Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Where Did All The Time Go

I can't believe it's nearly three weeks since my last post, where has all the time gone?

As promised here is a picture of my finished quilt 'Courthouse Steps'. It's the first quilt I have ever made and finished. I have got another one waiting to be layered up and quilted, one nearly there and two more on the go. Does any of that sound familiar?
Unfortunately I don't know how to load the picture onto Blogger so that you can click on it to enlarge it.

These cats are part of my homework. Last term we were looking at Line and need to produce a piece of work that doesn't involve stitch. To start with I was really struggling with this and I had a total mental block (which doesn't take much) then when the dog was chasing next doors cat around the garden it came to me in a flash.
Do you remember the shooting galleries that you get at the fairground and they line up the ducks? Well I am lining up the cats! I have got the cats done and I am pleased with them ,now all I've got to do is make the gallery for them to stand on.

Here they are in close up.

Fun aren't they.

These buttons are made by a very talented lady who I have finally managed to talk into doing a workshop to make them. Sarah has managed to work out a way of sewing the beads straight onto the buttons. The picture really doesn't do them justice you might see a better picture on Sarah's blog and more examples of her lovely work.
We have also got Linda Rudkin at the shop on Saturday. She will be doing a workshop using real flowers, click on the link below to see Linda's fantastic work.
Linda Rudkin.


Gina said...

Your quilt is amazing Angela... loved the scalloped edging which looks a bit clever to me! Your homework is brilliant. Considered it ticked off!

Julie said...

The cats are wonderful, great fun! :-) Lovely link to Sarah's blog too. I'm not sure why your pics don't enlarge. I mostly load mine with Picasa but if I use Blogger to load them I choose medium size and "none" for the placement. I can't think of anything else.