The last of the Quilts from the Tri-Cities show

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Believe it or not, I’m sitting here and watching it snow! It’s a soft beautiful snow that would be perfect when waking up on Christmas morning, but today is April 5! This is the 5th snowiest year on record in Spokane, too. Have you ever wondered why someone decided to measure rain and snowfall long ago?

I hope you enjoy today’s quilts. The quilt on the left and right are amazingly embellished with thread and beads, and are part of the Hoffman Challenge. Of course when you do anything like this on quilts, it looks fabulous in person, and “not so much” in a photo like this, right?

I have designed over 4,000 projects that have been published, but I haven’t seen a quilt design of mine in a quilt show before. I really haven’t attended very many quilt shows before though beyond Spokane either. I have a Customer Gallery on my site that showcases projects that quilters have created with my designs. But to walk around a corner at a show, and see one of my designs was so flattering! This design called “Japanese Gardens” was on the September cover of The Quilter 5 – 6 years ago. This was the first project I ever did with batiks, and our first kit!

Time to head downstairs to sew! I’m working on a twin size quilt, bed skirt and pillows for P&B Textiles featuring their new fabric line called “Nuts and Rebolts” – definitely a little boy project! It will be a free pattern through P&B in a couple of months. I’ll keep you posted.

Piece,
Michele

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