7 October 2015

Let's Bee Social #93

Welcome to this week's Let's Bee Social!

On Monday I attended my very first Trunk Show!

I met with the ladies of the Goderich Quilters' Guild at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 109 in nearby Goderich, Ontario shortly after lunch time.



And had a wonderful afternoon....



Met lots of friendly folks and enjoyed the day spent talking about fabric, and quilts and quilting.


In the background you can see one of the guild's quilts on display. They will be selling raffle tickets for this beautiful quilt, hoping to raise money to further the guild's charity work and to help out the local women's shelter.

These ladies made me feel right at home among their group of about 30 members. Hope we can get together again for a workshop sometime in the near future! Thank you Goderich Quilters' Guild!




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15 comments:

SarahZ said...

I have only once had the chance to get together with other quilters, and loved it! It looks like you were in good company! It is fun to see tables full of your quilts, and recognize each one!!! :)

Allison said...

This just looks like it would be such a fun event! Quilting is not very widely known in Germany, and I often just get blank stares from people when I try to explain anything quilting related. When I do get the chance to be around other people who are at least on the same page, it's always a delight.

katyquilts said...

Congrats on the trunk show! Looks like so much fun! And thanks as always for hosting the link up. I love looking at what everyone is working on!

Cheryl said...

Congrats on what certainly an awesome trunk show. I wish I lived closer so I could attend one of your trunk shows one day.

Jasmine said...

Lucky ladies! I wish I could see your beautiful quilts in person.

Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl said...

Congratulations on the trunk show! It sounds like a great time and I would love to get to see so many of your quilts in person. What a lucky group.

Anja @ Anja Quilts said...

It looks like it was a great time. Maybe someday I'll get to meet you in person.

Soma @ whimsandfancies.com said...

Congratulations!! The quilts look beautiful together!

-Soma

Lara B. said...

That's really exciting Lorna! How awesome it must be to see so many of your quilts in one place! Definitely a "You know you've made it, when..." moment. Glad you had such a great time.

Jayne said...

It looks like fun was had by all! A trunk show...what exactly is a trunk show Lorna? I hear about them, but really haven't an idea what it means!! Its fun seeing all your quilts laying about!

Stephie said...

Oooh, get you! Fab Lorna, and well deserved - I bet there are people all over the world that would love to see your quilts in person :) The first of many shows for you I hope! x

Diana @ Red Delicious Life said...

Looks like a fun time. Hope your quilt brings in a great price to help the women's shelter!

Kris said...

How cool you were able to do that! I bet they have you for a class soon.

Serena @ Sewgiving said...

It's always great connecting with quilty peeps in person, glad you had a good time! :)

SuperMomNoCape said...

I saw your post about this on Instagram and had to pop over to see the rest of the photos. Congratulations on your first trunk show. It sounds like you had a wonderful time.