Thursday, July 25, 2013

Sisters & Friends

Mary Lyn Page
It's probably a sign of the times...or our small group's demographics... but several members have taken on more employment outside of their family jobs.  Net/net for Sisters is that we don't get to see some of our buddies very often and they don't get to be inspired by the group's work.  In an effort change that dynamic, we decided to trial meeting at night (oh, horrors!) once a month.  

Last night was our first's tricky planning any meeting in the summer, but we soldiered on.  There were eight of us:  five Sisters and three Friends.  And what fun it was.  Gail hosted.  Starting the evening with a glass of sangria set the tone:  fun and friendly, which was nice because I was asking for a critique of one of my pieces.  (I might want to take a bottle of wine to the next crit group meeting...just sayin')

We scheduled meetings for the next three months, which I take to mean that the meeting was a success and the new evening sub-group is launched.  Thank you, Gail for your warm hospitality.

Subject for critique

Ruth Anne with table runner

One of the blocks for Alice Chittenden's ambitious child's quilt

Ruth Anne again...over achiever

Long absent (working, working) Debbie

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