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Sunday, July 22, 2012

couldn't resist

I did a really fun workshop yesterday afternoon with Krista Withers / lolablueocean on improv and free piecing and just had to finish off the top today.


purple aster2


purple aster


You might be more familiar with Krista's amazing longarm skills - she was our guest speaker at Vancouver MQG on Thursday night, talking about working with your longarm quilter, and she had some quilts with her that showed off her amazing skills.  This one is amazing, and then there was this one, and several others, but my fave just had to be this one!  The quilting and texture was just gorgeous!  This is one that Krista quilted for Katie Pedersen, of Sew Katie Did and Quilting Modern fame.


You should pop on over to Krista's Flickr stream to checkout all of her neat improv and free piecing, and her gorgeous quilts!


Now back to regularly scheduled panic programming, as I get started on my Tangled Textiles challenge, reveal August 15 and I've not started...


Happy quilting!


edited - linking to The Needle & Thread Network - go check out some fabulous Canadian artists!

14 comments:

elle said...

A thistle? It is just fabulous!

sherry said...

i like that aster...the freedom and movement is amazing...well done

nicolette at dutchcomfort said...

Love your free pieced work and the background is fabulous!!
I love Krista’s quiltwork!

Maggi said...

A very striking piece. I love the colours. What an amazing quilter Krista is; thanks for the links to her work.

quiltskipper.com said...

That is very cool-wonderful piece!

Beverly said...

Love your improv pieced flower! And I bet the quilting you add to it will make it even more stunning.

TheaM said...

thistle, cone flower, aster or whatever! that's a fantastic flower - absolutely wonderful!

M-R said...

Love, love, love! That is awesome, Janet. I love everything about that flower!

Mary Ann said...

I love it:)

Regina said...

What a fantastic flower, what a lot of piecing!

Vicki said...

I love this. especially the colours! I also love your UFO list in the side bar. What do you think - If I did it on my blog, i'd have a list a mile long...but I might have a go, lol

ania121971 said...

Beatiful flower,I like it:)

HollyM said...

I really love this piece! Do you know if she has a blog?

Unknown said...

Wow! This piece is great; just love it.