Here's my front door hanger for this month, hope you like it!!!
It's always bittersweet to finish up a crazy quilt class, and Thursday was the last of four weeks. I love watching the individual creativity show up in each of the ladies. As I always tell them, I am not trying to make them into a carbon copy of me!
This was the second class of 3 hours on each Thursday for four weeks, and I just love it over a 2-hour class. We had the time to really cover a lot of stitches. They learned to do at least 15 stitches, along with some ribbon embroidery and beaded stitches. And since I am trying to learn Brazilian Embroidery, they learned a couple of those stitches also. I will let their beautiful smiles speak for themselves!
Janine Palmer did very well on her block, and used her creativity to remember stitches she had already known. Nicely done, Janine.
Sandra Mertz hadn't picked up a needle in a long time, but she also did very well and mastered all of the stitches.
Diane Tauscher also mastered the different stitches, she had been in the last class and missed the last class, so she was back to catch up. Great job, Diane!
Lorna Stacey is a natural for Crazy Quilting, because she is a collector of "stuff" like me. Also, great job, Lorna.
Sad to say, there were four other ladies who didn't finish the class, but I will let them know when my next class starts if they wish to do any makeups! Lorna was also the winner of the drawing for a copy of Judith Baker Montano's book of "Elegant Stitches." Congratulations.
March and April are going to be busy months for me and crazy quilting. I am participating in the CQJP2015 this year. Here is my March block, but I am not finished with embellishing it yet.
Well, I fell in love with one of the fabrics so much, that I made a valance for my bedroom with it!
Here, I am cutting out the fabric, using the old valance as a pattern.
With a strip of crocheted lace at the bottom, it fits perfect with our blinds.
And here it is with the bedspread in the foreground. The walls are a very light sea foam green. My Hubby picked out the bedspread and that is Sonny enjoying his favorite spot. When my blocks come back embellished they will hang in this room!