Friday, May 31, 2013

The Bees Knees Are Back!

 This last year I have had the wonderful opportunity
to be part of an amazing Bee Group
where 12 of us worked together online.
Each month one member served as host
with the responsibility of mailing
 fabric and block pattern to
the other members of the group.
We kept track of our work
through Flickr
A very talented gathering of ladies
and I learned a lot.
I admit, I was a little sad when our year was up.
 The good news is that our faithful Bee Leaders
Sherri McConnell (A Quilting Life)
and Amy Smart (Diary of A Quilter)
have offered to host another year.
Sherri will keep us organized.
(does that make her Queen Bee?)
Several in the group had to drop out
because of time commitments,
which left 4 openings for new members.
I about jumped out of my socks when I found out
who would be joining our Hive.
 My dear friend, the very talented  
Lori Holt (Bee In My Bonnet)
Oh yay!
How I miss our days of quilting together when I lived in Utah.
Now we can BEE TOGETHER once again.
 My other friend, the also very talented
Jodi Nelson (Pleasant Home)
A few years ago I hosted a small quilt retreat with Lori Holt
 at my home in St. George
and Jodi came all the way from Washington.
Just thinking about it makes me wish we could do it again right now.
BEE-ing is a happy second choice.
 And then I read that the very famous
Carrie Nelson of
will also be a Bee Member!
I have not met Carrie but have known of her
and followed her work for years.
I wonder if her block will be a Schnibble?
And fourth,
the darling Melissa Corry (Happy Quilting)
I've not met Melissa either,
but love her pattern designs.
These lady's blogs are on my side bar
where it's fun to keep up with all of their
creative activities.

What an honor to be quilting with such a talented group!
So happy to be continuing on with:
Shari Butler (Doohikey Designs)*Shari created our headers and logo's
Calli Taylor (Make It Do)
Tricia Poolson (Notes Of Sincerity)
April Rosenthal (Prairie Grass Patterns)
Sinta Borland (Pink Pincushion)


Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

to be included among all these known quilters is really something - you will have some great quilting ideas to watch for I bet. So nice that you are included!

Needled Mom said...

Wow....what fun! I follow all of them and they are going to make for a fabulous group!

dream quilt create said...

You are all going to have so much fun sewing for each other in the group :). I'm looking forward to seeing your creations!

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

I will say I am in awe (and jealous) of your group. What an amazing group of ladies, oh the fun and the quilts you will have!