Detail from "Rain Dance," an original quilt by Sherrie Spangler

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sew Day color

No, this isn't a new sewing gadget. It's the homemade grout scrubber that Nancy showed us when we met at her house yesterday for Sew Day. She got the idea on Pinterest and had her hubby (in the background with his Seahawks shirt) make it for her.

Game Day/Sew Day meant a hearty, spicy taco soup for lunch, followed by pumpkin cream cheese bars. Delish! I forgot to get photos of breakfast, but it included a yummy breakfast casserole, cinnamon bread and fruit.

But I digress. Here are the projects we worked on. I continued to hand appliqué the pomegranate table rug, which is a Sue Spargo pattern. It looks like a pumpkin, but once I add the seeds it will look more like a pomegranate.

Linda P. worked on another Sue Spargo appliqué -- the same wool birds that I made. In fact, it was Linda who introduced me to the wool birds and Sue's work. In the lower photo, Linda is bordering the wing with a bullion stitch.

Here's another wool appliqué that Linda P. worked on:

Next up is the inside of a fabric bowl that Linda made in a class by Hilde Morin last summer at the Sisters, OR, quilt festival:

Nancy worked on her winter embroidery in red and white. You can't tell from the photo, but she embroidered graceful swirls of white on the background.

Finally, Linda J. free-motion quilted her exuberant sunflower, which is an Ann Shaw pattern. It's almost as tall as she is!

Have a colorful day


Judy Sall Fiber Art said...

Sounds like you all had a great time... such beautiful projects to work on! I love the grout scrubber... very creative idea!

Robbie said...

Always fun to see the show and tell from you group..and of course to hear/see the food! HA