Archive for August, 2006

Off to California

Well I leave wednesday morning for 3 weeks in northern and southern California. There may not be any posts for a while.

Agave Quilt

Here’s the final background for the agave (pre-fusing). It is now all fused together and ready to layer it with batting and backing. Unfortunately I am leaving for California in a couple days and will be gone for three weeks. I am anxious to get my sewing table put back together so I can quilt […]

Woo Hoo!

There’s a Place Called Mars won second place in Innovative quilts at the World Quilt show- New England. U.S. Winners & International Entries will tour to: Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza and Pacific International Quilt Festival with a grand finale exhibition at Greater Chicago Quilt Exposition Schaumburg, Illinois November 9-12, 2006 This little Martian lady is […]

Nina’s new photography blog

I finally convinced my daugher to create a blog of her photography. She is so good. You can see her work here.

Fauna is accepted in IQA World of Beauty

  We are all thrilled that our group quilt Fauna passed the jurying process. Here is the label I just finished for it. I am sending it to Texas so it can be stitched on the quilt before it gets sent to Houston at the end of the month.

May birthday party in August

Yesterday Melody Johnson hosted a birthday party for all the girlfriends with May birthdays: Laura, Emily, Anne, Frieda and Tommy. For the party to be in August shows you how busy all these talented gals are.Here’s the group shot. Back row: Emily Parson, Jane Sassaman, Me, Frieda Anderson, Laura Wasilowski and Anne Lullie. Front row […]

India Bound

The college age daughter of some friends is in Delhi India. She has a blog about her life there, it is wonderful. You really get a sense of what it is like. Check it out India Bound

A Chicken for Laura

Back in May Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson had birthdays and I made them each a tin quiltlet. Laura loves and collects chickens and Frieda loves her dog George, now famous for helping Frieda break her ankle a day before her trip to Australia earlier this year while chasing a squirrel.Saturday we will be celebrating […]

dyed fabric

This is the extent of the latest dyeing. These are all 2 yard pieces. I love this color palette and have a few other ideas besides agave that I might want to do with it. Also I resolved the problem with the background on the other agave piece. I have to dye more fabric to […]

One hot dog

It has been really hot, 99° and humid. You know it’s hot when you see a chihuahua pant. I took this yesterday when the kids and I went on a road trip down to a relatives farm and Abby got to run leashless in the field. She was one happy, hot dog.