Monday, August 20, 2012

where did last week go??

Boy did last week fly by.
For me it was filled with work and then a few appointments , the weekend at the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame  for the inductions of this years nominees. My high light of the week would be meeting Sheila from Sheila's Quilt World.

We have been chatting back and forth almost from the beginning of my blogging ... it was like meeting an  old friend . We met up at Periwinkle  quilt shop in Saskatoon home of Michelle from Periwinkle Quilting  and Beyond blog . Michelle greeted us as we all arrived Monika from My Sweet  Prairie, Flo from Butterfly Quilting and Brenda who had done a postcard exchange with Sheila . We took over the back half of the shop for a while and then went over to Jerry's  for ice cream. It was great to meet the ladies I have been chatting with over the last couple of years. Thank you Michelle for opening your shop to us and the coffee and cookies too.And thank you to Monika for getting the other gals together for Sheila and I to meet.

I did manage to have a few extra minutes with Sheila as we drove her to her son's house. It was such a great pleasure to met Sheila, we will get together on her next visit out and who knows maybe I will get out to Nova Scotia to see her at home.  When we got together we had little gifts for each other we both had made a tote bag to give the other ( with out knowing it). She also made me the cutest little pincushion that she stitched ...beautiful work Sheila.

I just love  it Sheila It is the perfect size I used it this past weekend to hold some quilting for the road trip and a few other goodies as well.
 I did get some work done for the Bowls with Borders blog hop. My turn is this week on the 22, stop on by and enter in the give away that I will be having.

We are on the last week of voting for the McCall's Quilt Design Star 2012 2nd if you are sew inclined stop on by and vote , leave a comment to I would love to know what you think of the quilt I designed. I have a link on the top side bar on this page to help you find your way.
Have a great day
In stitches


  1. It was indeed my pleasure to meet up with you as well, I had been looking forward to this visit . I also was happy to meet up with all of the other ladies at Periwinkles ,that was so great . I leave for home at 6 in the morning ,it will be good to be home. I voted for you today as well as each day I have been here , fingers crossed ! Hugs Sheila

  2. Sweet! That was a very fun afternoon.
    I went back to the shop today and picked up 4 copies of the COuntry Register with you in it. Shoot me your address and I'll mail them off to you. ps- did you hear? My boy broke his arm yesterday :((( Poor dude. No more leathersmithing for a while... or karate, or biking, or swimming... :(


  3. Hallo
    Your Bowls verry nice
    lg Heidi

  4. Hello Annette, I was not sure if you are showing one bowl and this was your entry or you are just late...which is sad for us..cause we had to pick the winners..let me know when and if you are in today...