Chicago Modern Quilt Guild has created some wonderful and deep friendships. One of my newer friends, Mary R, knits ( a real Renaissance woman who knits, quilts, sews, cooks, has multiple degrees). And she gave me a beautiful pair of socks, complete with washing instructions. Am I worthy of handmade socks? All I know is that I am very pleased, and these socks rank among the very nicest of presents I have ever received!
After yesterday's blog post, I received two emails from the Modern Quilt Guild. Neither of my quilts was accepted into QuiltCon 2016. A part of me is disappointed, but the better part of me is relieved that I don't have to scramble to get tickets to Pasadena, CA, where the conference is and that I don't have to sew sleeves on these quilts!
Also pictured above is a little kit from guildster Robbi who seems determined to get me into hexies and a hexie packet from guildster Holly, who shares this determination. I may be the last of my quilty group to get into hexies, but I am learning to never say never. I shall - at some point - give it a go!