No matter what kind of chaos, minor ailments, grief or stress is going on in daily life, I step into this scene and feel like I'm home.
It's wonderful to meet so many other people from the sewing-tribe, who are interested and enthusiastic about the same things that I am. Best of all, I get to see them take a journey from uncertainty and self-doubt to bustin-out-all-over pride in their achievements.
Thank you Bargain Box in Mornington and all the fab people who came to the class and trunk show on Wednesday. (Apologies to those of you who read my mailing list false-advertisement about the sewing machines being included in the 30% off special on the night. I can't read or write late at night, obviously, and somehow read "EXCLUDES" and wrote "INCLUDES"...).
I'm currently gathering up my kit and packing my bags to fly up to Canberra in the morning. I'll be at Addicted To Fabric all day Saturday and Sunday.... and loving it.
Of course, there are other times when my teaching is
Rather typically, this quilt designer has opted for a less-than-traditional approach.... leaning more towards the art-quilt end of the spectrum. Each block has been an experiment in colour combining, fabric origami, fibre and texture.... and all has been shoved under the poor little Mini Elna with great confidence and lots of singing.
My heart swells....