Thursday, August 21, 2008

A trip without handwork...


I was just kicking myself on our trip to Oregon because I didn't take the time to take some handwork to work on in the car. I usually get so much done on our car trips, but not this time. I did manage to slip in tons of stuff to read, but it didn't feel as productive. So when I saw this pattern at Jodi's Quilt Shop in Florence, OR, I knew I had to make it. I just love it! There's no way I'm going to wait for another car trip though to start working on it. The pattern is printed in red and white and looks darling, but I may experiment with other colors, maybe blue and white or brown and cream. The pattern is called The Quilt Shop and is part of a series by Cathy Parker and her website is quiltingbeedesigns.com.

3 comments:

Cornbread and Beans Quilting said...

I absolutely LOVE the quote by Maya Angelou on your header. I had never read that, and it really speaks to me, not only because I am a quilter and really get the analogy, but because my husband and I (who are white) have two adopted little girls who are African American. We live diversity everyday, but it often amazes me how people from all races need to understand/embrace the IDEAL that this quote emodies.
Thanks for sharing that beautiful quote!
Melissa
http://cornbreadandbeansquilting.wordpress.com/

~D Spack~ said...

I went to this gal's website. She has some great embroidery tips that I've never heard of! Thanks!
Have I told you that I've read all of Maya Angelou's books???

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

oooow, I have taht too! But just have not gotten to it yet, can't wait to see what you do!!