Sunday, April 3, 2011

Two busy weekends!

Last weekend I went on retreat and then to New York City to see the red and white quilt exhibit.  It was a long, full, and busy weekend.  This weekend, my sister Hannah and her husband and two kids are in town from the San Francisco Bay area for a week long visit.  It is so much fun to see all of them.   
I still have lots of pictures from last weekend and I need to take some from this weekend.  Look at these giant roses (and bugs!).  They are all over Park Avenue in New York.  Each block is different.

The exhibit was in the Park Avenue Amory
 and we got quite a hike from the subway to the exhibit.  The Lexington subway stop was closed because of  a downed electrical line or something, so we had to get off and hoof it.  At least we had the roses to look at.
Each and every red and white quilt was something to treasure.  The redwork, oh my the red work!  Beautiful.

And lots and lots of simple yet just stunning designs. 

So gorgeous!  And with only two colors!

This quilting was stunning.

I can't resist a churn dash!  I can't explain it, I just can't.

Do you see it?  Huh, do you?  This quilt was special.

That's right, what a happy surprise!  A little surprise touch of cheddar!  I really love this quilt.  An extra touch of jazz!
I had so much fun with my niece and nephew this weekend.  My niece, Lucy, who is seven  wanted to learn some hand sewing.  I'll show you some pictures of her special project.  Her brother, William (Buddy),  is hilarious and reminds me of my son when he was little. 
I hope you had as much fun this weekend as I did.  Now let's just get through the work week, ok?


  1. Wow! Talk about eye candy. They look magnificent close up.

    Love the oversized roses and even the bugs!

  2. Lucky you-- wish I could have been there too!! lol

  3. Thanks for sharing - just beautiful! Another work week........umh. Come on Friday :)

  4. Thanks for everything! We had a great time and the package came today. Lu is thrilled! I'm getting a pillow insert on Monday!