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Originally posted on Hunter's Design Studio:
I recently attended a guild meeting, where the speaker began her talk by making a statement along the lines of “those ugly charity quilts some people make are not art.” Yeesh. Talk about divide the room. I’ve been quilting since the late 1980’s, and back then the argument…
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Here are 3 more garden flower photos to help us make colour choices. I love the plum blossoms so am including one more photo. Leave a comment if any of these pictures inspire you to choose colours for your quilts. I’ll be happy to hear from you.
Craftsy has a new quilt class starting – Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags. You’ll want to watch the introductory video. These will make great gifts for birthdays and other occasions. Of course, we’ll want to make some for ourselves, as well!
Joanne Burley took these great photos of her recent visitors. Thank you for sharing them, Joanne. Isn’t he a fine fellow? Don’t they look comfortable among the white and purple violets? Feasting Time!
I’ll be sharing some of our garden photos in the next while, not only because of the beauty of nature, but because Mother Nature’s colours are such an inspiration to quilters. We are always looking for new colour themes. Imagine putting these whites, greens, and blues together in a quilt.