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I had one of those days with no immediate deadlines, but lots of things that need to get done before we leave town next week. So, I was doing many things at once. This is today’s felted 3 x 3 with a bit of embellishment.

I also worked on some quilts to submit for my guild’s show that is coming up and the quilts need to be turned in while I am gone. I want to submit one of my aspen quilts. I took it to my crit group last fall. The guest critiquer teaches art at Univ of Oregon. She suggested that I pump up the red in one of the branches of leaves to have more of a focal point. So, today, I took a big breath and went at the leaves with scarlet Dynaflow.

Here is a detail of the leaves:

It is a subtle difference, but I think it helps.

I have been doing SDA work and lots of stuff for our Artists Among Us exhibit coming up in May. It was a glorious sunny day. Scooter and I go in 3 miles of walking while Mr C was working in Corvallis. Tonight, we went our for a delicious dinner. It was a good day. And still, no baby!

2 Responses to “Multi-tasking”

  1. Judy says:

    Oh Gerrie, I love that felted piece!
    The leaves good great on your Aspen piece.

    I was hoping that Baby Girl would be here when I checked your blog. Oh well, we all know she’ll be here sooner or later, but is having a grand time taking her sweet time!


  2. Jeannie says:

    I like the simplicity of today’s 3×3. Your aspens are beautiful. Have a wonderful weekend and I hope a sunny one as well. Heck, sun and a baby in one weekend would be pretty sweet!