Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Yipee! Back to Crazy Quilting!!

Gerry's naked CQ Block

Now that the Retreat is over I find myself with lots of spare time on my hands. I think it's time to get back into the groove of doing something I love - Crazy Quilting.

Last month I started in my very first CQ RR with the CQI group (Crazy Quilt International) I was so excited to get started with this group as there is so much talent and tons to learn! My block is now out of my hands and will be worked on by 4 other crazy ladies.

The first block I received to work on was from Gerry - her CQ block foundation was made up of some beautiful olive green fabrics - silks, satins, etc. Since I was the first person to actually work on it you can bet I was nervous. Gerry asked that the picture of the little girls be framed out in flowers - sure hope what I did was what she was looking for. I really enjoyed mixing silk ribbon, beads, and various threads for the outcome.


  1. That framework is lovely! Makes the girls sparkle. Did you do the other stitching too? Ruby

  2. Very pretty flower frame. I love the color of the naked block.

  3. It is beautifully framed!! I hope this means you are feeling better too. I can`t wait to get my partner in the one block swap. I love that swap!!

  4. Looks great! Makes the little girls face just glow. Very lovely work!


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