This winter seems to have lasted for quite some time and we’re more than ready for spring. Barbara is counting off the days until she heads south at the end of this month to open up the Overseas Office. C&B Towers has remained fully operational throughout the extreme weather although the Catering and Refreshments Suite has been much in demand and staff have been working long hours to meet the need.
We both have classes at The Corner Patch this month. Barbara will be teaching the first sessions of a Hand Stitched Sampler, plus a hand quilting class and a Star Sampler class session
and Chris will be teaching her regular Block of The Month and Technique of the Month classes on Thursdays and Saturdays. Our planning is well under way for the Corner Patch Retreat in June which is a good thing as time is going so quickly that it will be June before you have chance to blink. Don’t miss out on this event – book your place now!
We’ve updated the Doodles page to reflect a new month (even if we are a few days late!) and kept everything very simple, no commentary, no colouring page download – just a few doodles using our favourite Electric Quilt design program.
If it’s February it must be just a bit nearer longer days and shorter nights and maybe better light to sew by (although it goes without saying that our sewing spaces are wonderfully illuminated with the very best of task lighting….).
Chris has had such a busy start to the year with a full schedule of classes at The Corner Patch – not that much humming of sewing machines over at C&B Towers, just the whirr and clatter of the printing press as worksheets are put together.
From the Overseas Office there are reports of lots of silent sewing/quilting but very little pictorial evidence so far. However, you will note that certain C&B traditions are being upheld –
In other news our Electric Quilt Doodles page has been updated for the month – why not click over and take a look? And download the colouring sheet for a quiet coffee break.
Log Cabin – probably our all-time favourite (Chris wrote a book on this block too) – same block, lots of ways to set and arrange, hugely satisfying!
Once upon a time we organised classes at our local railway station – yes, really! Some flashback shots from one of several Sampler classes we taught, featuring one of our most-requested blocks Tangled Star.
Definitely a purple streak for our Flashback today – surprising how often this colour appears.