Monday, June 29, 2009

This week end, we went visiting Versailles. Perfect weather! Here I am with my youngest.
I finished this top, it is now for quilting...
And I found this book, which might be a good summer reading!

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Yesterday, I had great time with a friend from Naperville who is visiting Paris! We had lunch at the musee d'Orsay, and then we visited the musee.
Today I had a nice surprise in the mail: My rows were back! Thank you to every one who worked on them! I can't wait to put them together! They are going to make a wonderful quilt!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

The other was my birthday, I received wonderful gifts from my friends! Here are some:
I have been working on a Row by Row swap, I am going to send back to Beth all her rows!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Today is a great day! We finally do have internet!! It feels so good to be again connected with the world! And even better, I got to talk to my best friend Sheri! I am so happy!
I received a post card from my daughter who is visiting London, she says: Mom, don't worry, the family is very nice with me and the food is good!

On the quilting side, I loaded on the machine a quilt that my friends made me when I left Belgium for the US. A friend of mine, CJ, had it basted on her machine for me, then I hand quilted the center, big stitches but didn't know what to do for the borders. So I decided to practice free hand feathers with little drawing, it is not perfect but I am quite happy with it. I did 2 borders and will do the 2 others tomorrow and will post a picture...

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

As you can see, I found a place where I can have a good internet connection! So I uploaded some pictures. And here are the ones from Dona's quilt! Those quilts are going back to Belgium this week end with Chantal!

The other day I quilted Caroline's quilt, here is a picture and a close up, hoping she will be happy!

Quilting on my Long arm in Paris!

Sunny day here in Paris! Yeah!
I have been busy quilting on my long arm Japanese flowers for Jocelyne, I hope she will like them!

And a close up:

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Hi, it is a gorgeous day here in Paris! Nearly 80F!! I am still not connected to internet so it not easy to write very often...
Here is another block I did for my wool applique quilt, I really love these!
I have been quilting lately, yes my Long Arm is now happily running!
I also worked on a mini Round Robin, it is challenging but so much fun! I am sending this one out to Australia on Monday!

Tomorrow my daughter is leaving for London for 4 days, departure is at 4:30 am... Not fun for me!
But she is excited and will try to meet with a friend she has from Naperville!
Have a great day! Val