We had a luncheon for Jan the other day. She is moving to California to be the after-school care for her only grand-daughter. We are going to miss her. The luncheon was held at Isie’s house. She put on the full deal, real plates, real silverware, white table-cloth and even dessert. When the Otterbees come to Otter Landing its a bring-your-own-lunch deal and sometimes someone brings a dessert or we have snickerdoodles if no other dessert is available. Of course we are all on diets. Oh well. So much for that discussion.
The ladies brought their stack-and-whack starts. They were artfully displayed around a glass coffee table with a plant in the middle. They were beautiful.
Now all we need is the time to make the quilts. Jan, of course, brought her finished top. She is leaving very soon and wanted it done. Jan is a person who lives in an impeccably neat house and does only one project at a time. That does not apply to most of us and certainly not to me. Jan also brought her fabric stash to give away. Don’t laugh. Jan’s sewing room is the laundry room and her stash notably fits in one box. I, on the other hand, expect to win the prize: “She who dies with the most fabric wins”. Not sure what I will win but I will have a lot of company in fabric heaven because I am not the only one with a HUGE stash… Not to mention the yarn stash.
Next week we will be sad because Jan won’t be there but we will meet again at my house, share what we are doing, bring a project to work on or get advice on and talk… a lot… and bring our own lunches. And we will eat the chocolate cookies that Jan brought last week and be sad because we will miss her.