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I’m finally thinkin’ spring

I love spring, it’s always the beginnings of change that I most appreciate, spring and autumn.

In the not so distant past, I’d throw a spring garden tea party, my annual event. Being the kind of person that I am prone to be, it was always a large event. It was timed to show my garden at it’s best, roses at the peak of their first flush of bloom .Enjoying friends chatting, admiring the flowers with pretty tea cups and tiny sandwiches. It’s perfection. But…the hitch is always predicting the weather.

Am I addicted to stress, 3 at once?

I’ve started work on 3 quilts, don’t ask me why. I usually take em one at a time.The silk background is completed and the silk art painting finished. I’ve just begun the thread work, which is now where near finished as you see. I’ll post updated pictures along the wayI added lots of pearl to my paint colors as I mixed them. So to continue the sparkle, shine theme I’m using quite a lot of metallic threads for the thread work.

Ann Fahl’s secret to amazing applique

Ann Fahl recently sent me her latest,“Applique`Ann’s Way”. I’m positive that this booklet will be welcomed with enthusiasm by quilters everywhere, myself included. . The right instruction can make all the difference.
Ann Fahl has done just that, provided excellent instruction for doing applique`.You’ll find it is easier than you imagined. She has provided clear, easy to follow instructions which simplify the process.

60 MPH Sunset I finished the quilt.

So I did the unthinkable, gasp, I took a photo from a moving car. In fact I took several photos. After I downloaded to my computer, surprise, my phone took better photos than I expected. Several in particular I really liked, of a row of popular trees lining the highway silhouetted by the sunset. The minute I saw those photos, the first thing that popped into my mind was AN ART QUILT!!! .