President’s Message Michele Barnard “If you wish to make an apple pie truly from scratch you must first invent the universe.”
— Carl Sagan
Happy November, friends!
As much as I dislike fall, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. And yes, I often make an apple pie, although my “scratch” version doesn’t go to the extreme that Carl’s does. I make other pies as well. Thanksgiving is the one day where everybody gets their favorite pie if they want it, even if that means making many pies. Turkey is optional; pie is essential. My Grandma D. was FAMOUS for her pies!
In terms of quilting, I’m thankful for rulers and rotary cutters. My grandmother – either one – would have been thrilled to have those tools at her disposal. I’m grateful I had women in my life who taught me to sew and the love of fabric. I’m happy I have friends who I can hang out with that understand the quilting life.
This year I’m thankful for this hobby that’s helped keep me sane over the past year and a half. Hopefully next year we’ll have even more to be thankful for.
Yours in quilting,