Dear @play,Enjoy your journey to Portland for a visit to the Pacific Northwest Quilt Festival. Portland is a great city (home of some amazing architecture, donuts, views and PEOPLE) and I think you'll enjoy it. From conception (thanks AEF) to finishing the binding the 2nd time Thursday morning at 2:43 AM you have been so… Continue reading An open letter to @play
That the quilting adventure for today would include sitting on the floor of the City Quilter with this delightful quilter/artist? Well it did. Melly and I spent about 2 hours at the City Quilter looking at her printed fabric, talking patterns and trying out solids that might pair well. I ooohed and ahhed, Oh Melly!… Continue reading Who knew?
In sharing yesterday's art homework on my blog post Wherein I copy Debby's homework. Truth is I didn't really copy Debby's homework. I did my own homework. I did my own homework and I like it. After finishing the first piece, title "Name" I kept going. Just to add a bit of commentary I… Continue reading Fantastic Art “Name” and “Woman”
Debby told on herself yesterday and I'm being a bit of a copycat (this is a bit of an inside joke between the two of us, for our own amusement) today and just coming right out with it. I'm taking Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques on Coursera. Debby first introduced me to Coursera by… Continue reading Wherein I copy Debby’s homework
I picked up this little poster probably 25 years ago when I lived in Americus, GA working at Habitat for Humanity through the church I belonged to at the time. I put a push pin through the plastic to pin it to the door. It was my motto for the year. I've been tidying up and… Continue reading Peek a boo
My gratitude to Sherry Reynolds for taking the time to visit the exhibit and take photos for me to use on my blog. This is a gift for me as I was not able to attend HMQS. … Continue reading Machine Quilting Unlimited Whole Cloth Challenge Exhibit
I'm going to make a bit of a confession here. It's challenging to admit this because although in thinking about it my facebook postings while I was in the middle of quilting "@play" gave a clear indication of where I was headed at the time. I kept talking about the quilt as "the unruly teenager"… Continue reading @play a bit behind the scenes and the full quilt