SAQA Journal contest for the upcoming issue is to enter a quilt based on the statement, "Along came a..." Well due to the doom and gloom lately, I am celebrating the funny papers, or comics or whatever you wish to call them! My entry is Beach Conversations 1 - Newport (I was feeling down and along came the funnies and lifted me up!)
Some of my absolute favorite fabric here, look at those crazy whales in the background!!!!!!!!!!!!
We hooked up our water tap all by ourselves. Digging a ditch with a rented ditch witch, laying in electrical and plumbing lines and covering up the ditch. The electric might eventually fuel an electric gate, but for now we have a lamp that comes on at sunset and is aimed toward the gate and the street. Its my Narnia lamp!! I can't wait to see it with snow falling around it.
Picture taken from the porch, a long way away. I promise to get better pictures!
Hey I can't help it if I saw a lot to like on the Benefit Auction Preview. Just a few more!!!!!!!!!
More favorites! Each one has something I really like in it. This one is intriguing, I want to know how she did it. It looks like the trees are painted on there and I can't see the stitch. I wish the picture had more detail!
Wow supporting my favorite "customer" the teacher in the family! These will make 14 headed her way. Teachers are heros and don't ever forget the work they do is truly essential!!
Next month is the yearly SAQA benefit auction. I sent my piece in months ago... seems ages ago with the virus, etc. But spent a pleasurable time looking through the offerings and these are my favorites in no particular order.
I have always been an artist and with art quilts I have found a way to combine my two loves of painting and textiles.