As we return to my studio we soon discover that I am a slob. The table is covered with fused fabric scraps that have multiplied overnight. How can this be?! This growth of odd shaped scraps prompts me to clear them out before they multiply onto the floor and out the door.
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Art work by members attending the Green Country Quilter’s retreat.
My visit with the Green Country Quilters Guild in Tulsa, Oklahoma was quite the adventure! After giving 2 lectures in Tulsa, we traveled to their retreat at the Tulakogee Conference Center. Then I lost track of time.
More work by the Green Country quilters.
But after 2 days of concentrating on art work, the 40 students in my class displayed their art work for all to see. They each made their own designs. It was amazing to see what they came up with! Thank you to all the wonderful quilt makers from Green Country.
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Why are these women so happy?
Could it be that they have just graduated from the Chicago School of Fusing?
Yes! These delightful women of the Green Country Guild out of Tulsa OK are the latest graduates from the CSOF. Forty creative guild members gathered for a retreat and my 2 day workshop, Fusing Fun this past week. It was so much fun! Thank you quilt makers of Oklahoma. Your art work is wonderful!
Is it just me or is there a lot of gunk building up on irons lately? This particular iron seems to really attract dirt. There is no fusible web on the iron or ironing surface but when I clean the iron this is what turns up. To clean the iron, it’s scraped across a dryer sheet (unused) placed between 2 pieces of fabric. The oil from the dryer sheet seeps into the fabric and wipes off the gunk.
But just what is that stuff left on the fabric? I think its the metallic covering from the ironing board. Bits of the metal cling to the hot iron and gunk it up. What do you think?
Every once in a while a student from a previous class shows me their completed work. This makes me so happy! Nancy brought these pieces to the Quilter’s Affair where I was teaching last week. She was in the Four Little Landscapes class last year and shared her work with my class. She did a great job!
Elizabeth also stopped by my classroom to show me her work. This is her quilt from last year’s Tiny Homes class. The hand embroidery is really outstanding on this piece.
The creative spirit runs deep with quilt makers. And I’m delighted when you share your work with me. Thank you!