Wednesday, February 10, 2010

T T: Huge Success

Yesterday my "Celebrate Lupines in Winter" went for the gold price of $120.00!!!!!!!!!  I am on cloud nine! 


Fiber Art for a Cause - Tote Tuesday - raised $4157 yesterday for a total of $5675 for the American Cancer Society. And there are two ToteTuesdays to go on February 16 and 23rd.

Check Virginia's site for a mini-preview of the unique, inspiring and beautiful totes donated by generous sponsors/donors yet to be put up for bid:

http://www.virginiaspiegel.com/blog/archives/4265

I was prompted by Robin Koehler's postings to try some new approaches in my quilting. 
http://www.nestlingsbyrobin.blogspot.com/

Old worn out quilt I made in the early 80's.  Couldn't bear to throw it out, it has been much loved and much used.  So...
Using a brayer and some Lumiere paint, I made it new again!  It has an almost maplike quality, don't you think?  Now what?  I have a few ideas and will post results as soon as I have something.

5 comments:

  1. Hi Marti, I have a tutorial on my blog and Linda Matthews' blog using an old quilt and unusual materials. You might get some ideas from it.
    http://katherinesands.wordpress.com, look under the Tutorial section and click on Using Unusual Materials

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  2. Yes, it appears that we are looking through the clouds down at the ground. Nice. The lupine picture is wonderful. Wow. Nice job.
    Linda

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  3. Really lovely! Great job and congratulations at raising so much! As a 2 and possibly 3 x BC survivor and give you my thanks from the bottom of my bones... :)

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  4. Hi Marti,
    Thank you for being inspired by something I wrote. The Lupines are fantastic and congratulations on the sale!!

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