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Friday, July 29, 2011

finished first beast

I finished the beast.  She now has some medusa style hair, and a sun shining down on her.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

first patchwork beast

I am in the process of quilting my first patchwork beast.  Everything was flat when I sewed the parts together, but now the plaid middle section has developed waves.  This is possibly because I used an old shirt of my son-in-law's, which probably had a lot of poly in it.  I am figuring out how to work with the distortion, maybe by gathering it.

Ellie's art and craft day

Ellie came over for her weekly art and craft day.  We read some books.  She worked with scissors, glue, googly eyes and pompoms.  She also made Tutor Treats, what I call Maids of Honor, as they date from the time of Henry VIII.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

some new quilts

Wild one
Wendy and her girls
I finally figures out how to post pictures on face3book.  It wasn't hard--don't know why I didn't do it before. Here are some pictures from the post: