for all of your wonderful comments and e-mails, and for your enthusiasm about the club, the changes, and our "Self-Care" Theme! I consider myself very blessed to get the opportunity to get to know all of you, to learn from you, and to be inspired in quilting - and life - by all of you!
It's been a bit hectic here (4th of July, Studly's B-Day yesterday, the Schnibble Along, the Quilt Along, resuming the club with changes, prepping for some time off with family, etc.) - so I'm going to have to respond to your lovely e-mails and comments this time in a blog post!
To all of our New Members - WELCOME! We're so happy to have you, and we're looking forward to getting to know you and sew with you in the coming year!
And, to all of our returning members WELCOME BACK! I'm so glad you're up for another year of fun! And, really looking forward to sewing and getting to know you even better in the year to come!
Thanks so much for the sweet comments about those Flag Placemats of mine
I wish I could take the credit - but I bought them - at Kohl's!
And, thank you SO much to all of you who suggested names for
patriotic quilt! It was so sweet of you all to take the time to share! And, I must say, you're a creative group - I loved all of your ideas! It's being made in Christmas fabric now - so we may have to post both photos - and do a little naming contest - what do ya think?!
To all of you who have commented - and to all of you who have posted on your blogs thus far about our
monthly theme - THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH! I can't tell you how much I appreciate you opening your hearts, sharing your stories and your struggles - and also sharing ideas that all of us can use! PLEASE - keep up the great work!
I also wanted to ask all of you for your input on upcoming monthly themes! Here are a few ideas I had:
1. Quilting Tools
2. Quilting Shortcuts & Tips
3. Great Reads (share about your favorite books)
5. Organizing The Home
6. Decorating The Home
7. Quilting The Quilt (not cutting or piecing - sharing ideas about quilting our finished tops)!
8. Sewing Spaces - Where We Create
Okay - please share any other ideas you have for monthly themes - and if you could let me know your top 2 or 3, that would be GREAT!
Hope your July is off to a great start - and thank you again Charming Girls - you're awesome!