Quilt ADD in therapy

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Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Sunday, July 15, 2012

BOMs Away - Glacier Star visits Garden of the Gods


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Welcome to my Link-Up for BOMs Away Mondays!

(We'd love to see the BOM you're working on lately.)

Woohoo!  "Glacier Star" is OFF the BOM list! I got this strikingly gorgeous Judy Niemeyer quilt top finished up, and since it's the first flimsy completed here in Colorado, we thought it deserved a really terrific photo-op celebration. Especially since yesterday started out so gorgeous! 



Off we trekked to Garden of the Gods. Let me tell you, this is one of the most beautiful little pockets of geographic amazingness, and it's so accessible - and perfectly FREE! 



The really fun part was the reception the quilt got. I'd talked myself into just doing my thing and not minding one bit if anyone thought it was weird for somebody to be holding up a quilt in a public park (gorgeous Saturday weather = lots of folks out there). I needn't have worried - far from getting odd looks, we actually got at least six requests from random park-goers to please wait long enough for them to get a shot, too!  lol!!



First full-family shot we've been able to get for a long time:


Scott saves Marissa from being crushed!



Sisters have a new clubhouse?


Heather, Devon, and Mariss with the Three Graces and Cathedral Spires formations in the background.


I think this was the Tower of Babel formation behind me and Marissa, but I might be turned around:


 My silly ape man! 


In the midst of all these gorgeous red formations, you have a striking white mount:


The Kissing Camels are a favorite with everyone:


And, look! We found Manfred (from the Ice Age movies):



I'm thrilled with the quilt, bolstered by its public reception, and antsy to get more of my BOMs and UFOs out of the storage unit. Scott says he knows right where those boxes are, too - 18 feet back from the front, behind floor-to-ceiling packed-in obstacles.  :P    Forget that!  I'll just have to be happy with the couple of projects that made it here to the apartment for the next 2 or 3 months!


I'll never run out of Dear Jane work while we're waiting to get a house. A whole slew of Babies finished up this week. Scott loves the F-16 impression they make:




But these two snuck in early this morning for a "Santa" impression, having missed yesterday's "flight" photo op:




That's 10 altogether! A whole month's worth. I'm so excited to have half the catching-up finished now.  We'll see if I can get the other 30 finished before the August fabric shipment!




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Have you made progress on any of your BOMs or interval projects? Link up here to show it off! :D    

15 comments:

Barb said...

What awesome pictures...and to have your quilt out there...amazing!

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

Lovely pictures. I am linking for the first time! :o) and have added your button to my blog.

Debbie said...

Love the pics...I've been to the Garden of the Gods but it was raining the day I went. I'm a big fan of Judy Niemeyer's patterns...glad to see you got yours done.

Suz said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! Not sure which bit blew me away most... the quilt or the landscape! Even my hubby was impressed LOL!

ANudge said...

Wow is right - gorgeous quilt. We went to the Garden when visiting my daughter. She was living in Pueblo at the time. A truly inspiring place. Thanks for sharing!

Linda said...

What a beautiful quilt in a beautiful location! We were in Garden of the Gods last September. No quilt with me there though! You put a LOT of work into that quilt, and while going to school too! I'm extremely impressed. So glad that others who were at the park with you felt the same way. Congratulations on your great finish, and your good-looking family too.

Aunt 'Reen said...

WOW... gorgeous quilt top and really awesome photo's! Congrats on getting 10 terrific Jane blocks done too!

Celtic Thistle said...

Great photos Lynn, and a wonderful setting for your beautiful quilt! The compliments were thoroughly deserved.

Marlene @ KISSed Quilts . com said...

Great photo-op !!! Whoo Hooo!! for the finish too...now to get it quilted!

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Floss said...

Fantastic pictures, what a great place to take photo of your quilt, and spend some time with the family.

Carol from Panama said...

A spectacular setting for an amazing quilt. No wonder people wanted to take pictures!

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Snoodles said...

Wow! Gorgeous photos -- love your humorous writing style...keeps me interested all the way to the end! Fun!
Thanks for helping me out with my linky party - it's working! Yay!

Lyndsey said...

The quilt is amazing and the scenery absolutely glorious. Thank you for sharing the photos.