Saturday, July 20, 2013

Hello there I am back after a year off from quilting and art.

Hello to my friends around the world.
 
After taking a year off from my love of art quits and quilting I am back. I have not posted on the blog or really done a lot at all. I needed this time to refresh and get a grip on what I wanted to do. Do I know yet NO. I have started working in another field but can do that part time and at my leisure so very happy with that.
 
First I decided not to rejoin my quilt groups as there was too many family pressures happening and other things in my life going on. I have been spending a lot of week days with a friend in Brisbane. She had a huge operation earlier this year. She is just about to have another operation this Monday. I guess I will be spending time with her again when she comes out of hospital. We love to quilt together and bounce off each other. We don't seem to get a lot done if not working together. I have just started to finish and quilt a few of my UFO.
 
I will post a few of the things I have toyed with over the year. I have made a few teddy bears. I don't know why but crochet a lot of teapot cozies. They came in handy for Christmas presents last year.
 Basket weaving class at Palmwoods.
 Flower felting at Palmwoods.
 Teapot Cozy.
 Bear
 Hanging Bear. These hang over chair or door handles.
 
 Cute as this little fellow. I also did a big crouching down bear for my sister's 60th but I must not have taken a picture of it. All bears are hand stitched.
Elephant for a challenge but I may have posted it before.
 
So as you can see I have not done a lot but I am hoping to start art quilting again soon. I do have one art quilt but it is on show with 3 of my dolls so I will have to wait till they arrive home to take pictures.

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