A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Eclecticism reigns supreme!

Today I have a post for you that has lots of 'things' all wrapped up into one.

First of all, I am back working on my second white cloth and have completed the final section that I will be including in it.  


This section has a piece from a blouse (bottom right) including the button band.  On the upper left is a couple of hankie corners, and the prairie points are also made from a hankie that belonged to my dad.  Upper right is another blouse front.

Now to put the whole thing together and finish embellishing it.


2.  Kathy Shaw (of Shawkl) has announced the signups for the 2015 CQJP (Crazy Quilt Journal Project) and you can find more information HERE.  Although I have yet to participate in this, it sounds like wonderful fun (and a great way to learn as well).  

3.  Pat Winter has just released the latest issue of the 'Crazy Quilt Gatherings' magazine.  It's both happy and sad for her I think - this is her last issue at the helm after a number of years of producing a most excellent resource for crazy quilters.  Pam Kellogg will be taking over (under a new name) the magazine in the new year.  You can go HERE to order a copy of the newest magazine.  For those of you who might like to submit any projects or articles to the new 'Crazy Quilt Quarterly' magazine, Pam has the submission guidelines available HERE

4.  For some pretty impressive eye candy, have a look at the incredible metal work of Elizabeth Goluch HERE.  Be sure to check out her galleries!

5.  One of the bloggers I read has just had a book published and it looks like it is a really good read!  Carole Brungar is the author of a brand new novel called 'A Tide Too High' and you can go HERE to read all about it.  If nothing else, go and have a look at the cover!! 

And, last but not least, the quote for today, which is from Cynthia Varnado.... "It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens"  



6 comments:

fabriquefantastique said...

the new header is most alluring and seasonal.

janie krig said...

Your white piece 2 is looking good, lots of areas of interest.
Elizabeth's metal work has such amazing details.
Kittens, yes, smile.

liniecat said...

http://wendysquiltsandmore.blogspot.co.uk/
go see her Hussif!!

~*~Patty S said...

This white piece is looking really lovely MA!
Happy Weekend to you and yours...
oxo

suziqu's thread works said...

Thank you so much for sharing all your wonderful news and links Mary Anne - that's one of the reasons I love to come and visit.
Your 2nd white work is looking so good. It will be great to see more closeups!
The metalsmither's art work is extraordinary!
Thanks always for your lovely comments. You really living up to today's quote!
Many thanks,
Suzy

Suztats said...

Oh, white cloth! Yummy and beautiful!