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Thursday, September 25, 2014

32nd Annual Asheville Quilt Show


"Renewing"$850
24 inches X 39 1/2 inches.
Come out and see my 3 entered  quilts and many others at the 
 32nd Annual Asheville Quilt Show
September 26, 27 and 28 at theThe WNC Agriculture Center, Expo Building
 Fletcher, NC
 "Simple Balance"
and also
are my 3 entries along with 3 pieces for sale in the

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Part 1 Application Accepted

 CELEBRATION TIME!
I received a letter from the Southern Highland Craft Guild today that stated...
"Your application was accepted in the medium of Fiber 
and you are now eligible to proceed to 
the next phase of the jury process - the object jury."
 Now to have pieces ready for Part 2 in January!
Whoop Whoop.  I am so excited and humbled!
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sewed Through Finger

  I sewed through my finger with my machine last night.
while quilting "Reflecting Glory"
  Thankfully, the needle went completely in and out,
did not hit the bone,  did not break off in my finger 
and the bleeding stopped quickly with applied pressure. 
OUCH!!
.  That along with my cold, I'm taking it easy today.
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Monday, September 15, 2014

Great Technique ~ Dale Fleming;s 6 Minute Circle

 After piecing various blue batik
6 inch strips for the background,
I'm ready to add the circle.  I  successfully used
technique for my son and his bride's 
I do like to hand applique but since there 
are so many seams on the background
 and the white circle to be appliqued,
I will complete this by machine.
Anyone else tried this fabulous technique?
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Friday, September 12, 2014

Label For "New Mercy"

 Titling a composition can be a challenge at times
and a few days ago, I sought input from other artists.
Here's the label for "New Mercy".
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hanging Sleeve - A New (to me) Way

 The hanging sleeve means my creation
"A Crown Of Beauty Instead"  $450
is complete and it's ready for the showing.
Recently upon entering the Asheville Quilt Show,
to allow for the hanging rods used at the Show.
 

Monday, September 8, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Title Suggestions? ~~"New Mercy"

 Third in this series, using all batiks this time
in classic red/grey/black/white colors,
I'm not sure what to title this piece.
Hand applique  & Machine Quilted.
28 inches X 17 inches.  $325 
are both all hand dyed/painted and color lifted fabrics.
Suggestions as to a title?
REVISED ~~ "New Mercy" is the title.  Thanks for the suggestions.
Linked to Off The Wall Friday,
 Whoop Whoop Friday
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Big Stitch Ovals

Interesting results from the color lifting
from the last post.
Big Stitching in various colors now. 
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