23 July 2014

A bunch of stuff

Judith blogged about the playdate with her daughter Ellen and grand daughter Abby here. As a matter of fact I am expecting her today and we will play with thickened dyes -  I'm sure I'll show you.



This is Laura who came for three days of fun. You've already seen the results. We are having lunch courtesy of her husband Dominic.



A beautiful hand painted stone necklace from Laura. How did she know I love rocks??



A 4 X 6", 12 X 12" and 12 X 18" piece of soft-kut from Blicks. I am going to make three huge stamps (probably with crows) so stay tuned for that!! The rotary cutter is to lend proportion.



Had to wait an hour in Bangor so I went to Walmart to kill time. I got great curved needles for sewing coptic bindings, two kinds of fabric glue, an X-acto cutting mat extra thick since an X-acto knife will cut right through a rotary cutting mat and 2 yards of 100% polyester satin for transfer dyeing like the two pieces below.





Give-away. These are so-so books. I thought the animal one would be better and I don't do tradition Baltimore Album quilts. I think I got the Baltimore book free????  Anyone interested leave a comment and which book you are interested in.





Root Beer label I really loved. Look at the graphics of the boy in the boat. YUM!
Made in Maine!!



This is a sideways picture of a prayer flag Judith made me. I LOVED this fabric she made at my house. The stitching means "for Beth". The figure 8 with the line through it is my "mark" or signature: back to back Bs. Thank you Judith!!



3 comments:

  1. I love your crows Beth!
    Have a great day with Judith

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  2. Great crow! Sounds like you're getting into the carving thing. If so, you may want to try enasco.com for their Safety Kut. It's a better buy but more important, it carves better. The gauge doesn't stick in the carving material.

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  3. The stone necklace that Laura made is gorgeous. I'm interested in finding out what bit she used to drill through the stone. I can't imagine that was an easy task. Your crows simply amaze me. You've managed to capture the beauty of flight in such a natural way. I'm also admiring all the hand stitching Judith did, to make your prayer flag. It's beautiful. I enjoy traditional quilting and I do like the Baltimore quilt. I've not seen one done like that, before.

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