Hand dyed fabric attracts my attention. When I saw the Rainbow Dyes booth I knew something would go into the bag! This group of fat quarters made my heart go pitter pat! I have two projects in mind for this group.
As I love hand dyes and have wanted to purchase some of these for a very long time I picked up some Cherrywood
Yep, you read that right. I’m changing the approach for teaching advanced machine quilting (Let Your Foot Loose, Be Fancy & Free). This is part of the growing and learning process on my part. The techniques will remain the same however what the student ends up with at the end will be slightly different.
More on Mary’s quilt. We were talking at the end of class and she had a quilt with her that needs to be quilted for her next book. I offered, she accepted. After our conversation I ran to the main quilting room to the Quilt Essentials booth because I knew they had Aurifil Thread and I needed it for this project. And they did. We matched thread quickly as the show was ending and I needed to leave the room as take down was in process.
Houston. When I started on this machine quilting journey the thought of entering Houston was a 5 year goal. I’m beyond the 5 years however I’ve given into thinking, “I’m not good enough for Houston” while friends and other teachers are telling me otherwise. I have a quilt in mind that will be the third in the “Twilight in the Bronx” series and I want to use Superior silk. I don’t have any clue beyond that. In the mean time I have several customer quilts and a few other projects to work on.
Finally for today Linda M Poole is having a contest