July 8 2010 Quilting Newsletter
Then Wednesday I spent a lovely few hours with a new group of friends on an outing to lunch first, then to see the art of one William Robinson, an Australian artist, and more importantly a Queensland artist who is celebrated both here and overseas for his imaginative art, that simply takes your breath away! Here’s a link to see some of his work: http://www.ogh.qut.edu.au/wrgallery/exhibitions/current.jsp
I particularly loved the animal portraits. The one titled Family Portrait (Formal) is a particular favourite, with the wry look that only a cow can give. One never knows what these animals are thinking when they’re looking at us humans!!
Last Sunday I posted another “freebies” article, this time Musical Block and Quilt patterns that I have sourced from the web. There’s not a lot out there, I must say, but I managed to get a good clutch of sites together. Here’s the link: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art1122.asp
The forum has been quiet lately, so I’m going to get things moving by stating a new thread – this time I’m going to be asking readers who their favourite quilter is, and why. Should be interesting.
Here’s the link to that thread: http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/610023#Post610023
So onto my little gifts for your enjoyment this week.
http://debrichardson.com/blog/?p=232 How to make a fabric postcard tutorial
http://www.modabakeshop.com/2010/01/quilted-ironing-board-cover.html#more Very classy ironing board cover.
http://mmmcrafts.blogspot.com/2010/02/more-memory-lane-teacup-pincushion.html a very cute little gift for your quilting friends
http://www.thimblythings.com/2010/02/22/celebrate-the-boy-tutorial-soft-baby-book/#more-370 a lovely gift for your special little boy
http://sew4home.com/projects/kitchen-linens/507-nature-brights-kitchen-quilted-hot-pads Snazzy hot pads to make in a minute!
Well, that’s all from me, I must fly. Hope this newsletter finds you all getting about your business with a big smile on your face and a big hug in your heart from me.
Cheerio for now
Judie Bellingham, Quilting Editor
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