16 March, 2013

International Quilting Day

Here is how I am spending the International Quilting Day - stitching with 2 of my non-quilter sisters.
In about 2 weeks I think we will show you the top of our group quilt.

Geta, Oana and Nina; and the third black cat of the house.
My sisters call me "the boss"  of this project.  And as the boss I am allowed to stitch more and stitch the hardest parts. I am serious about this, see the proof below.
I can't wear thimble; in fact, I tried one 12 years ago for hand quilting and did not enjoy it.
For now, I am happy with this  alternative :)


How are you spending this day ?
Share it on the Virtual Sew-cial hosted by SewCalGal.

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22 comments:

  1. Sin palabras!!!!!
    SENSACIONAL!
    ^^

    beso a las trabajadoras.

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  2. Ho-ho, good company!!!...well done, boss of your sisters ))))Have a wonderful day!

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  3. Good morning Geta.....just about to leave for a friends house for a day of sewing and quilting with four other friends. Should be a fun day! Enjoy!!

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  4. looks like you are having fun. I can't wear regular thimbles but I like the kind that stick on your fingers instead. leather disc or metal just stick on the pad of your fingertip

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  5. Ce frumos sa coaseti impreuna!!!Daca am fi reusit sa fim si noi acolo, era o superzi de quilting!

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  6. Love that you're spending the day with your sisters! That's awesome. I'm having a wonderful Quilt Day as well! Can't wait to see your finished top!

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  7. What a great time with your sisters. I can't use a thimble either and actually tried the same thing you are doing. lol

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  8. What a great time with your sisters. Looks like a very comfy and friendly sewing area.

    I'm having fun quilting today and glad you joined my virtual sew-cial.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  9. Браво! Ручной труд совместный - это классно.

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  10. Hello boss!!!Hello sisters! What a lovely day was today!

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  11. That is a gorgeous quilt you are sitting on. I'll remember your trick next time I lose my thimble or leave it home by mistake.
    Happy Quilting!

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  12. What a pretty quilt you and your sisters are lounging on while piecing! And what a wonderful way to pass the day together. I have been doing some embroidery and crocheting today, maybe some quilt blocks tomorrow.

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  13. Geta- all your quilts are wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
    Barb@Witsend

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  14. The quilt you are sitting on is beautiful. It's nice that you have two people to sew with you.

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  15. I love your grandmother's flower garden quilt. Did you do the quilting yourself? I am piecing one and starting to think about how I might quilt it. I would rather quilt it by machine than by hand. It looks like you are having fun!

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  16. Fun to sew with your sisters. I love sewing with one of my sisters as well when I get the chance, though she lives far away. I agree with other commenters--the quilt you are sitting on is wonderful.

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  17. Just beautiful, & I'm glad you have a helpful cat!

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  18. Hi and wishes from Greece! That's absolutely best way to spend quilting day! Your work is beautiful!

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  19. Super intalnire chiar de Ziua Internationala a Quiltului...si noi am sarbatorit,dar fiecare la casuta ei...

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  20. Love the photo of you and your sisters. The flower garden quilt is beautiful! Thmx for sharing!

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  21. You continue with beautiful things.Don´t say that you handquilt?

    Hugs from
    Lena in Stockholm

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  22. I can't wear a thimble either and just end up with sore fingers when I EPP. I've also tried tape but mostly use nothing.

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