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Sisters Quilt Show ~ part 1

dreaming in color

I know – I’m a couple weeks late at this.  I spent hours putting together a post the day after the show and lost it all.  Hit “publish” and it was GONE!  My computer and I are just now becoming friends again.  I was so disgusted!

On to the show.  It was GREAT!  Did you go?  For those who aren’t familiar with the show, It is the worlds largest outdoor quilt show.  Nationally known Author, Designer, and owner of the fabulous quilt shop, “The Stitchin Post” – Jean Wells – is the founder of the show.  1401 quilts were hung outside for the one day show.  It is held in Sisters, Oregon.  A little town of just over 2000 located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains in Central Oregon.  The main street is closed to cars and opened up to the show attendees.  Traffic is routed around town.  The quilts are hung down the length of the main street and down the side streets on either side for a couple blocks.

The quilts are as varied as the people who come to see them.  From modern to traditional,  artistic to simplistic.  The quilts are often grouped by color or style.  Sometimes the character of the quilts go along with the store/building they’re hung in front of.

Enough chatter ~ there’s to many pictures to show you.  I’ll keep the words to a minimum and let you just enjoy the show!  (photo disclaimer – with all the people and taking pictures mid day in the sun …… they are what they are).

A shot down the main street.

A shot down the main street.

side of stitchin post

hanging 13

hanging 14

hanging 18

hanging 25

iq triangles

iq tree

hanging 3b

iq flag

iq 8 firefighter quilt

iq 7

~ Here’s a few of my favorite quilts ~
Love the Vintagey feel of this one.  I'd love to make it sometime.

Love the Vintagey feel of this one. I’d love to make it sometime.

Love the toys!

Love the toys!

Love the yellow background.  I think I liked this one because I've been wanting to do some kind of string quilt.  It's just cheerful!

Love the yellow background. I think I liked this one because I’ve been wanting to do some kind of string quilt. It’s just cheerful!

Something about the color!

Something about the color!

love, Love, LOVE!

love, Love, LOVE!

 

What do you think?  There were some GREAT quilts.  Each one has something unique and interesting about it.  Did you see one you’d like to try?

Part 2 of the show coming soon!



Thanks for visiting!
Blessings ~
Terri

 
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Monday’s Motivation

I heard this quote on the radio this morning and thought it would be a great thought to share today.

Bones 7-27-14 blues

Are you missing any of these vital bones?  Develop them, and purposefully practice them and you’ll only get stronger!!



Thanks for visiting!
Blessings ~
Terri

 
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Monday’s Motivation

good laugh and long sleep 7-8-14

Do I hear an AMEN out there?

Laughter and Sleep are all things that can truly help you cope with life.  Laughter did my grandma a world of good when she was ill.  She sought out funny comic strips.  She’d put them on her refrigerator.  They helped her keep her spirits up.

During a difficult time in my life I would watch “America’s Funniest Home Videos”.  It was an hour of leaving my cares behind and resetting the attitude/mood.  My youngest was still living at home and we laughed and laughed together.  When one of us had a tough day we’d say, “I need an AFV tonight – and we’d laugh!   (We had MANY episodes recorded).  It really did make things better!

For me, sleeping can be a “reset” button.  When I find myself in a funk or spinning my wheels and getting no where – a nap can make all the difference.  I’m not generally a naper but once in awhile it’s just needed!  It can clear the brain and “reset” the day!

Do you need a good laugh or a long sleep?  Remember, these are great cures for what ails you!



Thanks for visiting!
Blessings ~
Terri