Thursday, September 15, 2011

Thank You Cathy!!

I spent the day with Cathy [always fun!], and we got both quilts basted!!!

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I am amazed, really truly - I've never in my life gotten a quilt basted so fast, and we did TWO.  With a brief time out for a Slim Jim at Big Boy...yum.  Cathy, you're the best!  She got a new haircut today too, is it darling.

Is there anything better than spending time with your best friend??? 

28 comments:

shez said...

thats the best way to spend a day Allie

sunny said...

Holy basting, Batman! That's a lot of basting. I'm glad you had a friend to help and to make the job go so much faster. They're going to be awesome quilts.

Val said...

All those mean looking pins! A job well done. Looks fabulous. And I love all the things in your previous post. Such lovely fabrics. Cute hat :)

Elisa said...

Great job, ladies! Allie, how's your wrist?

BJ said...

It is great fun to do things with our friends and BFF's are just the best! It has to feel GREAT to have them both basted and ready to sew!

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

Great job! The quilt looks great....thank you for doing this!

Cheryl said...

Wow, you two are super basters!!! Those quilts are so wonderful...great job all the way around.

Ivory Spring said...

WOW! You have been busy. The quilt is looking GOOD.

Michelle Ridgway said...

All those pins look like soldiers on a mission. Fantastic work!

LibbiesHome said...

That is a wonderful way to spend the day! Doing something special with a special friend. :)

Terry said...

Congratulations Allie! They look absolutely wonderful! :0)

Michelle May (Shell) said...

The most perfect way to spend a day!

JCnNC said...

What happens now? - That was a lot of work and surely glad you had a friend to help. Judy C

Sandra :) said...

That's a LOT of basting - holy smokes your fingers must be aching! You're in the home stretch now --- you must be excited!

paulette said...

Absolutely nothing better!! The quilts are looking WONDERFUL...just brimming full of love and good wishes!! Good for you!
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sewtakeahike said...

wow, Allie!!! that's a massive quilt too! So tell me, why are you leaving the pins undone? Is there a secret reason for doing that?

Linda said...

Wow!!! Great job getting that together!! Bravo!! You are going to have ripped arms because that must weigh a ton!! :-)

Diane H said...

Great job, Allie. The quilt looks fantastic!

Cindy said...

Awesome job! I would also love to know why the pins are left undone...

SueB said...

Totally Awesome job. Love what you have done with the squares.

Dolores said...

Quilting buddies are the best!
Take good care of the wrist and don't overdo it.

patty delia said...

It is looking so pretty. Kaaren will love it for sure. Good job! You Go Girl!

Marilyn said...

Wow. It never ceases to amaze me just how well it goes together. Well done you two for doing all that basting. So exciting to be at that stage.
Take care of that hand though.

Fiona said...

great work Allie.. it looks fantastic and it is so much fun to do something like that with a friend...
Hugz

Val said...

That looks like a lot of work and a lot of fun!!!

Handmade by Mai said...

It looks very beautiful.

Sew Useful Designs said...

The quilt is looking amazing Allie, YOU are amazing!

Cyndi is such a sweetheart isn't she? So incredibly thoughtful! I love your books too honey - I am sure they will bring you hours of pleasure! As for the photographs - wow - so mystical! I'm waiting for the wood nymphs to come out and dance - just magical.

Praying for Sam sweetheart... no wonder you are a proud mum - he has an amazing outlook. xx

Lots of love dear friend!
Vikki xoxooxoxox

Mama Pea said...

That is awesome. period.

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