I finished my little wool piece with a cotton circle and a green wool one on top of the teal circle I left you with last time…
Backstitch around the outer edge, stem stitch around the appliqué cotton and lazy daisy and pistil stitches in the center, all with the same variegated #8 Valdani pearl cotton…
Julia and Matt had arranged a little trip out for us on Thursday evening. it was a little stressful getting Steve to Rockford in time but we made it and enjoyed a fun evening at the taping of NPR’s news quiz…
The lights outside the Coronado Performing Arts Center in Rockford are only out dazzled by the lights and gilding inside. The theater was refurbished and restored to its 1927 grand style in 2001 and it is always worth the drive.
On Saturday I was back to Pieceful Heart Fabrics for a Machine Quilting 2 class. We had a full complement of students to get to grips with the joys of free motion quilting.
After drawing the designs,
and made a good start on our journey.
Well done everyone. Let’s get those tops made into quilts!
This evening I am off to visit the Village Quilters in Wheaton… I have packed my bags with my wool appliqué samples. I have little kits for everyone to have a go for themselves and a new slide show of pictures. I think I am ready. It will be my third visit to this very friendly group of quilters. I will take it as a sign that they like me?
Once again, it’s a busy week in quiltie-land!