Bayeux Discipline

  I mentioned that I was going to complete a small Bayeux quilt for each section of the quilt completed… That will be 25 small quilts in all and they will be in the book. Each quilt will be a different genre and the one I'm working on now is a little irreverent, but I…

Wake up to color.

I've got the chair…. and the fabric… I think I need to have one covered.

Working it through.

I feel like I'm so far behind with everything. But today I was editing and filing photos, I've added an album  of textures to my face book site. These images are of an antique Pakistani hat from my collection. I know very little about it… except that I really like the intricacy of the embroidery….

Whoow – working hard and I spelled Isabella incorrectly.!!!

But I have to go into another program to fix it… never mind. Today I scanned my sketchbook and collected the images of Alice Isabella, the gal who lives in my notebook.   She joined me in April last year, so it seemed fitting that she feature in my April note book Quilt. I finished…

Bayeux Discipline

I have to handle each piece of applique nine times. 1. Create the initial drawing 2. Reverse the pattern and trace it onto fusible web. (I'm using steam a seam lite, single) 3. Select the fabric and iron the pattern to the fabric. I iron twice to make sure the glue is adhered to back…

Note Quilts

Today was a day to recover from the past week or so… and of course Christmas day. I have 12 small note quilts to make. This is the beginning.

Christmas day is over

December the 26th. I've finally got my sound sytem back into position after my boys changed it to accomodate their music needs yesterday.!!!!! I came into the studio late in the evening to blog the day, but the internet went out on my main computer so, I went to bed instead. I managed the 4.00…

The BD project is underway  

Merry Christmas.

Good Morning blog friends. It's Sunday the 25th of December and all is ready for Christmas day. I'm in the studio and its 5.47, just tried to ring my buddy Lisa in the USA but she's out shopping I think. This family is looking forward to a super day. It will be 35 (about 95…

Goodnes Gracious.

Goodness Gracious. we've been home 9 days and fitted a month of work and drama into that small space of time. Yesterday we rushed Tilly to hospital with pain in her right hip. Just going around a corner in the car caused her to cry out with pain. Our hospitals are great, efficient and free,…