Bella came to Valparaiso from Arkansas in order to spend two weeks with Ruth to learn how to quilt. Last year her family [our eldest son's] spent a couple of days in Bluffton OH with us. During that time Ruth taught her how to longarm. So, Bella quilted a whole cloth E2E quilt. This, of course, blew her friends away because they didn't believe she did it.
But, this year, Grandpa [AKA Rick] was ready with the trusty phone camera to document the occasion.
Wouldn't you know that she wanted a King sized quilt for her very first quilt. [Well, thank goodness she had Ruth as the instructor!] She picked out Julia's Stars as the pattern she wanted to use. [That is the one shown on the left on the studio wall, below