Friday night was Hexie Club. It's also retreat weekend #1 for our LQS at Camp Asbury so we always squeeze our selves in for the evening. It's fun to see their projects and to share ours.
Saturday I had a most-of-the-day EMT training seminar about an hour from home. Luckily it was the type of seminar where I could work on my hexies. I actually sat in the front row and maintained eye contact while taking notes. I got some questions from my seat mates but I don't think the presenters felt ignored. I'll tell anyone that keeping my hands busy allows me to concentrate better. I was lucky enough to get 2 more rosettes done for Mickey Depre's sampler project. The third one was finished a while ago but I don't think I ever posted it as I found it under some papers on the coffee table. Oopsies.
And now I best get to kitting more rosettes for the sampler quilt. Not only is it a nice, portable project, but I intend to work on this quilt while camping in July. Kitting these aren't hard by any means but it can take some time to prep the machine pieced bits and mark the papers. I've got to kit enough to keep me out of trouble for 10 days of camping.
Hmm...I just remembered I am going to need something to work on during my annual 3 day work conference. I'll have to decide if I want pieced hexies or something else...
On the way home I stopped in East Aurora for 2 reasons. First was the quilt store (Yeah, that's 5 stores in 8 days. Eek!) but also to hit Vidler's, a huge five and dime store. I went to the quilt store for background material for a project you'll see below but I also found more of a shot cotton I needed for another project. I had checked this store for more last summer and they didn't have it so I was quite surprised to see it this time. The extra half yard allows me to enlarge a project I have been designing for some time. I went to Vidler's to scope out some gifts for a certain swap with a certain friend. I did some scoping and bought myself a couple things as well - one I'll share Friday and 2 for camping. Saturdays have been bad for self-control lately...
When I got home I started a new project. Have you seen Missouri Star's Dizzy Daisy? I thought it would be the perfect project for my ever accumulating hexie fabrics. What do you think??
Is it nap time yet??