Monthly Archives: October 2010

Late October Diamonds

These have been on my design wall for, what seems like, weeks. I have been and out of town for work and neglecting my patch cutting. I need to get going, as I have said numerous times. I am in … Continue reading

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Sketching #87

This response really took me outside of my comfort zone. Linger was a really hard word. Who thought of that one? Also, drawing the body made me think I might need to switch to ATCs for my responses. We’ll see.

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Creative Prompt #91: Autumn

Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments area of this post. I would really like to keep all the artwork together and provide a way for others to … Continue reading

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Sketching #85

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Sketching #89

The dining room show up again.

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Grab Jane

TFQ and I spent a fewer days at PIQF this year, because we wanted to sew. I think that was a good choice, though we didn’t really find a quilt we wanted to make together. I enjoy it when we … Continue reading

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Shopping at PIQF

I am still overwhelmed with the amount of quilt shopping I did in July, so I went to PIQF with a list and with cash. I came away with everything on my list and pretty much stayed within my budget. … Continue reading

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Making the Zig Zaggy Quilt

I have had some interest in the Zig Zaggy Quilt. I have had a lot of nice comments. While, it is not a completely original design, being related to the Oh Fransson! New Wave pattern and the Happy Zombie variation, … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #90: Symbol

Definition: something such as an object, picture, written word, sound, or particular mark that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention. (Wikipedia) Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in … Continue reading

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Spending Quality Time with Tarts

I got a bug in my ear a week or so ago to quilt the Tarts. They weren’t hanging in the closet quilting themselves and the label does say 2010. I hauled them out, set up the table and quilted … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creative Time and Space

Creative Time and Space: Making Room for Making Art by RicĂ« Freeman-Zachery My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book is primarily about attitude, time and learning to say YES to creativity as a valuable part of life. The author … Continue reading

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Historical Mosaics

I saw this floor while I was at a Fourth of July parade, of course, in July. I haven’t had a chance to post them. I love seeing typical quilt blocks used in tile and mosaics. The detail shows a … Continue reading

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Last Weekend’s Diamonds

This group definitely looks Fallish, but BRIGHT Fallish, don’t you think? There are a lot of the fabrics from the Birch Fabric Bundles. I am putting them back into groups as I have one idea for two quilts that will … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #89: Pale

Pale in comparison wan Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments area of this post. I would really like to keep all the artwork together and provide a … Continue reading

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PIQF Thoughts

Rice Freeman-Zachery’s book Creative Time and Space (look for a review soon!) says “I think artists need to see the work of other artists, writers-see movies, go to museums, go to a play on occasion. Nothing makes a person feel … Continue reading

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