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Meanwhile…my next doll project

is waiting for some new feet. I have been experimenting with Li-Qua-Ché pourable papier mâché, and with Creative Paperclay over fabric. I’ve got the basic modeling of this doll’s head done, and I’ve set her up in a bowl so I can get to her hands and feet without worrying about them denting on the…

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Catching up with my quilt homework

I’m only one class behind now. I even thought I’d try to get ahead. The next class is a paper-pieced block. Being convinced I couldn’t match any of the seams up without drawing the whole block out to size and then cutting it apart, I started drawing, and erasing, and drawing, until the block was…

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Traditional quilting

Sometimes I like to just sit and sew by hand. It’s relaxing and meditative. This is a hodgepodge of pieces from Lori Mann’s quilt class. She volunteered to teach a group of us, and her patterns and instructions have been great. (Thanks, Lori!) I am embarrassed to say, even with the time we had off…

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