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Friday, November 1, 2013

October in My Rearview


I know it is a cliche - but holy cow where does the time go?!  It moves faster and faster each year, and each day still seems like an exercise in futility.  I don't seem to get anything done....but I know that isn't true...must be some sort of time warp.  The more you have to do the fast time buzzes past.

So...October has come and gone....

 
S'more Rows
 
 
My S'more Rows row-a-long quilt is finished and the patterns have begun to publish on my blog. 

There is still time to join us if you are interested....get the scoop here.

I'm working with the fine folk at Happiness is Quilting to bring my local friends a monthly demo/class on the most recent row.  The first demo was loads of fun....stop by on November 16 for the second installment.  We will be playing with paper piecing.
 
 
Midwinter Cozy
 
The pattern for my little quilt, Midwinter Cozy, was featured on Moda's Bake Shop on October 4 and has been well received.  It has had over 8300 hits so far!  There is still time to get in on the give away...leave a comment... the drawing is on November 4.
 
On the pattern front - I have three more approved by the Bake Shop and waiting in the wings to be built. 
 
more on those this winter.
 
 
Tops to Treasures the long arm quilting business has been crazy busy.  15 quilts this month!
   
 
Tops to Treasures October 2013
 
 
Add to that more high school football games than I care to remember;
 
My Photo Stream-174
 
my middle son's first ever date, and home coming dance;
 
 I love this photo of my Johnny and Brooke! @j_romesgirl  thanks for taking it!
 
a whirlwind visit by my oldest;
 
 

My Photo Stream-186
 
a quick trip into Dallas to see The Lion King at Dallas Summer Musicals; and teaching an introduction to quilts to a wonderful group of ladies at a mini church retreat; and you will have my month in a very large nut shell. 
 
I do hope that your October was just as spectacular.

5 comments:

Benta AtSLIKstitches said...

Gosh, I'm exhausted just reading that !!! We're off to Lisa's graduation today, very exciting , but she's known her result since June - such a long delay!!!!

Highland Monkey's said...

What beautiful quilts you do. Loving the caravan and car.

Canadian Abroad said...

Goodness me, how do you fit it all in Cindy?!

Lynne said...

Oooo, I know what you mean! Five weeks till Christmas? Not possible!

Shanna said...

what?!! I randomly arrived on your blog from random clicks from blog to blog (i fine good reading that way) and something was tickling the back on my mind reading your posts...then you mentioned the quilt shop!! Happiness is Quilting is like 20 minutes from me! I went to visit it last year for the Texas shop hop thing last September! It is great to meet a blogger that is somewhere in my region! (PS-I love your work by the way!!)