After several busy weekends of travel, this weekend was just for fun. No plans, no obligations, just whatever I felt like doing. Don't you love weekends like that? Life gets so busy and so planned down to the minute. I need my "down time" to balance things out.
Saturday was breakfast club, always fun. I went alone for a change. We usually take turns driving but, everyone had other plans or needed to drive separately. So the General and I were on our own. That's ok, we enjoy each other's company. :) There was a good crowd, but not as much show'n'tell as normal. Here are a couple of good ones I took pictures of after I remembered to get my camera out of my bag!
Maureen (on the right) recently finished a UFO she hadn't worked on since 2004 or 05. I love the rich colors.
Linda had 2 creations to share. She is a longarm quilter who makes art quilts (a lot of them!) These are her newest finishes. The first is a colorful crazy type...
Closeup of the rogue Basket block...
After breakfast club, with no other plans, I decided to go antiqueing in Kalona on the way home. I ended up spending the whole day! I bought several orphan blocks and a wonderful vintage doll quilt. I'll have to take a picture of it to share next time.
Sunday after church, Randy and I went to Williamsburg to the outlet mall; then on the way home we met Isaah at a restaurant in Coralville for a late lunch/early supper. Of course we had to go to the Coral Ridge Mall for dessert at Whitey's Icecream. Yum! Randy and I finished the weekend watching a movie on DVD, "Breaking Dawn" when we got home. I sewed the last 4 paper-pieced blocks for my pink and brown Reap the Whirlwind mini before I went to bed. I need to remove the last of the paper before I can sew the blocks together.
I hope you all had a fun weekend with plenty of down time too. Till next time, keep stitching!
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