A few weeks ago, I attended the Festival of Quilts in Edmonton. The quilts were breathtaking. For a newbie like me, possibly a little intimidating too. I know I should be inspired by them and I think I was to a large degree but there was definitely a note of intimidation there too. I must keep reminding myself that I’m new to this. I can count the time I’ve been quilting in months, not years.
While I was there, I took advantage of the fact that there were vendors there I wouldn’t normally see, and snooped like crazy. I am really proud of myself, I managed to make it out of there for less than $60, with two books and a handful of business cards for companies I may have to be in touch with. Continue reading You’re the Inspiration – Seeing it in everything→
This past week, I had more time than I think I’ve ever had to sew. I’ve been babying my lower back this week, because the last time I thought it was “good enough” (last Friday), I set my recovery back a week, at least. So with time at the computer limited, and no lifting sewing machines, I decided it was time to finish a number of UFOs. This seemed a good opportunity to put the wonder clips through their paces.
Most of my UFOs are not quilting projects.
I’ve had 2 pair of jeans sitting on my desk for a couple of months that need hemming. They’re not even marked.
Then there are the “thundershirts” for all of our furry creatures.
The one quilted project is another featherweight case liner for yet another featherweight (there are 3 in total in the house)