Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Swiss Finishing School

I do a retreat in New Glarus at the Chalet Landhaus. New Glarus' nickname is Little Switzerland. The Chalet Landhaus is shaped like a Chalet. I don't teach anything. Participants are to bring their UFO (Un-Finished Objects) to finish. Thus I call my retreat Swiss Finishing School.
(hee hee)
Ann is working on a disappearing 9-patch in these yummy batik colors.
Dorothy is working on blocks that her mother left her. They were not perfectly pieced so she is appliquéing them to a base block.
Kris is making this quilt for a cancer auction that she regularly participates in.
Swiss Finishing School is usually held the first week-end in February. You can find out more about it if you click here.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day has been my favorite movie for many years. For Mother's Day, a long time ago, my daughters bought me a copy. They figured it would save me time because I would not have to rent it. I think it saved me an hour per year, which has really added up over time.
To celebrate Groundhog Day, I have a sweet vermouth on the rocks with a twist and drink to world peace.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

3 D Photo

When my DH and I were in Houston, so I could teach at International Quilt Festival, we went to the Downtown Aquarium.
The aquarium features a full-service restaurant and bar that seats you around a 200,000 gallon tank populated with all manner of sea life. While we were there my DH took this picture with his Fuji 3D camera. If you look at it crossed eyed you can see it in 3D.
You can learn more about the Fuji 3D camera by clicking here.