Exhaustion….

Two days of no blogs.Two days of sheer exhaustion.Two days of hard work and great things happening. However, I did have a little surprise, yesterday, I went to the rest room after a photography session….I popped the camera in the sink next to me (which was dry)   I was unaware that the  taps were motion…

New ideas

I just gave a huge sigh…. it’s only 8.30 and it seems as if I’ve climbed a mountain today….It’s not physical tiredness, it’s mental. There is so much to see and do. This is my 8th year of coming to Houston and I can honestly say it just gets better and better. There are new…

The things you see at Houston.

As a Tutor, it’s important to keep up with the latest trends in fabric, notions, ideas and techniques in quilting. "What latest trends" you ask…..? The creativity of Amy Butler, Heather Bailey to name a few… talented young designers who are taking the quilt world into a new era of design. I believe that  "Quilting"…

I even have patchwork shoes !!

This is the carpet spanning the walkways between the George Brown Convention center and the Hilton Hotel. It is an art piece in it’s own right.

The things you see at "Houston"  I thought this was rather clever…. but it doesn’t say much for the expertise of the driver…. It appears that the number plate has come up against some stiff opposition….!!!

houston 2007

Houston begins tomorrow……I’ve had 24 hours of travel and I’m raring to go…..look out for reports tomorrow….

The quilt is finished….

The little finger on my left hand is throbbing and twice the size it should be.I jammed it in the car this afternoon. This quilt is now finished… I love the water fabric… when I see fabric like this I snap it up…. I’ve also been photographing ducks for years now, with the idea of…

Another Monet in the process…..

Just one more quilt to finish before I go….. It’s getting there…. This is a new idea that has flowed from the Monet series…. There is still more illustration to do… but it’s working. It will be quilted and appliqu├ęd at the same time….using a little different technique…