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.

Monday, May 16, 2016

A little more progress & some announcements (thinly disguised as mumblings!)

I spent much of the weekend working on the final edit of Kathy Shaw's upcoming book "Crazy Quilting Volume 2 - Ribbon Embellishments" - she is taking pre-orders HERE - and I can highly recommend it!  It's another in her series of really great crazy quilt books and I'm happy to say that, because I'm her proofreader, I get to read them first!!  Lucky me!

Kathy has also just announced a brand new online (free) class she's offering that's all about traditional (sane) quilting - a departure from her normal classes.  This one will concentrate on the creation of a series of mug rugs (which, btw, would make great gifts!) and in so-doing you will learn a number of different quilting patterns and techniques.  Go HERE for further info and to register.  You'll have to hurry though because she only leaves registrations open for a couple of days.

I must say that the mosquitoes that can be found HERE are just my style!  Go have a look and see if you don't agree.

Now, on to what else I did over the weekend...



Two more in the postcard series  


Today the quote is from Anatole France...."Some succeed because they are destined to; most succeed because they are determined to"


10 comments:

janie krig said...

Beautiful use of embroidery, Love it!
Yes, lucky you, get to proof read, have fun.

Kim said...

Oh my, Ann Wood's creations are something else aren't they. Yes, I can see Ann's mosquito fitting in somewhere at your place. How exciting to proofread a new crazy embellishing book. That does sound fun. Loving your new piece of art, Mary Anne.

Baa. xxx said...

Wow...those mosquitoes are fabulous, amazing things. Lovely postcards.

Christine Barnsley said...

Love your two new post cards! I am looking forward to getting a copy of Kathy's latest book... I love the other one that I have! Enjoy your week! Christine x

KimM said...

Love the postcards....again....and thank you for the heads up on the TQC....I signed up.....just what I need.....another project -HA! At least I'm never bored
xxx

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I just love your color schemes and stitching.

Nope, didn't like those mosquitoes at all. Very unusual and pretty artsy, but still a mosquito!.
xx, Carol

Suztats said...

Ann's mosquitoes are the only ones I could tolerate, I think, unless, of course someone made some out of gold and jewels..........lol
Cute postcards.

JennyPennyPoppy said...

A fun job to have that's right up your alley. Beautifully embroidered postcards too.

Vicki W said...

The postcards are so pretty!

karen said...

you have put so much work into these postcards..beautifully embellished as always. Now, when so you sleep?