It’s 2 weeks now since I returned home from a wonderful weekend in a Master Class for Machine Quilting with Deb Louie, at Grindlewald north of Launceston. Although the weather was foul and we froze for a lot of the time, we all had a great time and learnt a lot. Here’s some of my samples –
Easy designs for background fillers that can be tailored to fit any space on any quilt. I have already “put into practice” some of them by finishing the japanese panel I showed you a few weeks back. Here it is waiting for the binding or facing, I haven’t decided yet –
and a close up of the background
I’m very pleased with how it turned out.
I am recovering I hope from a second bout of the 24 hour lurgi that is going about here. I went down with it just after the weekend away and bounced back in a day, shared it generously with my husband, who didn’t take kindly to it at all, and have now gone down with it again, worse than before.
It’s not difficult staying indoors when the weather is like this
both are shortly after sunrises last week, luckily the fog does lift here usually by midday, not like some other parts of Tasmania, such as the Huon Valley and the upper Derwent Valley, where it might be several days between views of the sun.
Any way, this is more like normal
and early this morning we saw this –