Sunday, July 31, 2016
Summer Goes Too Fast!
It has been a beautiful summer for me and I love this weather and warm winds, water, kids laughter et !My yard us so pretty this summer. I love seeing the colors and happiness out there!
I I have been working on a few things to have quilts ready for Quilt Art magazine and also doing three episodes for the program. 😊 one thing I am discussing is my embellishing. My quilts have lots!
My son is still enjoying keeping fit. He and wife ride weekly a long way and now their two kids go too. Nice to do this as a family!
Fooling around with self portraits. The idea is you do what you feel like that day! It is so much fun!
Keys make great embellishments. In many ways too!!
My son in law had a good summer catching salmon and his daughter loves the beach too!
These are great story quilt ideas!!
Speaking of Candia Tucker drew up a story quilt about her sons who are musicians! Good musicians!
AAnd she completed it and they are talking about using it on their CD cover! A great memory and a legacy quilt for sure!!
I think this is great!
So I treated myself to Sue Benner's class at Prochem in Fall River Mass. I knew nothing about dyeing though years ago I did dyed fabrics and in college I did mono prints etc.
Wow did I ever have a lot to learn. Great gals and great teacher and facility!
Sue dyed this piece and cut it up later for the class to each have a piece! Such fun.
PPart of one of my pieces... I still need to
Add more color and detail.
This is sunflowers that I now will paint in details and put border on and have quilted. Such fun! Dyed, mono painted, painted and stamped.
Two of my pieces from a distance. I want the background of pumpkin quilted in turquoise. Pumpkin needs yellow greens and purples. Such fun!
Sorry the same photo posted below--- I cannot delete it. Frustrating!
SStill working on this!
My most favorite one I did not get a photo of but it will be done and quilted soon. 😊
I love this one. It is silk and have plans for it as well.
Quilting night totally save this. More silk. 😊
Wendy who sat close to me did this scarf. Isn't it great???
This is a cool Mono print Sue made. Such fun. I may never appliqué again!
My biggest good. Plan to bring it around with some mono prints and hand painting. 😊
HHad lobster rolls twice! The East has the BEST LOBSTER!!
Bad weather leaving and we say on plane on Tarmac friction plus hours. Got off plane and a half hour got on plane. Sat an hour and finally took off to Denver with lightening rain and thunder with us all the way. Had to pay for hotel as I missed my connection. Sigh.
Next day found out I could not get out of Denver until 10:55 tonight. Had to leave my hotel room at noon or pay for another day. I did not want to spend 10 hours in airport so I paid a second day. 😠
But I will be home in bed tonight after midnight and hopefully safe and sound.
This week was a blessing! 👍