I am so excited that I have finally made progress toward finishing up my last WiP that I brought home from SewDown Portland: my Modern Improv Round Robin which was a class led by Sherri Lynn Wood. Here is what I cam home with:
I started out by completing the second column of improv blocks.
Once they were done I had...
*WiP = Work in Progress
I mentioned that I came home from SewDown Portland with 5 projects. 4 projects came from the classes, and the 5th was started during the open sew on Friday night after registration and dinner. I didn't have a project to work on with me, so I stopped by the pop up quilt store (Drygoods Design)...
I've completed another project I started at SewDown Portland! Today I finished up the Sidekick Sampler by Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts. Julie designed the sidekick ruler to cut 3 different shapes in 4 different sizes, and in her class at SewDown Portland she reviewed how to cut all the shapes with the ruler.
At the class I was able...
I just completed the first project from Sew Down Portland - Lee Heinrich‘s “Shooting Star”. She brought in a demo in the same colorway, and I adored the quilting on it. So, I quilted mine pretty much the same way. I am really pleased with how it turned out, and I've hung it in my sewing room for inspiration!
Shooting Star: A Modern Traditionalist Mini
I really was not sure what to expect from Lee Heinrich's "Shooting Star" class. She was definitely prepared and ready to talk about her passion for creating beautiful traditional blocks/quilts with decidedly modern twists. We learned two different ways to make flying geese. And she taught paper piecing (yes, I believe I was the only...
Improv Round Robin
There were 4 fabulous instructors at SewDownPortland. We had a 3 hour class with each instructor over 2 days. On Saturday, I had my first class with Sherri Lynn Wood who blogs at daintytime.net. Her class was a twist on Improvisational Quilting in which we sewed a round robin. Which meant we first created a block as...
I had a great weekend at #SewDownPortland. The rare snowstorm that affected the area did not seem to dampen anyone's spirits. I made it home (a day later than originally planned...) with 5 new projects. I can't wait to share them with you!
The tire tracks in snowy downtown Portland streets reminded me of tumbling blocks!
I was so thankful to...