Sunday, November 13, 2011

November madness

Joy (Lovebirds Three)

   Recent highlights, of course, besides 4 adorable little girls and their  wonderful parents, to visit, were trips to Idaho, Seattle,, and Houston. The International Quilt Festival in Houston was astounding as usual, and the lectures, demos, vendor booths, added to the huge variety of top level quilted art, provided inspiration for months to come.
My quilts, photos, and poetry  were there, and Joy was published not in one, but two different magazine's  October-November issue . It's this one,
Go to to see more from the show

Treetop Pair
Annie's Star for the beautiful
handmade ribbon  that came
home with my parrots

And for those of you interested in learning this  fun and easy stained glass technique, go on over  to the Rabbit Hole quilt shop in Chico to sign up for the class on January 14. You can get all the details there (or call me).                                                                                      
Here is a the class sample, which is hanging in the shop, although I will help you make your own pattern if you like.

Violet's curvy quilt
Now I'm back home, I hope to have
some new work to show you soon.

 Meanwhile, I did manage to make a quick baby quilt (and take an even quicker snapshot  of it) for our newest grand daughter.
 Welcome to the world, Violet!