has become a really fun part of my life.
I love gathering like minded creative spirits
and sharing some good laughs and camaraderie
while basking in the energy
of these great teachers.
a most beautiful, sweet, calm, and creative soul...
the author of the
totally fun and right up my alley -
spent a lovely Saturday guiding us through her
Organised Chaos pattern.
I used my regular
saturated, bright, and bold palette.
I had no mojo to keep going.
It was perplexing...
after five weeks of travel and no sewing
I was starting to think
I might not enjoy quilting any more.
(while driving in the car)
it popped into my cute brain
a gentler, grayer, and lower volume palette
was what was needed.
Sujata said these blocks
are like potato chips...
I agree (!)
and am envisioning
a huge cozy quilt for
our impending Godzilla El Nino winter!
I think the desire for this palette
has come from the many recent hours spent
staring at Jen Kingwell's fabulous quilts in her book -
Here's a beginning of one of her patterns
that I am hoping to finish before
she arrives in November!
Our last stop in Europe
had been on my bucket list for years...
Mont St. Michel.