Monday, January 31, 2011

On The Road Again

Seems like everytime I blog, I've been to a class. You must think I have a lot to learn. This past weekend, I have been to Quilting By The Bay's Paradise Retreat. QBTB is located in Panama City. Sandy and Al, the owners, are absolutely wonderful people and their shop is delightful. My teacher was Penny Haren. Penny has a unique technique for applique paper piecing. Using freezer paper and appliques, you create blocks that make you wonder "how did she do that." Kimberly Einmo was one of the other instructors and led the mystery quilt. My mystery quilt is still a mystery as I am challenged on reading instructions and totally messed up the first blocks. I am at a crossroads of doing the frog quilting technique (rip it, rip it) or just forging ahead to see what comes out.

My BFF (Best Fabric Friend), Pam, and I are on the road home. Tomorrow is back to reality and work.