First of all, thanks to Deb for her kind comments in her Blogher article Craft Blogging: Focus vs Life, Death and Everything Between. While this blog is quite free-ranging, and often includes snippets of daily life, I do try to keep my quiltmaking as the primary focus. As much as I reveal of myself, I’m […]
Twelve by Twelve
A long weekend; blue skies; surf patrol back on the beach; dandelions going wild:
I’ve finished quilting my dandelion thread drawing: The end result is probably overly subtle. Next time I will have more confidence to experiment with threads offering higher contrast.
I’ve got so many dandelion-inspired quilts floating around in my head that I am not certain what I will ultimately submit for the purposes of the first Twelve by Twelve challenge. Here is the start of a thread drawing that I did today. The first image is the “front” with the next showing the reverse […]
This poem by Sam Hunt provides further inspiration for the first Twelve by Twelve challenge: What dandelions think It’s still only early just three o’clock a hot December day and the dandelions already asleep, you say. Not surprising, I suggest. If you’d been throwing a yellow out like that since early this morning you’d need […]
I’m gathering design ideas for the first Twelve by Twelve challenge theme – Dandelion. Like Francoise, I’ve been having fun playing with some digital images: