18 December 2014

Slowly heading for Christmas

Winter so far is jus ugly - grey, rainy and disgusting. BUT the right weather to quilt (love the new Bernina 550 QE that is an advanced birthday present I can already use :-) and to do more watercolor sketches. Only one lesson left - I'll have to wait until February 6 to continue with the next class.
The baby quilt is progressing and looks good so far.
So here are  more shoes and one kind of mixed media piece - a sketch with stitching added, some straight stitches and algerian eyelets. When I did that lily I should have turned the paper to the portrait version instead of landscape plus the black and white border didn't really fit. But after revisiting it and giving it a new look I can live with it.

Hiking boot


My booties

Lily with stitches and loops
By the way - what about inventing self- cleaning dogs??
Back to quilt-related topic - here are two of my recycled circles that I made after watching Jane LaFazio's video. Lots of TAST stitches, too.

14 December 2014

Some more

Here's what I did since that savoy cabbage leaf - besides the quilt that's progressing. Doing water colour sketches turned out to be really addictive and this class is just great. I think I'll enroll for the next one that starts some time in January 2015.
This is from the "Flowers" lesson:

Christrose (hellebore)

Christrose 2

New lesson is "Shoes":

I found this child's shoe when I was taking down one of my ceilings years ago
My favourite shoe
That's it for today. But there's more to come.