The Soul of the Quilter

Its not quite the end of the day, but I have 3 days to write, draw and photograph now before the next class. This tour is titled  the ‘Soul of the Quilter’What do those words mean. soul |sōl|noun1 the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal.Many of our quilts…

Bonnet House – Inspiration

the base of the fountain at Bonnet House. I worked out how to catch the sun trolley today. The air was crisp and the sky clear blue and I felt the need to be creative with a little photography.  The local sun trolley is fun, I have an app, it shows…

The bird

I've decided to keep the two blogs running for the time being, the difficulty is that I have a problem with censorship of Typepad in some countries. Bird to quilt.

Following the line – working though a design.

I’m in Alligator country right now, You never know what’s around the corner.I intended to go to the museums but I got on the wrong ferry and ended up in Hollywood. The Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, a 2.5-mile-long pedestrian promenade, it bustles with joggers, skaters, cyclists and families. The shops and booths…

The true story of the quilt – Thank you Della

This week was another milestone for me. Something special and I’ve taken a few days to digest what just happened.I was asked to take my Quilt of American Gothic to the Art Institute of Chicago.We had an appointment to meet one of the officials, but by the time she arrived, Jim had shared the quilt  with…

Relax, relax, relax.

It was an amazing day today. Clear blue skies. Turquoise water, palm trees  and darn big yachts. It was a day to relax and I certainly did. I spent the day hopping on and off the water taxis.Its a bit like a hop on, hop off bus, but its on water….

Moving again.

It’s a quiet early Sunday morning and I’m sitting in the executive  club at Chicago airport watching the planes refuel amidst a white cloud of snow, ice and steam. The sun has just risen and the air  tipped pink for just a short time but now all is white and grey, beautiful in the extreme…

Travel

The church next door to the hotel Travel is a state of mind in a way. You can’t get too fussed if things go wrong when you travel, you just roll with the punches. One of my  Tutor friends had one of those moments yesterday and I…

January 15th, 2014

View from my window this evening. Colorful Chicago. I’ve had a day full of surprises today. It began with a delicious hamburger at 2.30 am and now its 10 pm and I’m drinking ginger ale and eating dried pineapple sticks……I’m back to normal (well I guess as normal as I can be) Exhausted, last night…

Art

Today in my Magazine folder I have shared the art of Ed Fairburn.