Saturday, April 12, 2008

Students Rule!

Thursday was a great day of show-and-tell by my students at O'Susannah's in Watkins Glen.

First up is Lori M.'s Monthly Bliss 1 quilt. She worked just in black, white and red--and what a bold, graphic statement she made! The blocks were hand pieced and she had the piece hand quilted, with the quilting designs extending the blocks into the borders. Just exquisite! Great job, Lori!

Debbie H. completed (including quilting and binding) this thimble quilt since March 9. The center is hand pieced, she hand appliqued the thimbles on the side borders, and she hand quilted it! We both love the novelty prints--what could be more fun!

Debbie also hand appliqued, hand quilted, and bound this All Curves wallhanging since March 31! She has definitely been threading her needle every day! Way to go, Debbie!

Me? I've been prepping for a hand pieced hexagon class on Sunday. And doing odds and ends of those pesky household chores that never seem to end. One of my friends said that no matter how well you do housework and cooking and dishes--you have to keep doing them again and again...and again. So she eats out!

If you are in need of a really good laugh, visit It's written by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, a Canadian knitter. I have all of her books and they are an absolute riot! She is presently on a book tour of the US and her blog is cataloging her journey. If you substitute quilting for knitting, she is speaking to all of us quilters too!

May the bliss of handwork--in whatever form you enjoy--be with you!

1 comment:

  1. I just got around to checking out Stephanie Pearl-McPhee's blog. She is a blast! Thanks for the link. I think I've read one of her books...



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