Thursday, 28 April 2011

Queenstown trip

Queenstown was beautiful. Cold, but beautiful. The constant topic of conversation at the "Remarkable Symposium" was how many layers of clothing we were wearing to keep warm.

I had fantastic classes and got to meet up with Marina from Maisie and the Boys. These hexagons from the exhibition are for Marina who was stitching hexagons on her trip around NZ. I love the jewel colours on black.

Top to bottom:
Helen Marshall - Aurora Floriferous
Marg Hurst - In My Retirement

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Week 14 journal - Making Faces 2

This is stitched on heavy lutrador that I first printed with images and then painted. The images mostly disappeared with the painting.

I would like to make "pretty" faces... I think it's going to take some work.

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Catching up on posting journal quilts - Weeks 11, 12 & 13

Week 11 - Happy Village... cut from a larger piece started some years ago when Karen Eckmeier came to town to give a lecture about her techniques.

Week 12 - Bojagi... the centre panel was made in a Korean needlework class organised by our local Embroidery Guild and Patchwork Club.

Week 13 - Precious Metals... playing with bits and pieces

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My sewing at the moment seems to be focused on a couple of quilt-a-long projects I've joined. For a while now I've wanted to use u...