It's been exciting, that's for sure! Friday, I got my last Flowers postcard from the May 4x6ers swap - a beautiful card from Cynthia! Love the green, and the button is so cute on it!
Yesterday, after a nailbiting couple of days while the swap mamas reviewed all the entrants and ran their lottery, I found out that I got into round 9 of the Doll Quilt Swap! Yaaay! DQS9 (Flickr group link) here I come!
This is very exciting, as I've been chasing this one the last two rounds, and missing out on it. Not this time! Now these are a very talented - albeit a bit crazy at times - group of quilters. Some of the discussion threads will have you rolling on the floor laughing, and gasping for air, for sure! Partners will be assigned in the next couple of weeks and then the
For the last two days, I've been attending an incredible workshop with Gloria Loughman! Amazing! I have so many ideas whirling around. If you are not familiar with Gloria's work, just pop over to her website here. She put on a trunk show at our guild meeting on Friday and her work is just incredible! I can see a whole lot of abstract mini's and landscapes coming as I play with her techniques, including fabric painting, piecing, applique, threadwork, bobbin work, colour play - the list goes on!
This was my inspiration - a photograph of Point Atkinson Lighthouse at sunset taken by my DH.
Off to join a friend for some stitiching and tea this morning, and then clean up and sort out my kitchen! Yaaaay! While not done all the little finicky finishing bits, I do have a fully functional kitchen again!