A lot of drawing.

A lot of illustration means that I will have to do a lot of stitching. It's taken longer that I thought to do the drawing because of the size of the picture… it's over 6 ft wide and I have to stand over the table, so I can really only do it for 2 hours…

De Rhinocerote

I've begun work on the De Rhinocerote I'm working on a firm velum and tracing the image with a .5 black pigma ink pen.I use a Uni Pin .5 by Mitsubishi. This will be my master pattern for both the illustrated quilt and for the collage quilt. I'm going to work on the two of…

Mums computer.

I'm proud of my Mum. At 83, she's taken herself into the computer age by purchasing an Apple Lap top. She calls it "Granny"…. you know Granny Smith, Apple…..!!!She takes it everywhere, and on a recent stint in hospital, she was able to log in and view my blog, and said she had hours of…

Designing…..

Never one to work on one thing at a time I have a lot going on in my head at all times…To be honest, it just happens that way, I'm powerless to control the urge to design.When I was in Paducah, I bought fabric for 4 projects…. as I walked the aisles  I picked up…

Fish out of water.

No Sewing today, just planning the next tour….. USA, France, Britain, Russia, Thailand…..So I will have lots to share, lots to tell you about quilting in those countries. In England I will teach in Birmingham, at the big quilt show, then take a 12 day tour around Britain on a cruise liner, teaching.  Tough. It's…

Wooden Quilts.

Frazer Smith Take a look at this site…. it's almost impossible to believe.

Whoow.

I had an entire day of editing yesterday.I didn't realize that I grit my teeth as I'm working and I ended up with a heck of a headache, however, it's my first day that I've been able to fill a whole day with work since arriving home an I'm pleased that I'm back in the…

Photo Diary of a family birthday party.

Ninja turtle Kodi and his friend Harry. Birthday Girl Tilly and her buddy Amelia in their finest. Savannah at the window   what a bunch we even had cakes. and a visit from Superman Matty.