Wednesday, August 28, 2013

I'm published!

I've been keeping mum about this, but about 6 months ago I was asked to contribute images of two of my quilts to a new book being released this month, QuiltEssential by Erin Harris.  I guess I felt that if I broadcast the news to the world, it wouldn't happen.  But it has, and I received my copy of the book yesterday!
Two of my quilts, Tuning Fork #6 and Big Figure #7, are featured in the section on Abstract Quilting.  Pages 114 and 115.

So cool!

Thursday, August 22, 2013

And Now For the Big Finish(es)

I've been deep in the summer doldrums.  It seems to have been months since I've done any quality work in my studio.  So this week, I decided that I would finish several quilts that have been languishing in the top pile.  And actually, several of them (full disclosure:  all of them) need to be ready for my local guild show in October.  Time to get cracking!

First, I needed to make and quilt two small quilts to be donated to the guild auction:
2 auction quilts, each approximately 13" x 18"
I've called this one "ModLogs."  I made it during the guild retreat in January.
ModLogs, 33" x 43"
A detail shot:
And, finally, Ruins #3.  I finished this top in May:
Ruins #3, 45" x 65"
And a detail:
Now, after I've bound all of these, perhaps I'll feel like making something new.  I have an idea for a new Tuning Fork....

I'm linking this post to Nina-Marie's Off the Wall Friday, Richard and Tanya's Quilts Link a Finish Friday and Crazy Mom Quilts Finish it up Friday.  Go see all the wonderful work there!

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