Saturday, January 10, 2009

Dragon flys

My finished Dragon fly peice from Pams workshop.

Today I was lucky enough to attend a work shop with a lady named Pam. She is so talented and an amazing lady to work with. She share lots of techniques and advise with us today. Above are some of the techniques she taught us. We dyed the fabrics, stencilled with real leaves and plastic stencils, got advice on drawing and painting on fabric and also practiced some pen and wash work

Thursday, January 1, 2009

The return of my creative bug

I thought I would spend my two days off getting back into crafting. Wanting to be organised I thought I would finish the one or two UFOs and then attack my scrap fabric bin and make a scrap quilt. BAD mistake. I now have found about 8 to 10 ufo's that I started working through today. I also sorted all my scrap fabric into colour ways to make a scrap quilt, after the UFOs are finished. I finished satin stitching the dragon below.
Made the little girls quilt, pictured with some embroidery that I finished yesterday (the colour looks terrible in this photo, it is really purple and turquiose,) I finished 2 hand towels for my mum, and decided on the layout for the black and read ufo above. I have 3 embroideries that I need to decide what to do with and have about 20 coasters waiting to be pinned and sewn. I also have 3 other small quilt tops that need to be finished. No wander I am tired. I will post as I finish each UFO. Wish me luck, Im going to need it.