The San Saba Sew-N-Sews quilting group invited several quilting groups from around our county to meet May 15th at the First Presbyterian Church for some quilting inspiration. We enjoyed fellowshipping first with cookies and coffee, as we got acquainted. At these types of events, quilters can always find ideas and share ideas just sitting around the tables, but Sharon Hayes had invited Mrs. Paul Wilson, to come and share her prize winning quilts, along with home decor and clothing. So one by one she told us stories of how each piece was created and designed. Betty described the fabrics and techniques needed to develop each garment. They were so colorful and fun to see! The bluebonnet quilt was truly unique, and she told about one of her sons helping her add white stitching to the bluebonnets to make them look like the real flowers. Betty appliques beautifully on quilts, vests and coats, so as she talked, she naturally shared methods and ideas. Over the years she’s made many different kinds of quilts for her children and grandchildren, including a sports quilt for one of the grandsons. She also told about a quilting trip with a quilting group on a cruise ship, how much fun! Before it was time to leave, our ladies had brought fabric from the Sew-N-Sew Stash to share with the other ladies. Everyone went home with ideas and fabric to begin new projects. Attending from Cherokee were Kay Savage, Sue Broyles, Clara Thomson, Geneva Brawn, Maurine Johnson and Carolyn Perry. Fran Hulgan came from Bend and Imogene Hawkins came from the Sloan area. San Saba ladies were Dorothy Sterner, Martha Roe Terry, Nancy Goss, Sharon Hayes, Mindy Baker, Noma Fitzgerald, Gail Sloan and her guest, Becky Moore, JoAnne Hardy, Pat Ribb, Lou Etta Cummins, Leola Hamrick, Lynn Blankenship, Joy Smith, Peggy Spinks and Betty Wilson.