Friday, September 26, 2014

Once Upon a Vine Class is in Session

Hello Everyone,
Another busy day here at Sew'n Wild Oaks.  Yesterday I had the pleasure of being in the company of some wonderful quilters in the classroom at Alden Lane Nursery for Quilting in the Garden.

The girls were here to take my Once Upon a Vine class.

We were all set up in the wonderful and spacious classroom.  I gave some directions and off they went to their quilting stations.

The girls had lots of room to spread out all of their beautiful fabrics, machines, and quilting supplies.

We had lunch in the adjacent greenhouse.  Why were we eating in the greenhouse instead of outside under the gorgeous oak trees?  Well, we were enjoying rain, RAIN.....a nice gentle rain, the likes of which we haven't seen in months in our area.

It's fun to have lunch in a greenhouse.  I enjoyed my meal and getting to know some of the girls better.

After lunch I gave a demonstration of English paper piecing.  Denise soon discovered the little 1/2" hexies are addicting.

These grapes look good enough to eat.

By the end of the day, the girls made some beautiful blocks, and grapes, to decorate the portable design wall.

Thank you so much girls for the wonderful day.  All of you were an absolute delight and darn good quilters!  You made my work a piece of cake.

Bonnie took my Heartfire class earlier this year and brought her finished quilt to show me. It was gorgeous!  Great job Bonnie and I'm so happy that I was able to see your finished beauty.

I'll be at the long arm today working on Emilie Elizabeth.  I haven't touched her for days and she's getting lonesome.  I have to get this one finished and SOON!  Now on that note......



  1. It was a fun class, with the best teacher, in a great location, with a really nice group of ladies! What more could you ask for! Thank you, Lynn! And now I get to work on more baskets. It is a beautiful pattern and I can't wait to get back to it, maybe after I finish For the Love of Baskets!

  2. You always have just the most fun classes ! Just look at all of those lovely baskets !

    Glad to hear you got the much needed rain in your area. We had a pretty good rain here yesterday for about 6 hours :-D

  3. Looks like it was fun! And the rain has been good: I'm hoping that it'll be clear for tomorrow though!! If you're at the show tomorrow, hopefully I'll see you! Hugs, H

  4. It looks like your students made some lovely baskets. I'm glad about the rain, but hope it didn't spoil the quilt show?

  5. great !
    Greetings from Poland :)