Sunday, April 12, 2015

After Tea Regroup

Every year for the last 5, I have worked on a Tea with a group of ladies from 5 other churches to benefit our local pregnancy center.  This year we chose a baby shower theme and 160 ladies brought baby shower gifts in addition to coming to the tea.  I don't have the final count after the opportunity tickets but I do know we made 3,200.00 on tea ticket sales and at least 1,000.00 in donated baby items from pacifiers to diaper bags.  The tea has been my focus for the last two weeks and now that it is done I can get back to sewing-well, I will after we get back from our Seattle trip.  We are taking a train this time and stopping in Eugene, OR to visit friends overnight then back on the train to Seattle.  We have never gotten a roomette before-emphasis on "ette" as it is smaller than our queensize bed.  It should be interesting.

My first series:

Squares trimmed to 2 1/2"

Squares trimmed to 2"
The third will be squares trimmed to 1 1/2" which respectively will finish at 2", 1 1/2", and 1".  After that I may be ready for a Sally Collins piece:)

Going to start this when I get back from Seattle for a class at the Crazy 9 Patch:

 Using this pile of fabric:
Lastly-first blooms:

1 comment:

magnoliasntea said...

Oh Elaine, your roses are beautiful! How nice. Roses suffer here in the south with the awful heat and humidity.
Love the squares, your piecing is always a joy to see.
I love trains and would love to travel that way if I could. I'm pea-green with envy. :))
Have a great week!