Thursday, October 19, 2006

A Beginning

Here begins a new adventure for me and for anyone who wants to join in.

I love fabrics, laces, and threads. Coming from a long line of needleworkers, I suppose that it must be genetic by now. Sharing my love of the needle arts on this blog will be an extension of what I have been doing for years, both as a student and a teacher of various needle arts. I hope to share with you my new projects and learning experiences along with the never-ending task of trying to complete some of the UFO's (unfinished objects) that seem to be constantly increasing (sigh).

My newest project is crazy quilting. This wonderful artform allows me to combine all of my loves in one project!
Building my stash of fabric (so you guessed that I already have a head-start on this one), lace, buttons, fancy threads (that's right another head-start) and all kinds of useful goodies is all part of the joy.

This is my first CQ patch, waiting for embroidery and embellishment. I think I am listening for the block to tell me how it would like to be dressed. I decided that I wanted to use some of my machine embroidery stitch-outs (it keeps them from just hanging around with nothing to do). The design is from the Anita Goodesign Fall Splendor embroidery CD. This block will soon be joined by three others. It is hoped that they will all play nicely together and will become a table runner, at least by next fall. (I'm being very realistic here! I have decided that the days of tall tales in needlework projects are over for me.)


Maureen said...

Welcome to blogging and CQing Teresa!
I've been hooked on CQ for about 20 years,and blogging for about two.
Both are very addictive!

m i s s c a r o l e said...

Such a great beginning, Miss Teresa! A standing ovation for your lovely piecing and color arranging, and many thanks for being willing to document your efforts & progress, block by block. Every one of us will be inspired by your efforts! Looking forward to MORE!! +++ carole samples, who is in awe of YOU....

Candi Harris said...

For being a newbie, you are truly a natural at this lady:)

Susan said...

I've looked at all your posts. I love your work. Would you like to join our Around the Block CQ webring?

If so, just reply to this message.