Monday, 23 September 2013

Learning the Ropes


Learning how to blog is a bit like learning how to quilt:
  • Dive in and try things
  • Discover what you like
  • Practice (a lot)
  • Learn from your mistakes
  • Learn from others
  • Share ideas
  • Keep trying new things
  • Have fun!
I see blogging as a forum for sharing ideas and experiences with like-minded folk.

There will be successes.

There will be "disasters".

I will share it all. Even the messy stuff.
If there were a pledge for "keeping it real", I'd take it. There is much to be learned from mistakes.

You are in the right place if you enjoy the process of quilting and quilting related activities.

Let's start with a peek at some of my summer activities:

Cheesecloth sculpting class with Mary Pal







Went to Sisters, Oregon for a week of classes...still had to fit clothes in that suitcase, but supplies were more important, of course!








Fabric dyeing class with Lynn Koolish



Improv piecing exercises with Jean Wells




Deconstructed screen printing class with Rayna Gillman




Painted some landscape fabrics, just for fun!

Sun printing in my back yard.





Grid quilting exercises on the longarm with Dawn Cavanaugh


In December I got a new APQS Freedom longarm machine, which I absolutely L-O-V-E.

Next time I'll share some quilts fresh off the frame (thus the name of my blog!), including one messy-lesson-learned.

Thanks for visiting!

Carole














5 comments:

  1. Welcome to the blogging world, looks great so far!

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  2. I'm glad to see you blogging about your many talents, Carole.
    Wishing you all the best!

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