Day Three – The Full Apron

We began first thing this morning with the Full Apron Block.  This is a special block because it represents Lori's mother.  Lori grew up cooking in the kitchen with her mother and sisters.  The full apron is for Lori's mother and the four half aprons represent Lori...

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Day Two – Where to Begin?

As I sit down to write I'm trying really hard to remember how the day began.  So many fun things have happened I'm afraid I won't remember them all.  But I've been snapping pictures all day so hopefully that will help. Today we started with the Pie Blocks.  They are...

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Day One – Meeting Lori

Finally, I get to meet the Queen Bee herself, Lori Holt.  She is friendly and kind and lots of fun to visit with.  She gave me a hug!!!  A little later I went out into the hall to empty my little trash bag and Lori was sitting on a sofa waiting for her friend.  She...

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Day One – Part Two

The Drive from South Jordan to St. George is about 4 hours.  One of the little towns along the way is Beaver, Utah.  That's where my Husband's father was born, so I had to snap a photo as I passed by.  You can see the snow on the ground.  It's definitely winter in...

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Day One – Part One

First thing Wednesday morning I gave my sister a hug and set off for St. George.  Fortunately she lives just a few miles from the Riley Blake warehouse, so I stopped there one more time to take some pictures for you.  I arrived before they opened so no luck,  but I...

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The Night Before . . .

It's getting exciting, I'm in Utah.  One step closer.  And of course, I can't drive through the Salt Lake Valley without a stop at IKEA!  And I found he coolest thing that I'll be using a the retreat.  It's a cart with wire baskets  and it has little wheels.  So I can...

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The Journey Begins

Bright and early Tuesday morning I'm on the road.  I'll stop in South Jordan, Utah and spend the night with my big sister and partner in business, Marianne Ballash.  Can't wait to see her and make plans for our next project.  You should check our her Block of the...

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The Night Before the Night Before . . .

So . . . just a little before Christmas I found a Singer Featherweight 221 sewing machine on Craig's List for a great price.  I had wanted to find one to take to the Sew Along because a few of my Be-in-My-Bonnet Facebook Group Friends had introduced me to them and...

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Let’s Bake!

Beginning on January 24 I am so blessed to get to attend Lori Holt’s “Let’s Bake Sew Along” sponsored by Pandoria. It will be held in St George, Utah from January 24 through January 27. My plan is to document the experience and share it with you. So . . . join me...

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