4/11/14

CGM Podcast Episode #62: Spring and Retreat

Listen to the episode here


Show Notes 

Life Update:
  • Spring is here...right?
  • Mid-Atlantic Modern Quilt Guild Retreat in Lancaster, PA
    • Zook's (fabric store) 3535 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rte 340) Intercourse, PA 17534
    • Lancaster Yarn Shop 3519 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rte 340) Intercourse, PA 17534
      • Baktus scarf (free pattern on Ravelry). I purchased 2 balls of Zauberball yarn to make 2 of these scarves. One in a wavy version, the other in a stripey rainbow version.
  • Forgot to mention this in my 3rd attempt at recording: there is a play called Half-Stitched: The Musical being performed through 11/29/14 at the Bird-in-Hand Theatre. It has received great reviews, I overheard several quilter's/tourists chatting about it while shopping in town. Sounds like fun!
From the website:
“Half-Stitched,” the  Musical
April 1-November 29, 2014
Meet the Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club as their lives unfold around an Amish quilt.  There’s a young woman yearning for stability, a couple at odds in their marriage, a young widower seeking solace, a rough-and-tough biker doing community service, a preacher’s wife escaping parish problems—and an Amish widow teaching her first quilting class.
The “Half-Stitched” musical is a delightful new journey of self-discovery, healing and renewed wholeness, pulled from Wanda Brunstetter’s latest New York Times bestseller.  Your group will find plenty to laugh at as these unlikely, beginning quilters are stitched together like scraps of fabric under the loving guidance of Emma Yoder.  And the music?  Oh, the music!
 
 FOs:
  • Sew Together Bag (see previous blog post)
  • Noodlehead Super Tote
    • Purchased the pattern here.






WIPs:
  • Collage art quilt of Billie Holliday
  • Low volume scrap quilt
  • Socks
    • I used this video tutorial to cast on and knit my first pair of toe-up socks using the Magic Loop Method.
Classic Movie:

Father Goose with Cary Grant and Leslie Caron

Book Review:

 The Chase by Janet Evanovich (read The Heist first!)

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Thanks for listening!

CGM 

10 comments:

  1. Half Stitched is a book that the musical is based on and it was very good!

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  2. What is the name of the scarf pattern you mentioned for the Zauberball?

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    1. The Baktus scarf. Thanks for reminding, me, I've added it to the show notes above!

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  3. I gave up on Stephanie Plum at about book 12, or was it 15 - if you're staying to the bitter end, you'll have to let us know which one she chooses! But I've just reserved The Heist and The Chase at my library because I could do with a bit of light reading. Thanks for the reviews.

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    1. Yes, I really hope she ends it soon and just moves on LOL. Thanks for listening Lottie!

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    2. Right there with you on the Stephanie Plum books. Haven't read one in awhile, but will definitely check out the new series. Thanks for the rec!

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  4. DId you say 4 zippers?? WOW! I made one with 1 zipper and I can see where a human and not just You Tube would have been wonderful. BTW - Your bag is lovely.

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  5. Tried to get into "House of Cards"..I couldn't get past episode 1 (that part with the dog!! As for the "Knit Wits", Karen and Rick, started following them from the start. They moved from the East coast to the West Coast! They are hilarious!!!!! I haven't checked out DBSA podcast, but plan to.

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  6. Tried to get into "House of Cards"..I couldn't get past episode 1 (that part with the dog!! As for the "Knit Wits", Karen and Rick, started following them from the start. They moved from the East coast to the West Coast! They are hilarious!!!!! I haven't checked out DBSA podcast, but plan to.

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