Back home after a 10 week holiday and time to get back to sewing. Thanks for all the enquiries that I have had for quilts whilst I have been away – please contact me again if you are interested in following things up.
Elizabeth Sutherland – I have been trying to contact you about your enquiry but my email bounces – please can you contact me again.
With Christmas coming up, I am going to make an effort to put all the quilts that I have for sale in my ‘Quilts for Sale’ gallery. I have just uploaded a number of children’s quilts which would make ideal presents. Remember, I can always appliqué a name onto a quilt that I have already made to personalise it.
Just spent 4 days enjoying the art in Washington which is so freely shared without any crowds. Apart from the many stunning masterpieces in the National Gallery of Art, there were some interesting pieces in the small contemporary Renwick Gallery.
Travel project prepared and ready to go………..
I have made this wall-hanging for a friend in the UK as a flat warming present. It is a modern flat and I know she has a new red settee. But I am not sure which red – so my design includes a few! The design is based on a hanging which my friend, Meg (ourhousequilts.wordpress.com), recently made. Hope the foil survives the trip to the UK!
Liz Humphries is a member of the Contemporary Quilt Group in Perth, which I am co-convenor of. She does some fabulous work and it is so different to what I do. Inspired by her stitchery talk, I purchased Judy Wilford’s book, Embroidered Landscapes, which she recommended. I have worked one of the projects in the book, following instructions to the letter and produced this. I am rather pleased with it!
I even laced the back as instructed. Now I just have to decide whether to mount and frame it. By the way, it is tiny – about 14cm square.
I had a ‘play-day’ yesterday with my quilting friends and whilst they dyed fabric in the microwave (producing some wonderful results), I decided to give Inktense pencils a workout. Good results but whilst using fabric medium, as opposed to water, does stop the bleeding, it does change the feel of the fabric.