Here are some of the quilts from the Grout Museum exhibit. I finally got the photos assembled and created a nifty slide show for you to see. The quilts are fabulous and you should definitely stop by and visit sometime this year. The exhibit runs until September 2012.
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This is Week 2 of the Broken Dishes quilt challenge. How are you coming along? Are some of you making this one this month? Are you using the colors I chose for mine in the book? Or the red and white option for Valentine's Day? Or are you being totally creative and making it the way YOU want to make it? Whatever you have decided, your pieces should be sew together into blocks this week and that shouldn't take too long. I decided against working on this one with you because mine is already finished.
Instead, I am working on a different little quilt. I recently became inspired by an antique doll quilt and and so am working on making up a pattern for it. I know you'll fall in love with this cute little thing when you see it. More fun things to do with your scraps - drag out your pinks and some of those ugly greens! They're going to work well together in this quilt.
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I've been dragging a little myself this week and have been drinking too much coffee in an effort to stay awake and get some things done.
My new favorite coffee. Even if I have a few cups it does not give me jitters.
This is one good reason I need coffee: Our "sweet" dog woke us up at 1:15 a.m. the other night/morning. She ran downstairs and started barking and growling at the window facing the back yard. My husband let her out in our gated dog run area and checked around the back but saw nothing. Then of course after that I was wide awake and could not fall asleep for hours but still had to get out of bed at 7. I hate when this happens and I only get a couple of hours of sleep and then have to drag myself through the day and drink numerous cups of coffee just to stay awake. Here's a story we watched on the news that evening. I told my husband I guess we have to stop talking about coyotes before bedtime - she must be getting night terrors or something and stays on high alert with her ears perked while she sleeps.
Hearing about that little dog on the news shook me up a bit.
Have a good weekend and prepare to get those borders put on the little Broken Dishes quilt next week. Or maybe - you could just finish it before V-day!