Instead, we will do more math and I will mumble a little bit.
I know - the thrills at Chez Magpie's Mumblings
just go on and on.
First up is the mumbling. I have come across an absolutely adorable owl pattern found HERE on Ann Wood's site. I want one!! Or maybe more than one. Maybe even a whole parliament of them!! I have long been an admirer or Ann's incredible owls and now she's kindly offering a pattern to make one of your very own.
For those of you that own a sewing machine and like to keep it in tip top shape, there's a good article HERE for fixing various problems you might run into.
My friend Pam Kellogg has posted a great tutorial on the use of shibori ribbon in your crazy quilts and that can be found HERE.
Pam is also looking now for submissions for inclusion in the Fall issue of the Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine and the guidelines are HERE. Please do send in pictures of your work and consider writing an article on a technique that you enjoy. Continued success of the magazine not only relies on people purchasing it, but also on your support by contributing to it. Don't be shy - let us see what you do. I promise that you'll feel thrilled to have your work in print and we'll be thrilled to see it!
Now for the other 'M' - some more math (quit yer groanin'....if I gotta suffer, so do you!!). Did you know that, in order to finish up all the strips sets for The Quilts, I will have to sew a minimum of 250 42 inch seams? Did you know that is equal to 10,500 inches? Yep, bet you were real excited to know that.
Heaven knows you deserve blessings for
putting up with me!!!
Today the quote is from Sr. Mary Christelle Macaluso.... "If you have made another person on this earth smile, your life has been worthwhile"