Alpine Quilt Group August 2009 Part I

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I've been avoiding looking at the calendar lately hoping that the days will stop ticking by for the summer and that I'll stall the upcoming wedding. Well. It doesn't work. Last night I was sewing away on my diamonds and my phone rang. It was my friend Laura wondering where I was. I was completely baffled. She was sitting at the Alpine Quilt group waiting for me. WHAAAT? How did I miss that it was the last Tuesday of the month! I had figured that next Tuesday was the 31st. WRONG. I jumped up and ran to quilt group.
I didn't have my game on. I had been messing with camera settings. And because I was late I not only missed some of show-n-tell but my pics started out being bad, very bad.

I think this quilt had appliqued blocks in the middle of the little squares. Laura had to point that out to me because I was fiddling with my camera.
The wonderful and fabulous Rae Anne showing her quilt.
A sweet baby quilt. I think this is Bonnie's. Tricia (left in yellow jacket) is my wonderful friend holding up the quilt on the left. I love the colors in this quilt. It reminds me of ribbon candy or something.
Jodi with 1 of her quilts. The other pic didn't turn out.
I really love the fruit and the 9 patches in this quilt. It is beautiful.
Love this quilt. Love the colors and the sweet down home feel.
This flimsy is from the Girl Group. They have such fun.
This is Kim's quilt with Texture Magic.
The fabulous Flora and her quilt with "old" fabric. Love it.
I think this is Paula's quilt? I talk too much I guess. I miss the commentary.
Flora's quilt. So striking. Good job Flora.

Stay tuned Monday for quilts from Mary of Mary's Cottage Quilts. Mary has a blog too, and lives north of me several cities and was sweet enough to come to Alpine and bring her quilts last night and tell her story. I've met Mary before and she is cute and inspiring. I felt so glad I didn't miss her trunk show. More on this Monday's post. Hopefully by then I'll get my pictures more organized.

-nanette
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21 comments

Rumi said...

Hate to think you almost missed out on seeing these great quilts. Isn't it nice to have friends who are looking out for us!

dotti white said...

Absolutely beautiful quilts to share. Do you know what pattern was used for the quilt you referred to as ribbon candy? I really like that one....and lots more, too!!! Thanks for sharing!

Jackie said...

Heavens, how could you miss your group?? Don't worry though, I have done the same thing too. But you got there just in time to get some really great photos of some really great quilts.

belinda said...

...LOL...so glad she called you...I wouldn't have liked it if 'I' had missed seeing these quilts!!! Flora's are always amazing!

beth said...

thanks for sharing show and tell.....my favorite thing! love the pineapple and snowflake quilts!

Lori Holt said...

Hi Nanette-
ha.. that is too funny almost missing group. Ive done that before too I'm just glad I havn't forgot a class I am teaching! (yet) LOL!
I saw RaeAnn yesterday at Clothesline club...she's a hoot and yes, Flora is fabulous!
Kim's texture magic quilt is fun...I'll bet it's even better in real life so that you can actually see the texture (and the magic)
I'm looking forward to seeing & learning about Mary.
Thanks for show and tell.
x lori

Michell said...

Its lovely to visit your blog..
I love the pineapple and snowflake quilts!

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Michell
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Janet said...

I'm glad you got there in the end so you could share these wonderful quilts, thank you.

pratima said...

Thanks so much for the pictures, Nanette. They are wonderful :)

Rhondi said...

Hi Nanette
Thanks for the "show and tell". Your group makes some beautiful quilts.
Hugs, Rhondi

Kaaren said...

Wonderful quilters in your group, Nanette. Thanks for sharing the photos and I look forward to seeing more on Monday.

Thimbleanna said...

Oooh, I always love your show and tell. I love that first quilt too -- it looks a lot like my friendship quilt. And good for you that you've gone to a more relaxed schedule for posting -- I did that a long time ago -- it's the only way to still get anything done! ;-)

Jan said...

LOL on almost being a "no show!" That one really made me chuckle. Everyone's quilts are gorgeous! Such wonderful inspiration. Tks so much for sharing :)

Candace said...

I'm so glad you made it so we could see all these fantastic quilts! I want to make all of them!
Cheers!

Carrie P. said...

You must have a lot on your mind if you forget about a guild meeting. LOL

Dawn said...

Beautiful quilts! I can't believe you almost missed your quilt group..I hate to admit it..but I've done it before too!!

Valerie said...

Wow. I really enjoyed this show. It doesn't look like you missed a lot. I could not imagine there being more. I look forward to Monday to see more pictures. I need to catch up on your blog. I have been so busy I haven't been reading or leaving comments like I should.

call me crazy said...

Great photo's! Time does fly too fast for us sometimes, doesn't it? Glad your friend called you so you didn't miss out.

Di~ said...

I love it that you still went to the meeting!

happy zombie said...

Another great show... thank you for sharing!

Lynne Brotman said...

Your new project is coming along nicely. Good work!