So, how did you spend National Quilting Day 2013? It typically falls on the middle Saturday in March. That was this past weekend. It was quilting, friendship, birthdays and St. Patrick's Day all wrapped up into two days.
I, for one, was lucky enough to have had my best friend over for a visit. We ran the roads, we ate, we laughed, we did show and tell and dodged snowflakes. Martha is such a cool pal. She's easy going with a wicked sense of humor and my little JRT LOVES her! Olive can't
Jelly Rolls - Sweet Strips of Happiness
I just returned from the NJ Quilt Festival in
Somerset, NJ. Jelly rolls were everywhere. Almost every vendor booth had some type of Jelly Rolls to sell, big rolls, little rolls, medium rolls. I think they have become almost as common as the fat quarters.
Do you use Jelly Rolls or Strip Sets in your quilt making? Do you enjoy piecing them together
and then cutting them apart and sewing them into block for finished
Some one at my office this week told me that I should take up painting because I have such a great sense of color. I explained that I do my painting with fabric and threads. The person had a curious look on their face, then they raised their finger in the air and said, "Oh, now I get it!"
I have understood throughout my quilting career that many people struggle with figuring out the right colors to use in their art work. While I can't say that I have always made the perfect color