Quilting Friends are the Best

March 1, 2010 at 11:15 pm Leave a comment

Being a quilt designer with a home-based business makes it hard at times to make friends in the industry. These are our friends, Sue and Art Capello,  of the Suzy Q Quilter, a home machine quilting system that Art designed; and they personally manufacture. Sue and I met at a North Idaho quilt guild meeting about 4 years ago. She and Art started vending at quilt shows before we did, and were very helpful in getting us started on the show circuit. We support each other between shows with phone calls and emails, and have dinner at least one time per show. They just came to dinner at our home on Saturday night, and it was a fun evening! We talk shop a lot, but also our personal lives.  Please click on the Suzy Q Quilter above to visit their website and view their quilting frames, and machine quilting templates.

Here’s the quick and easy dessert I made for them that night:

Dump Cake
1 yellow cake mix
30 oz. can of fruit pie filling (cherry, apple or ?)
3/4 cup of butter (melted)
1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
* Optional: 1 cup of diced fruit: apple, pears, strawberries, blueberries or ? (your choice if  you have it on hand)

1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Spread the can of pie filling evenly in the bottom of a 9″ x 13″ pan. Sprinkle the other cup of fruit on top (if desired).
3.  Sprinkle the cake mix evenly on top of the fruit.
4.  Pour the melted butter evenly on top of cake mix.
5.  Sprinkle the nuts on top.
6. Bake for 40 – 45 minutes until golden brown.
7. Serve warm with Cool Whip or vanilla ice cream. Yum!

Have a pieceful day!
Michele

About these ads

Entry filed under: Uncategorized. Tags: .

Isn’t life just ducky? Northwest Quilters Guild Show

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Michele Crawford

A 20+ year professional of the craft and quilting industry and the owner of Flower Box Quilts.

Archives

Flickr Photos

IMG_2502

More Photos
March 2010
S M T W T F S
« Feb    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: