Archive for January 18th, 2007

Thinking in the Shower

It seems that the shower is the place in which I do some of my best thinking.

I figured out what I’m going to to about my journal quilts for the year.  Of course, it is subject to change, but I have a plan and I am very pleased with myself!

T is for Tree
A is for Apple
L is for Leaf
B is for branch (or bark?)
W is for Winter (with snow covered branches)
N is for Nest
O is for Orchard
F is for Flower
S is for Seed
P is for Picnic (under the tree)
C is for Creatures (in or around the tree)
V is for View from the top

That’s 12, I’m still thinking to see if I can come up with any better ideas for some of the months.   I’m working on the details, but the basic plan is to continue working with the tree, but to combine the variations on a tree with my original alphabet theme.  Thanks for all of the advice and encouragement.  I’ve really appreciated all of the comments both here on my blog as well as on the main Quilt Studio blog.

Stay tuned!


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WIP Wednesday #5 (on Thursday

I completely forgot that yesterday was WIP Wednesday.  I guess I have already shown off most of what I’ve been working on over the past week — my 12x12x12, endless echoing of applique….and plenty of time at my desk working on paperwork, including work on my book.

It’s been a good week here in Iowa, even if we did get snow.  In addition to the cool opportunity I alluded to in Tuesday’s post, I got another e-mail adding to that opportunity, and today I’ve found out that one of the classes I’m teaching at Machine Quilters Exposition in April is full!

I’m trying not to let me head get too big (and I have plenty of friends who are have promised to knock me down if I get too silly about stuff…) but I am very excited and pleased with myself about everything that is going on!

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