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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Happy Worldwide Quilting Day!

 
Many of my friends are spending the day with
other quilters at a local quilting event...  but I
am home putting the finishing touches on the
nine quilts for my book.
 
 
I have hand sewn the bindings, sleeves, labels and
even some yoyo's on 8 of the 9 quilts in the past
month ~ 4 of them since Tuesday.  It has been a long
 but wonderful process and now my fingers are tired.
 
 
Since I have done nothing but work for the past
year, my studio is looking a "bit" disheveled...
I guess I will have to add " Organize the chaos
that is your studio" to the to-do list.
 
So the quilts will be traveling across the country
next week to spend many months at the publishers.
There are photo shoots to be done and the technical
editing begins.  I will miss them, they have become
such a part of my life.
 
Best wishes for a Happy Worldwide Quilting Day
for those of you that are interested in this form of
artistic expression.  And if you are not a quilter,
maybe you are lucky enough to snuggle up with one.
I love thinking of all the quilters I have come to know
all over the world, I wish I could see where you work,
where you shop for fabrics and your finished projects.
 
All the best ~ Ellen
 
 

2 comments:

  1. Congratulations on finishing your quilts. I'm sure you will miss them -- they just become a part of us, somehow. I love the butterscotch/rust fabric in the stack on your chair. What is the title of your new book? Have you published other books?

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    1. This is my first book, there is no firm title yet. It is a very long process...

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