I just got the news today that the latest issue of Modern Patchwork Magazine is coming to news stands April 21st and two of my quilts are going to be featured! How do you spell EXCITED?! I am beyond humbled and flattered by how my quilts are shown in an article by Cinzia Allocca titled “Minimalism in Modern Quilt Design”.
Check out their website for more on what’s inside and there is a link there to purchase a copy as well if you are interested. (Modern Patchwork Spring 2015 – Special Issues – Blogs – Quilting Daily)
With precious free time, I have been playing more with bags, this time using recycled suede. Believe it or not this is my first Lonestar quilting project. I have so many other ideas for this topstitching technique. The possibilities are endless.
Although we have had to stick close to home this Spring Break because of work, I have been doing a lot of secret sewing for friends (can’t wait to share what I have been working on) and we made a quick trip to Pt. Reyes National Seashore in Marin County for some hiking. The hills were full of wild irises, California poppies and other wildflowers. The area was at it’s finest.
And although I can’t share yet my secret sewing, I can share a simple boy sweatshirt I made for a friend that includes an impromptu cloud out of a washcloth and leftover vinyl. As I was making it, much needed rain started to fall with more on the way. Who needs rain dances when one can make rain clothing instead? 😉