May 6 2010 Quilting Newsletter
We had a beatiful fruit cake made by one of our wonderful cooks – Iris, and some lovely lucky door prizes donated by our local craft shop, thanks Shirley. It’s hard to believe that we’ve been gathering for 12 months – how time flies. It’s such a lovely group of women and I feel privileged to be part of this wonderful friendship group.
Today I gophered (workshop assisted) for a Sue Benner class that was being presented by the Queensland Quilters Inc, my state guild. Sue is a vibrant, generous art quilter from the States and has so much to offer every kind of quilter. I thoroughly recommend you consider inviting Sue to take you on a fantastic journey through any of her workshops. Here’s a link so you can have a look at the type of quilts she creates. http://suebenner.com/Pages/AboutArtist.html
Last Sunday, as promised, I posted another article in the series Color Theory for Quilters – Tones. I have had some great feedback about this series and I’m glad you’re enjoying them. Here’s the link to that article: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art8227.asp Keep your eyes out for the next article which will be posted in the next few weeks. It will be all about Shades.
Well, I have yet again been surfing the net looking for interesting little gems for you, and here’s your gifts for this week.
http://just-chic.blogspot.com/2009/12/caught-in-christmas-shopping-spirit-you.html A bag using jeans that you’ve finished with
http://myrtleandeunice.googlegroups.com/web/HotFrogWheatBag.pdf?gda=3IxiJUUAAADS9Hw5hfRfczKgpUTcNnsXIL7vmX0c07H10FDvzoMr-sA6XM2fFxikxOO5SVuI-FYcn8WIbWh5zqeDKtDBmq67Gu1iLHeqhw4ZZRj3RjJ_-A Hot Frog Wheat Bag
http://www.purlbee.com/forth-of-july-baby-sun-hat/ A cute baby sun hat just in time for the 4th of July!
http://sewmanyways.blogspot.com/2010/03/tool-time-tuesdayhair-we-go.html Great for taming those runaway bobbins.
Well, I must away, thank you for having me at your place. I do hope you are keeping well and having fun quilting.
Till next time,
Cheerio for now
Judie Bellingham, Quilting Editor
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