I have recently discovered
how wonderful crazy quilting can be.
All the bits and pieces I have been collecting, all the techniques I
all the fabrics I love...
All coming together in one Artistic effort!
I can spend ages at it and enjoy every minute.
If you are interested in finding out about crazy
quilting you can check out these sites.
Quilt Central Silk
For Kathy: "Beauty for Ashes"
My first major project was a small wall hanging for my
sister. She made me a CD of her singing songs with a sort of "God can
help you in trials" theme. That made me think of purple/mauve for
grief. Also, she likes blue, so I used blue mixed with mauves.
"Beauty for Ashes"
|For a Wedding:
I enjoyed making that so much, I made a pair of wall hangings for some colleagues
at work who were getting married.
This time I used a colour theme.
Cream and Silver
and Cream and Gold
more detail here
cream and silver
cream and gold
Round Robin #22
I am participating in an Embellishment
Round Robin with some ladies in
Quite a few of them sent waistcoat fronts
to be done in CQ style.
I will post photos of the work I added when
they all get back to their
(Shh- it's a secret!)
Before this, most of them had done embellishing
on a garment. I sent a
The theme is "Fun in the Sunflowers".
It should be
interesting to see what comes back!!
What is a Round Robin?
It is when a group of people agree to work on each other's
Quite often you send a book with the project. This includes info about
yourself, and info on what sorts of things you want and don't want done
on the project.
As each one in the group receives the project, they write down what
they have done, and perhaps a bit about the technique.
Then they send it on to the next person. There are "sane" quilting Round
Robins as well as crazy quilting or embellishment ones.