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
 

2 comments:

Lois Kindley said...

You ROCK Girl!!
ALWAYS an inspiration!!

René said...

Love the mug mat. I have a book on weaving/quilting with fabric. Now if I can only figure out where I put it.