Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Just a Spot of Journal Play

  Just a spot of journaling today.... Enjoy :0)

       Was feeling a little frustrated with some ugliness going on in the Art community a few months ago and made a spread and put this quote on it. One of the things I love about art you can work out your feelings.

I am doing a challenge with a friend. She and I bought these Jumbo composition journals. And we  each take a turn in the subject matter. This page was my idea...Wings. Love how it turned out. Darlene's theme is next and she picked.... Trees. 
Was doing my scripture for the day and a doodle. Jasper is always mesmerized by my drawing. And because he was sitting there he got doodled onto the page. :0)

LOL!!! I love this picture!!! I just had to share. My boys in their Sweaters. It was as close as I could come to Christmas sweaters.  Jake and Jasper....such good Boys.  If your wondering they are Cornishrex cats. Hypoallergenic and they don't shed.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Quilts and Happy News

Hello Everyone...I can't believe it's February already!!! What happened to January? I said I was going to blog better...and I lost January!!! LOL!!! Oh well! 

I have a bunch to share...Above is my first UFO finish for the year...."Scraps off the Floor". It is my goal to get at least 10 UFO's done this year....and now I only need to get 9 done!! Yeah!!! 
The back .... super love this small quilt. Made with batiks. Literally made from scraps off the floor.

Made this mini for my Sit and Sew group I have in my house.
Laura the Happy owner of the new mini now.

Here is the group with all our new mini's. 

Back row....Laura (mini made by: Me) Sandie (mini made by: Becky) Becky (mini made by: Kate)
Paula ( mini made by: Laura) and Kate (mini made by: Paula)
and my sweet little Zoey in her Christmas sweater.

It was a very fun night.
Joined the #Starbucksbemyvalentine mini swap again this year. This is the pattern used this year. Absolutely love it!!! 

 Quilting this mini with tiny swirls and curls.

Binding it next and sending it off to it's new home. Will come back and do a post of a finished picture of this mini and the one I receive.

I also, I got a chance to go to Orlando in December with a friend ...We went to Animal Kingdom. Which is the place of the brand new Pandora exhibit as well. I am A HUGE fan of the movie.!!! I was soooo looking forward to going.

It was just mind blowing the way they have made it look so real!!!
I really enjoyed my day!!! 
Darlene and I had an AWESOME day!!! You can see the Big TREE of Animals behind us.
And Of course I had to wear my Pooh ears!

Well...I believe I have caught you all up...

 Oh wait ... one more thing...

I entered my first juried quilt show (Quiltcon 2018)
and my quilt was excepted!!!! It will hang in the show!!!! WHAT?!!! YES!!!!

So, I will be flying to Pasadena California in February for the show to see it hanging with all the other AMAZING quilts. 

As you can imagine....I'm beyond excited!!!

As always...Thanks for your time...

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