But the suitcase filled with gifts for my favorite Dutch quilters is ready to go,
So many things there are hideously expensive. So I have crammed in just as much as I could. Christmas in May. :-)
Today was Q.A., as I told you yesterday, and Harriet Hargrave was our speaker. WOW! She has so much experience - really dating from the inception of popular, "modern" quilting as you and I know it. So much background. Do check out her books and courses. But suffice to say, she is a frustrated hand quilter so has perfected machine quilting so that it looks like hand quilting - yes it really does! Much of the secret involves the kind of batting used. Amazing!
During the monthly "show and tell" portion of the meeting, Laurie showed a wonderful little quilt she found at a yard sale. She was not particularly attached to it, but wanted to support the homeowner. Therefore, she was willing to part with it, for a most reasonable price. It has come to Seattle to live until it goes to the Netherlands. Yes, Caro, it is for you.
|Apparently the satin binding was added later and cut off some star points|