Wednesday, October 23, 2013

WIP Wednesday!!

It's been a great couple of weeks!!

First the quilt show are fantastic!

Terry took this picture of me outside the quilt show.  
She also took pictures of all the quilts and has posted some of the pictures on her blog: here

Over 115 quilts all made by my friends from the 
Very impressive!

I recently joined the Boston Modern Quilt Guild which is very exciting for me as I am looking to Reach out in my sewing in a new way!  
Well... this past Friday some of my friends and I went to the BMQG & Seacoast Modern Quilt Guild presentation of Victoria Findlay Wolfe of 15 Minutes of Play blog & book, and Bumble Beans Inc.

Victoria was kind enough to pose with us for a picture!  
If you ever have a chance to see her in person - DO!  
She gave a wonderful presentation of her quilt history through sharing her beautiful quilts! 

Victoria posted this YouTube taped at the presentation!

Do you hear the energy in her voice? 
Her  whole presentation has that same energy!!
We all walked away very inspired by Victoria and Lisa T. issued our group a challenge:
Make a DWR quilt - 1 to 4 blocks - anything goes!  
Due January 23, 2014!!  
I can't wait to get started on this and to see what everyone comes up with!!

For my WIP this week...
and if you are looking for a way to reach out to other creative quilters this is a great group to check out!  I have been in several of the swaps now and am always impressed with my partners and the quilts I have received!

This swap paired me up with  
Luckily her English is good as my Italian is non-existent!!
Turns out the Giorgia is an amazing artist who recently had an exposition of her quilts!  WOW!!  
Here is a tiny sneak peek at one of the mug rugs I am sending her way...
This one is really a mini art quilt! Love how it turned out... 
I'll share the finished Mug Rugs once Giorgia has received them!!
   For lots of exciting creations visit:

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

So what are you currently up to???
Happy creating! Marie

Wordless Wednesday!

Photo Credit: Eric Joerger

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Little Piece of Lo :)

I won!! 

It is so exciting because I REALLY wanted to!!

Here's my new treasure hanging in it's new home!!

Happy Happy Rie!!
Missin ya my Bestie Lo! xox

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

WIP Wednesday! Quilt Show Time!!

This past weekend I had the honor of being the Chairperson for the 
Souhegan Valley Quilts Guild 
"Falling into Comfort" Quilt Show...

This beautiful quilt belongs to my friend Faye - it won BOTH the Committee Choice & Viewers Choice awards! Which her work greatly deserved!!

What a fantastic community for woman I worked with for this show.
Everyone of them made a difference and the show was an enormous success due to all of their efforts!

I was lucky enough to have my daughter stop by and visit (with my hubby who is behind the camera) during my session as a 'white glover'.

Here we are doing our version of the 'skinny arm' :)
And one more shot which happened to catch me next to one of my quilts.
Mine's the log cabin to my right (left in picture) - This quilt was started in 2001, machine quilted by Lisa @ Garden Gate Quilting in 2011, and the binding & label were finished LAST WEEK! Just in time for the show!

I will post some closeups of the beautiful feathers on this quilt plus I have several quilts that I will show over the next few weeks.

As far as my WIP - Well there have been a LOT of labels & binding...
I'm thinking I should put quilts in more shows as I am amazed at how caught up I am at this moment! I doubt it will last though...
There is one other special project I just completed as a small thank you to the quilt show committee that I will show you next week...
One of the packages is in the mail to Texas! and I don't want to spoil the surprise!!

So what has kept you busy this past week??

For lots of interesting happenings stop by
 WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

Wordless Wednesday!