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It was fun to actually meet someone in person. We live about a two hour drive apart but I go to the city for medical appointments so we have agreed to meet again. I had told her I would have a yellow rose in my hair so here I was sitting in White Spot waving a yellow rose. There were a few funny looks and the waitress thought it was a great way of telling someone who you were. Anyway, Dianne had her little girl with her and my DH and I both agreed she was a cutie. She was a little shy at first but before long she was laughing and enjoying herself too.

I went to Cottage Quilting, on Dianne's recommendation, and purchased the fabric for a king size quilt for my sister when she moves into her new home. I am making the Shoreline Log Cabin quilt from Judy Martin's Log Cabin Quilt Book. It will be in browns, creams, off-whites and I am putting in some greens as per my sister's request. I can hardly wait to get it started.

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Comment by Gaile Jenkins Northern BC on May 12, 2010 at 11:58pm
How nice! Maybe I will have the pleasure when we move to Barriere - just might be in a better location to meet up with some from our groups.
Pirate Packs !!! Oh how I remember those days....there still might be some of them tucked away in our holiday trailer.
Comment by betweens on May 12, 2010 at 8:54pm
First of all what a great picture!! you all look like you had a great time!! With all the quilt shows that are going on I am sure some of us will have the same opportunity thanks for letting us know how much fun you had and can't wait to hear about the next venture together...I see that we all know how to help each other in buying fabric..LOL a King wow! your sister will love it!
Comment by Linda Richards/N. Ontario on May 12, 2010 at 8:13pm
How exciting. Waiting for my first meeting with someone on QWU.
Comment by Linda "Sue" Robertson, TN on May 12, 2010 at 7:58pm
This is awesome!! Please copy and paste your story to "Hearts and Faces Connect". Join the family of all of the ones who are QWU members who have met in person. So glad the 3 of you had such a good time!!!
Comment by Jan/ON on May 12, 2010 at 6:22pm
It's so wonderful to be able to meet people in person that you already consider friends.
Comment by Shannon, ON on May 12, 2010 at 6:13pm
so fun to meet in person and discover the "real person" behind the avatar!!
Comment by Ada Funnell on May 12, 2010 at 4:34pm
So glad you had a good visit. It may of been short but the next will be easier. I woud love to see your log cabin when finished. It is one of my favorite patterns. Each one is different with the colours used. Your colours sound great. I love brown and cream. Take care and get busy quilting.
Comment by Connecting Threads on May 12, 2010 at 4:21pm
That's so exciting!
Comment by B J Elder/WA on May 12, 2010 at 3:33pm
Great picture! Looks like you had a great time - I'm so happy for you. Looks like more fun times ahead. How fun to get fabrics for a new quilt too.
Comment by Dianne B/ Kelowna BC on May 12, 2010 at 2:43pm
Thanks for posting our picture. It was wonderful to meet Myrna and her DH. Wish I could have gone shopping with you - but we both had seperate appointments to keep. Looking forward to our next lunch!!

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