School Started

Yes, school started and sewing has to take a back seat.

Thursday and Friday of this past week were our annual Opening Camp where all of the students in grades 6-8 (11-14 years old, mostly) go to “school in the woods” for two days.

I know that you are thinking, “How does that work?”

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Mostly, very well.

They get to know one another and build community.

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Enjoy the great outdoors.

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Do activities.

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Create art. (Each student will have a piece in a series of large stained glass-style murals).

At the end all are tired and dirty and ready to go home.

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With great memories.

 

Fair Results

Halfway took a blue ribbon at the local fair.  It was what I had hoped for–the subdued, eclectic colors and the simple quilting meant that it probably wouldn’t take a big prize, but it is always fun to enter.

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There are always a lot of quilts at our local fair.

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People support quilting here.

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It comes and goes so quickly, but really brings the community together just to celebrate US.