Let it Snow?

I’ve started making samples for the next quarter at Pieceful Heart…

The first one is a snowman of course. After all it is August and the temperatures are in the 80s…

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It’s a Crabapple Hill design called Crazy Quilt Snowman. The pattern shows the panel made into a pillow but I made mine into a small wall quilt. I’m going to use it as a beginning embroidery class because it uses six basic embroidery stitches. I like the Moda fabric I used in the middle. There’s a subtle snowflake design which is a lot more interesting than using plain white or cream.

 

I’m a bit behind with the samples because we had Vikki Pignatelli at Riverwalk Quilters Guild last week. She brought some gorgeous quilts with her.

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She uses an improvisational technique, working from the front to make her works of art. I took the workshop on Wednesday and had a wonderful time. I made two blocks which await finishing…

Here is Vikki signing my book.

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Fun times!

 

Talking of fun times, I am very excited… Sheila and I have sent our checks in to reserve our spots on a 5 day Stewart Gill “Creativity for You” workshop in January. It’ll be a week of playing with all the Stewart Gill products. I see an opportunity to make a big mess… or be fantastically creative?

 

Meanwhile, there are those samples to make. Back to fused sunflowers…

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