Saturday, July 24, 2010

Red club and white cats......

Well......I'm back....(in more ways than one)....starting to feel like my old self again.....! .....and that has to be a good thing!



I am also back with another blog post just 24 hours after the last one...which hasn't happened for a while......
Red Club today.....this is a (very poor) pic of the finished quilt......I didn't get this far...this was the sample quilt.......




........here is mine (we get the kits as part of the class - so it is just a coincidence that a couple of the fabrics are the same as I used last week!) I have made the half square triangles for the outside so shouldn't take long to put it together.....maybe the garage won't get cleaned out tomorrow!




I always enjoy going to the Patchwork Apple.....Sara is our tutor for Red Club (and the CW class) - she is a talented quilter....and has given us some great tips for making piecing easier and more accurate......and you gotta love that! Sara also has a range of patterns (Sarandipity) and today I added Lamingtons and Jelly Cakes to my collection (along with a Lily and Will layer cake to make it!) ..... Garage? What garage?

The drive to the Patchwork Apple is always enjoyable.........here are a few pics I took on the way home today.......

And if you are still with me.....here are a couple of pics of the fur kids.......

Albert............who is quite a big boy now.....

......and the more delicate one ...............beautiful Beatrice.......(can you guess where Rose was sitting??)

That's it from me tonight....time for the penultimate stage of the Tour de France........and I can stay up because it's not a work night!

'Til next time..................................Lorraine

16 comments:

Nancy said...

so how does this red club work? You buy a kit...and all do show and tell after each step? Kind of like my civil war quilt group...

How big will that quilt be when finished?

Kris said...

Looks like a lovely day. You must be feeding those cats!

Darlene said...

Thank you for sharing your day with us! I'm glad you're starting to feel like yourself again.

Those fur babies are growing like dandelions and so sweet.

Karen said...

Red & white quilts are always a hit with me. Yours is no exception!

Winona said...

I love red and white quilts. This is going to be a beauty. Your kitties are so beautiful. Looks like they are growing up. Winona

Stina said...

Love allt the RED ...:o) And new fabrics to play with... have fun!!!

Anonymous said...

Hello Lorraine, im up earlY AS HUSBAND SNORING !! [has a bad cold]
i really love the photo of the grape vines in the 'V' shape- would
make a great photo to sell- a better one than the one in the bakery !! Heather.. [red club ]

Jeanette said...

Love the red block you are making. Your fur babies are gorgeous. Glad to hear you are starting to feel better. Hugs, Jeanette

Chookyblue...... said...

good to hear you feeling better.......the red club is looking great and a new pattern........love it too.......I can see the garage is being left til next weekend.......
like the new header too.......

joolzmac said...

Love your pictures (don't we live in a great land?), especially the vineyard one and that lovely old dead tree (I have a tree fetish). Yes, those kitties are so cute and as always, the garage will always be waiting for you to get to it. You do beautiful quilting work so enjoy it!

Cheers - Joolz

Lynda said...

You did heaps at Red Club - I really like the Capital T block. Great photos from your drive home and the fur babies - they sure know who's boss.

Jo in TAS said...

Who cares about the garage, there's better things to be doing! Love the red club quilt!!

Joy said...

Garage Schmarage he he he. Love the quilty pics, and the ones of the furry kids - Beatrice is simply stunning and Albert is such a handsome boy :o). But where's the one of Rose???
I shall wait with baited breath!!
Hugs,
Joy :o)
PS ... so glad you're starting to feel like your old self again :o).

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Gad you had a good day loz, the blocks look great...

QUILTING IS BLISSFUL, DI said...

Ohhhh---I just love those white fur balls!!!!! Thanks so much for the photos!!! And I still think that pup "Rosie" is very special!!!
Oh--think I am suppose to talk about the quilt block--that is really neat and red in quilting is a favorite color of mine!!! good job!
and I love your new blinds--looks really good--way to go!!!
Hugs, to you and those fur balls--all three of them--Di

Linda said...

What beautiful vistas as you drive to the Patchwork Apple! Will you be imbibing in any of the local wine produced in that vineyard?