Monday, 18 August 2008

Festival of Quilts

Like many of you out there, a trip to the Festival was the highlight of the weekend. Sharing it with a like minded friend was a brucie bonus. It was certainly a visual feast with something for everyone interested in Quilting and Textile Art. Will take a long time to digest all that my eyes feasted on. Three treasured purchases pictured above! The Stitching to Dye is by C.June Barnes, an Artist I have admired for some time and waited patiently for the release of her book,(very excited). The other two are by the talented trio, Leslie Morgan, Claire Benn and Jane Dunnewold. I spent some time in the Virtual Studio watching and talking to Leslie Morgan, who was by the way wonderfully generous with information, got so excited by all going on i started to drool!!! Intend to savour these purchases and more importantly explore their content fully in the coming months.
Have been creatively idle for the last few weeks combination of life and work(enjoyable just not creative) it's set to continue for a few more but will be active again very soon. Always good to have something to look forward to!
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Homeleightigger said...

Sounds and looks as if you had a really great time Dot - I've come over all envious! Look forward to seeing some more of your lovely creative stuff later on then.... Val

sharon young said...

Like minds, Dot, I bought the middle book and then wished I'd bought the one on the right when I got home, I shall be interested to hear what you think of it. The Virtual studio was one of the highlights for me too.
BTW I've awarded you the 'I love your blog ' award, hope that's OK :-) The details are on my blog.

hippopip said...

Got to your blog via Sharons,I could resist a committed to cloth book either,and wished I had bought the others. Your handmade books are superb, such beautiful colours.