I am loving this whole cloth challenge.
I am loving the process of creating.
I like that after several hours of quilting the piece looks very, very different.
I like that silk thread allows me to add teeny tiny stitching and detail work.
I love that with each stitch the piece takes on a whole new look. It’s exciting to watch what happens.
I like how adding a bit of King Tut – a 40 weight 3 ply, variegated cotton thread in orange/yellow & purple added a sense of light and helped create movement in the quilt.
When I got to this point last night I thought maybe I’d finish the background in a similar color to the Radiance, but as I look at it now, I think not. There is more to add to this quilt top.
If you get the chance to see any of the trunk shows that Benartex puts together with Paula please go see it. These trunk shows are amazing!
I was invited to dinner that same evening with this delightful quilter, Luke Haynes. I must admit to getting all giddy when helping to show one of his quilts – with Joe Cunningham. Oh my goodness. Two quilters that I admire. A lot.
Well I’m off to do a little more blogging and quilting before heading out to work.
Have a fab quilterly day!