Sunday, August 19, 2018

Eating out.........

We ate at a really nice restaurant for my daughter's wedding anniversary.  It is the first time I have had a fancy chef decorated plate.  It was delicious and so were the desserts that were eaten before I could photograph them.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Colorburst 2

I have finished the second colorburst quilt now.  It is 34" square.











I put a batik on the back, a multicolor print.
My fingers are sore from 2 days of sewing batik bindings.  Some of them are hard to push a needle through on the crosswise grain of the backing.







This outside photo on an overcast day has truer color than the inside photos.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Exclusively Kaffe....

I made a Colorwash of exclusively Kaffe Fassett fabrics many of which are early and out of print.  It is not the Kaffe Collective which includes fabric by Brandon Mably and Philip Jacobs.  It is exclusively Kaffe.  This wallhanging is made from the kit of 2.5" squares that will be offered to students of Colorwash 360.
I used one of the larger prints on the back and I thought the black Fern print was perfect for the binding.


Are you interested in making a Colorwash wallhanging too? 

If you haven't heard, I have an Online Course launching on October 1, 2018 called 'COLORWASH 360'. You'll learn gradation from light to dark (value) as well as gradation from one color another...And, how to select fabrics that work best. 

'COLORWASH 360' opens for pre-sale on September 1. 

Subscribers will receive 24 hours early access to sign up for the course and purchase the limited edition kits of pre-cut squares or larger blocks to cut multiple squares yourself. 

Both Batik and Kaffe Fassett Fabric kits will be available in limited quantities to students of COLORWASH 360 only.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

A colorwash finish for August.......


I finished the binding on this batik colorwash wallhanging yesterday.  It is for my daughter and she wasn't sure which edge she wanted at the top.  This is the first choice.

The back is a striped batik.  I put a hanging sleeve on both the top and bottom.

Now it is flipped 180 degrees with the rod in the other hanging sleeve.

The stripes on the back are in many colors.  This end has more red in it.  Which way do you like, the top photo 1 or the third photo 2?

Are you interested in making a Colorwash wallhanging too? 

If you haven't heard, I have an Online Course launching on October 1, 2018 called 'COLORWASH 360'. You'll learn gradation from light to dark (value) as well as gradation from one color another...And, how to select fabrics that work best. 

'COLORWASH 360' opens for pre-sale on September 1. 

Subscribers will receive 24 hours early access to sign up for the course and purchase the limited edition kits of pre-cut squares or larger blocks to cut multiple squares yourself. 

Both Batik and Kaffe Fassett Fabric kits will be available in limited quantities to students of COLORWASH 360 only.

If you aren't an Exuberant Color subscriber for the mailing list....subscribe now on the right sidebar.


Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A friend's quilt.........



I recently went to Paducah KY where the Kaffe Fassett "I am an Artisan" contest quilt exhibit is.  I read Mayleen's blog and she made one of the quilts in the contest.  It is one of my favorites so I had my picture taken by it.  Check out her blog where she talks about it.

I'm working on some bindings right now so I hope to have some quilty photos soon.  

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Two sections sewn.........

The second section of eight strips is sewn and this is now half of the quilt top.   Just 15 more strips to sew together, but wait.......I haven't finished unpicking the last bottom half loops so that will be next.

Monday, August 13, 2018

One section sewn...........

I finally got the first 8 rows sewn together on the trip around the world quilt.  We needed to take it down to use the wall for some photography so now it is going back up again.