(Ok, I'm not really a witch, but I probably would have been burned at the stake in 17th century Salem.
I am a big fan of midwifery, pirates, and eating a peck of dirt before you die.)

Monday, August 8, 2011

as promised...

So, as I promised, here is some background to 
"where I have been/what I have been up to".
Let me start with Anna Maria Horner.  
Not a bad place to start.

I don't know why, but I went on a serious ANH kick.
I rarely do this, glom onto a front-line designer,
but her colors and patterns really, Really have been
calling out to me lately.
And I have several new patterns I've been itching to try.
 Both of these are from Amanda Jean at Crazy Mom Quilts.
 Oops!  and then 
I bought some fabric while I worked!
I am a sucker for snails.
I have a whole bin of stash dedicated to snails.
Someday to be a snail quilt for ME!
 Back to Anna Maria Horner:  Loulouthi.
This line captivated me, and I immediately knew what
I wanted to make for my dear friends
Kate and Lily
who are getting married in August in NY.

It's feminine, and vintage, 
and blocky (therefore masculine) and 
groovy.  All at the same time.
Perfect for two fabulous gals.
This was ENTIRELY the inspiration of
Meanwhile, I will contemplate what to do with this.
 While I do so many other things.  
Which you will hear about.
As promised....

Sunday, August 7, 2011

where i've been

I am so ashamed that I haven't posted in such a long while
that I'm going to hide behind pictures of 
what I've been up to.

Oh, and this.

Explanations for my actions will be forthcoming...