details for you to enjoy.Β  Plan your own quilt retreat with your quilty friends πŸ™‚

Me n Connie

Birthday quilty shirts on and beach approved!

First we pinned this quilt….

All pinned here but it took some effort from all of us πŸ™‚
We had to touch up iron the backing… thanks honey for the nice tile floor to lay the quilt tops out on!
then Connie, me and my dd all pinned the quilt
Brandi put the last pin in!

Making quilt tops that we both got pinned and pictured….

Sister quilts

From a pattern called Picnic in this book!

And this great fabric from Basic Grey for Moda “PB&J” line… jelly rolls πŸ™‚

Connie used cream background and I used tone on tone whites for my background… LOTS OF FUN!

We also celebrated birthdays!Β  First was Connie’s on the 3rd, me on the 4th, my honey on the 20th and my dd on the 26th πŸ™‚Β  July is a fun month in this home πŸ˜€

We also squeezed in shopping and beach time… and of course a snooze in the hammock πŸ™‚

Finally my dd and all of us worked on a quilty puzzle that we mod podged and sent home with Connie as her personal souvenier πŸ™‚

Hope you enjoy this quick trip through our quilty week!

Have a blessed week πŸ™‚

Kathi