My horoscope in this morning's Chicago Tribune says, "The pieces come together. Keep a tight hold on your common sense." Gee, does the syndicated horoscope writer know I'm a quiltmaker?
The Carpenter's Wheel flimsy is still pinned to the design wall. I didn't sew last week. To give you an idea of what a non-sewing week it was, this assortment of purple fabric arrived on Tuesday. I did not take the box to my studio to open until Friday.
|Admiring the hogs at the Lake Co. Fair|
Though quilting is my significant passion/obsession, reading is the activity that has defined me since I was a small child. If, heaven forbid, I had to make a draconian choice and cease one or the other, I would stick with reading. Fortunately, I don't have to -- but this week it was indeed nice to spend two solid evenings with books. (Wednesday: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult, which will be published in October. Thursday: Insane City, by Dave Barry. Here's my review of Leaving Time. No review for Insane City -- it was just very, very funny.)
P.S. from the fair:
This is NOT my quilt. It was made by my friend Joan, who used her extensive 30's repros to make this award-winning version of Bonnie Hunter's Easy Street. It's a beauty!
See what more productive folks have been working on at Judy's Patchwork Times .