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the most ridiculous "small world" incident EVER   General Discussion

Started Sep-16 by Dee in TX (DBRADFOR3); 734 views.

Our local guild has a fund raising auction every other year.  So today I am helping to hang the quilts and one of the men says there's a label on this one.  I look at it and OMG!  You'll never believe who made that quilt - one of the gang who came to the AZ retreat several years ago.  So the way we got it is the pattern designer J. Michelle Watts taught a program here a few months ago and offered to donate one of the quilts from her collection.  We thought she would donate one of hers but apparently she donated Sophie's quilt - no idea how she came to have it.  Maybe she taught a class at the guild in NM and got it then.  Seriously weird to see someone's name from the old forum on a quilt in Weatherford TX.  And I bought the quilt, Marion will love it given the name & the colors.  


From: MelRN


I don't remember her but I remember being afraid to try those blocks and send in lower than best. Then kicking myself!

That must have been one of the many bright log cabin swaps. I did enough of those swaps to make a quilt too. Sophie still lives in Santa Fe. She used to be quite active on and did lots of fun swaps. 

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


How utterly bizarre!

And, yes, I remember Sophie very well.


From: judyinohio


Are you talking about the same Sophie that I met up with at the National Quilting Association show in Columbus, Ohio in 2008?  (My hair was redder and I was significantly heavier so Sophie's looks might have changed as well.)

Looking at Sophie's quilt again and zoomed in. I remember that spiral quilt pattern and a lot discussion about how to do it. It became quite popular on quilt blogs for awhile and then disappeared. 

CC (ccase5)

From: CC (ccase5)


yes, i think I remember that quilt! Small world it is!

From: Judy (DJZMOM)


WOW!!  That is a blast from the past!!  

Maybe more of an...  explosion!!  I recall her as an avid quilter and her hosting swaps enthusiastically kept them going for a time.  

I still love the way my LBLC quilt turned out.  Especially after Ami quilted it for me!!  That was a real splurge.  I'm trying to plan where it may go in the new house to really see it in all of its bright glory!  



From: MelRN


Gorgeous, Judy!!