A Good Day

fiestaframe

After the nasty driving day yesterday, I woke up to a beautiful morning. I took this photo of the sky on Scooter’s early morning walk.

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We didn’t go to church because the Shamrock Run was going on in Portland and it is almost impossible to get through town in the morning. So, I headed to the studio to start painting the canvas frame for my SDA member’s show piece. Here is the quiltlet. I think it looks pretty good with the frame up there. I am planning to echo the stitching with paint marks.

fiestaSDAquilt

 

I had paint left over in cups so  I painted a piece of cotton. I added some green and scarlet to the mix.

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I spent an hour skyping with LM, the SDA website manager, taking care of some registration stuff for the conference. She had set up a new interface for me, making part of my job easier. Love that.

This afternoon, I went to an Oregon SDA meeting at Opulent Fibers, a sweet shop with all sorts of felting materials and supplies. Many of our members are very accomplished felters, making garments that are incredible. A couple of the members have been doing eco-dyeing of felt. I am just going to show you swatches of their work. The red leaves are eucalyptus – isn’t that gorgeous.

tashecofelt

This is sculptural felting, with roses!

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This is a detail of a gorgeous skirt.

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I am looking forward to a more normal week of working in my studio – I have deadlines!!

One Response to “A Good Day”

  1. donaleen says:

    I do so enjoy following your blog. Thank you.

    I see you have bottles of DyeNaFlow in your photo. Do you think the colors hold up after the bottles are opened?