Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Catching Up Creatively...
This post will be a catching up with some of my recent happenings. This fabric tray is made from a practice quilt block I made. Suzanne McNeill has a video (click on her name) and book to make 10 minute blocks and I just had to try them. I really liked the block but it just sat around my studio for months. I had no more fabric to match and there it sat. Not one to dispose of something creative I kept looking at it. After my recent try at fabric boxes and trays I decided my block would be perfect for a tray. This first one I used muslin for the outer fabric.
Here is another 10 minute block I had made. Why make one you have no reason to make when you can simply make two?! I really like this tray with the fun outer fabric. The placement of the block center inside the tray allows it to be seen...well until it gets filled with stuff. What do you do with practice or sample pieces that are perfectly good?
My friend Lindsay, Creator of Cuteness designs stamps for Rubbermoon. I received my order in speedy haste and look at the very cute little pin they included. I will definitely buy from this company again.
This is the stamp I bought. I am not showing a very good photo of it here. I will be using it in some of my NLWM mail during April.
My dear blogging friend Judy who resides in Australia is such a kind and generous soul. She and I have shared creative bliss many times over the years now. I recently received a surprise package from her. If you do not follow her blog just click on her name to visit. She makes incredible and lovely art pieces. Her heart is made of gold and she supports numerous charities with her sewing projects. I love you Judy.
This lovely tag is in the Fall colors as we are experiencing Spring (I am sorry so many of you are still freezing and snowed in) here in California, Judy is having Autumn in Australia.
Judy excels in fabric, fibers, lace and stitching. This is a postcard with her hand painted kitty face and beautiful fiber adornments. Judy knows how much I adore kitties. This is absolutely purr-fect.
The back of the post card is embossed. Simply lovely. Thank you Judy. There just might be something heading your way soon. I adore our sharing of creative bliss.
As I am typing this we are finally having some rain. A nice steady rain all day with more on the way. Spring and Sunshine have been lovely however water is the staff of life and we are still having our "exceptional" drought. We need a lot of rain thank you. I do hope our sunshine has moved to you who have had way too much snow and freezing temperatures. I was taught to share and I am more than happy to do so.
With March coming to a close quite quickly what are you planning for April? Do you make and decorate for Easter? Last year it was so early and this year we have some time to enjoy it before it is over. April brings lots of birthdays of family and friends. Mr. C will be having his birthday this month. No big plans...so far.
Let's be Creative and Joyful...