A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Quilt show, update, and progress

First, I'll show you the teeny little bit of progress that's happened on the hussif...


My daughter-in-love likes Nemo, so I couldn't resist putting one on her hussif.  Thank you Maureen for the pattern!!

This past weekend was the local quilt show and I neglected to take my camera.  I wasn't worried though because I knew that Dolores was going to be there and she would take lots of pictures and post them on her blog.  If you'd like to see some of the quilts go HERE, HERE, and HERE.  The show was really well done and there were many many beautiful quilts there.  I especially liked the display of antique crazy quilts.

Finally - an update about the shooting that took place last week - the police have apprehended the shooter which is a huge relief for everyone.  Our superintendent is still listed in stable condition and has a long recovery period ahead of him.  You can read more about it HERE if you are interested. 

Today I'm linking up with the Monday Stitchery Link party at SuperMomNoCape HERE.

Today the quote is from Audrey Hepburn..... "Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.  As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.  One for helping yourself, the other for helping others"


11 comments:

Dolores said...

What a sweet Nemo. Thanks for the link-up.

Vicki W said...

Glad the caught the shooter. He sounds like a real "upstanding" citizen. Glad the superintendent is doing well!

Judys Fabrications said...

Nemo motif is sweet.
Glad that horrible man was caught.

Boud said...

I do like a tour without having to walk it! Thank you, some lovely examples there.

Christine Barnsley said...

Hello Mary Anne! I love your little 'Nemo' addition to the hussif and I was so pleased to hear they have apprehended the shooter... must make you feel a bit safer!! I went over to have a look at the quilts from the show.... they were fabulous! It looks like it was a lovely show! Have a good weekend! :) x

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I need to do some cross stitch. I love the way you incorporate it into your embroidery projects.
xx, Carol

fabriquefantastique said...

That adds a truly personal touch,but I live the delicate herringbone? stitch just above

Janie said...

Good progress, quilt shows are so inspiring!

SuperMomNoCape said...

Your cross stitched Nemo is sooooo cute!

Life has been so busy that I'm late getting around to visiting everyone but I wanted to stop by and thank you for linking up to last week's Stitchery Link Party! Aloha hugs!

Renee said...

I am so glad the police caught the shooter.

Nemo is such a fantastic addition to your hussif!

Thank you for the links to True Blue Canadian. What a great blog with such fabulous pictures from the quilt show!

karen said...

a shooting??? The world has gone quite mad.....on a positive note, I love Nemo!!