Lois took my two-day "In Full Bloom" class at Dragonfly Fabrics here in Ottawa and designed this rose quilt from one of my photographs. Beautiful. It still needs to be cut away from the muslin and placed on a flattering background.
Jenny took my "Collage Tree" class at the Lively Heritage Arts Guild, just outside Sudbury, Ontario last Fall. She created her own tree rather than working from one of my patterns. This normally only happens in my two-day "Collage Tree" class where students design their own tree. I like that it is different from mine :-)
Sherry-Lynn was in the same class as Jenny and used my "Branching Out" pattern. Instead of adding appliqued leaves as I did, she quilted the suggestion of leaves into her background.
Ghyslaine took my "Collage Tree" class at Dragonfly Fabrics here in Ottawa and just completed her tree. She dyed her own fabric for the background and leaves.
Sharon took my "In full Bloom" class in St. John's, Newfoundland last winter, and recently sent a picture of her completed poppy quilt. I hope you can see her beautiful free-motion stitching by clicking on the photo to bring up a larger version.
Claudette took my "In Full Bloom" class in Toronto two years ago at the York-Heritage Quilt Guild. A very fresh approach to the poppy using pinks.
Anne-Marie completed this wonky-pieced quilt in my "Liberated Strip Piecing" class at the Ottawa Valley Quilters Guild. Stunning colour and also some lovely free-motion quilting.
Albertina always adds her own creative twist to things, as she did in this quilt called "Echo". It was started in my "Liberated Radial Piecing" class at the Ottawa Valley Quilters Guild.
I taught Part 4 of my "Uncommon & Unforgettable Threads" class at Dragonfly Fabrics in Ottawa on last a week ago. Judith is nearing completion of her thread sketch. We discussed some ways she could add more depth to the climbing vine with the addition of both darker and lighter threads.
Ruth completed two thread paintings since the last class. Love that little bottlefly, which is thread-painted on organza and water-soluble stabilizer in a hoop.
Ruth's orange is a stand-alone thread applique, painted on fabric and two layers of regular stabilizer in a hoop. Good enough to eat!