Wandaful Quilts

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Trading fabrics........

The I Spy fabrics that I showed a couple days ago were for a trade with the lovely Laura from Artfabrik.  If you have never been to her blog you need to visit.  She has written a couple books, the latest one about using hand embroidery stitches to embellish fused quilts.  I met Laura way back when.  She was a garment maker and had just made her first quilts.  We're talking early 1990s.  She is now a famous lady who travels all over the world to share her techniques. 
I chose mostly small pieces of her hand dyed fabric for the trade. A lot of them are strips about 2" wide.  The stiffness from all of my digging caught up with me though so I didn't do anything after I returned home from our lunch at Smashburger's.

13 comments:

Gene Black said...

Ooh....you certainly chose a good partner to trade with. Laura's fabrics have lovely color variations. Ha ha. I think you know all the best fabric dye artists!

Mary said...

Those are beautiful selections. I hope you feel better today.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

those are lovely fabrics, I will check out the link you gave. Gardening is hard work!

suemac said...

Very pretty fabrics. I am sure you will make something wonderful from them.

patty a. said...

To quote what John Dunbar told Wind in His Hair - "good trade". Keep moving to work out that stiffness and a couple of Excedrine wouldn't hurt! Have a great weekend.

Sheila said...

Beautiful fabrics. Looking forward to seeing you have fun with those.
I visited Laura's blog. I will look for her latest book of house blocks.
My goodness. You spent too much time playing outside in the dirt. Maybe take a day off and rest those muscles.

Needled Mom said...

Oooooh....so pretty.

Cathi said...

Those are gorgeous fabrics you got in the trade!
Hope you're feeling better today.

Laura said...

Very pretty!

iHanna said...

Love Artfabrik, and these fabrics... yum! I would loooove to get such a package in the mail, what fun stuff to play with!

Laura Wasilowski said...

Wanda I think I got the better part of the fabric trade. The I Spy fabrics are all spread out on my design table and I'm playing with them like a kid with a new toy. It was so good to see you again. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Now Laura's blog certainly will go into my "Bookmarks" I enjoyed her blog almost as much as I do yours. I said, almost Wanda.

Her fabrics are a joy to look at.

Hey... hang in there with your sore muscles or practice your daily squats all winter long so in the spring you will be ahead of the gardening game. (*._,*)

J~MT

Jevne said...

Thanks for the heads up about the Artfabrik site. Gorgeous stuff!