Monday, March 31, 2008

Cleveland Expo

I think I can safely say, "A Good Time Was Had By All." Well...I had a good time. Adorable Jenny took the Really Really Broken Dishes class on Thursday morning. Also Dashing Dennis, from one of my postcards groups, was able to come. It was a lot of fun reconnecting with old friends and meeting some new ones.The Really Really Broken Dishes and Hearts class are made possible by Marlene, the EXPO queen. It was her idea to work in teams (due to time restraints) and then share the "parts" with each other. It's worked out amazingly well. Everyone gets up and moves around the room to use the different sewing machines and to swap "Parts". It's so interesting to see everyone discovering connections to one another, that they wouldn't have known before! Well done, Marlene!!!! Everyone leaves with a finished block, a full size pattern to make a quilt in her own color choice and the mastery of a new skill using a couple of old products in new ways. We go to Wooster Mass. next week. I sure hope it's warm there.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

How Does THIS Happen ?

All the other icicles are hanging vertically. What's going on with this one? HOW does this happen?

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Cell Phone Holders

I've been having fun with Cell Phone Cases too. These are made from a preprinted, fusable base, made by Quiltsmart.They have 2 interior pockets and can fit credit cards and IPODS also!!! They're made with only 3 folds and 2 sewn lines!!!


O.K.....I've had so much fun reading everyone's Blog, I'm ready to give it a try.(With the understanding that it's so easy that anyone can do it!!!! We'll see......)
I'm determined to start but unsure of "Where"??? It's like trying to speak while sitting on my hands!!! On a journal page or collage..... you can use charms, pictures, fibers, paint, torn bits of books or headlines, stickers, polymer stuff, rhinestones, beads, etc. Being limited to words only, will be a challenge!!! I've been making journals and box purses lately. Hopefully, we can do a class next year at NEORQC.