Turkey Tracks: Coastal Quilters’ 2018 Mothers’ Day Retreat: Part 5

Turkey Tracks:  May 21, 2018

Coastal Quilters’ 2018 Mothers’ Day Retreat:  Part 5

Betsy Maislen

Betsy comes to our retreat from Vermont.

I showed her “Long Time Gone” blocks in Part 1.

She brought her Bonnie Hunter 2017 Mystery Quilt “On Ringo Lake” quilt to share.  And we went to a local quilt store (Marden’s) and found a light coral backing for it.  Thank heavens Linda Satkowski was with us because it took an intervention to get us out of Mardens.  Betsy and I sewed our versions of this quilt together, starting the Friday after Thanksgiving and ending before New Year’s Eve.  Only, it took both of us longer to get the top together.  This quilt is…difficult.

Betsy got this top together and her borders planned.  She wanted to use the dark blue batik for an inner border but didn’t have enough of it.  Guess what?  She found more of it in her local quilt store after 4 years.  It was meant to be…

Author: louisaenright

I am passionate about whole, nutrient-dense foods, developing local markets, and strengthening communities.

One thought on “Turkey Tracks: Coastal Quilters’ 2018 Mothers’ Day Retreat: Part 5”

  1. Betsy’s quilts are beautiful also. i so missed going. Sometime later, I’ll rejoin.
    It is such a wonderful well planned event.

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