Thursday, January 20, 2011

Icy Niagara Falls

We were at a business meeting yesterday in the always beautiful Niagara Falls ... treated to a dinner at Brasa.  If you ever have a chance to eat at one of their restaurants, do it! Just do it!

The clouds broke for a bit, just in time for a few snapshots before we headed back home ...

Toadily awesome!

Ta da!  The squishy has arrived :)
These are the FQ's that I won - wohoo!  Have to let them rest after their journey, and let them find their voice to let me know what they'd like to be when they grow up :)

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These are Robert Kaufman holiday fabrics, lots of gold accents, ranging from creamy to green, red and black.  Oh my, they are lushious :)

Sunday, January 2, 2011

XCentric Block Quilt

Found the perfect fabric to play with the XCentric Block - love the optical illusions that are created!   This technique is from Anita Grossman Soloman's book "Rotary Cutting Revolution".
Clockwise from top left - original fabric, square cut and
and resewn back into a new square,
final block, quilt top corner

XCentric Block Quilt

Cut Up New House Celebration

Cut Up At the "Pieces of Magic" Quilt Show held by the Oxford Quilters' Guild this May, Sew Sisters' booth had a beaut...