this past weekend was amazing, scary, wonderful and exciting.
It all started on Saturday morning, I did a Trunk show at The Patchwork Angel, thank you for having me Penny. Twenty lovely ladies came to the shop on the first sunny day we have had all week to see all the quilts I have made for my "Bake at 60 degrees" classes. I had a wonderful time talking to and meeting all of the girls there. I did forget though to take photos, except for at the start before everyone came in, bugger.......
All of the quilts are made with 60 degree triangles, diamonds and hexagons, but with no set in seams to be found anywhere. The class is a set of 2 held over 2 weeks and the ladies will learn how to cut and sew these shapes, but also how to adjust the blocks to a size they would like to make.
Over the past 12 months I have been making samples to show and on Saturday I got to show them and was very nervous. Thank you ladies for being patient and gentle with me. Since finishing my talk I have kept remembering things that I wanted to say but forgot to. Isn't that the way it happens.
Saturday evening saw us going out for a lovely dinner at the local Italian restaurant with good friends. The food was great, the company was fun and the kids enjoyed themselves also. We had a table outside and kids found geckos and a tree frog to play with between courses and not in their food and so the adults could relax over dinner and still be able to watch the kids.
Sunday came around and I was busy making lunch for my mum and sisters coming over. I live a good hours drive away from them and so getting together is very important in our busy lives. Unfortunately we have been scattered around the world this past few months and missed a couple of birthdays, so with mine this week, we all made the time to have lunch. So yesterday was brought together by the colour pink and the numbers, 2, 44 and 65 ( the ages of us birthday girls). We had a great time and I played up the pink theme, balloons, drinks, desert, cake and even our clothes.
My mum bought me a pink Hairdryer, a sister gave me a bottle of Muscato wine (pink/rose) and I received some money, because I am in need of a new handbag. Tomorrow I will go shopping for a bag, what colour should I get????????
One other exciting thing happened, but I will show and tell you about it if all goes well this week......