Not long ago we bought fabric for pillowcases
when we ran across a sale we couldn't resist, so we didn't.
We found this sweet little gem of a quilt shop,
Quiltmaker's Shoppe, in Arlington, WA.
We picked a Saturday and 5 of us put sewing machines to table
and got to work. Here we are, working:
Karen taught us a new way to sew on the cuff and the trim, which saves SO much time and makes the process easier. We make a packet of the body and the trim inside the cuff, sew the 4 layers together, turn it right-side out and then sew the french seams around the outside.
We ate potluck lunch in-between morning and afternoon sessions and then we went to dinner about 6:00pm at Edina Sushi, Lynnwood, WA. I meant to take photos as the food was received, but we were distracted by eating, so this is it:
MaryEllin decided to go for the Uni as a special treat,
so here's what that looked like:
She talked --pf into trying it, which was a pleasant surprise to --pf,
and MaryEllin really wanted 2 pieces so they shared another serving:
The remains of our day: