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Thursday, January 26, 2006

I seem to have been "memed"

I'm not entirely sure how this works, but I think I'm supposed to answer the questions. Here are the questions and the answers:

Four Jobs You've Had:
Secretary (I was terrible)
Sports Journalist
Lawyer - solo practice
Lawyer - Public Defender Department

Four Movies You Could Watch Over and Over:
The Big Chill
The Maltese Falcon
African Queen

Four Places You've Lived:
Williamsville, NY
Columbia, SC
Buffalo, NY
Las Cruces, NM

Four TV Shows you love to Watch:
Northern Exposure
Law & Order CI
Law & Order

Four Places You've Been on Vacation:
Duluth, Minnesota
Littelton, Colorado
Freeport, Maine
Edisto Island, South Carolina

Four Websites You Visit Every Day:
New York Times
NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day
New Mexico Courts

Four Of Your Favorite Foods:
Macaroni & Cheese

Four Places You'd Rather Be:
Quebec City
West Virginia

Four Albums You Can't Live Without:
Phil Ochs - Greatest Hits
Tom Rush - No Regrets
The Chieftans (any album)
Saffire, The Uppity Blues Women (any album)

Four People You'll Pass This On To:

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

In Progress

I'm making a set of four Hawaiian quilts - two in each color combination. I've never done a Hawaiian quilt before, and I haven't yet figure out how I want to quilt these. But... I'm having fun and that's what art is all about.

Hawaiian Quilts

I've been wanting to try my hand at a Hawaiian quilt. I picked out two one-yard pieces of fabric which appealed to me. Then I sat down with the scissors and paper and cut out paper snowflakes until I had four designs that I liked. I'll post photos of the finished quilts whenever I get them finished.

Saturday, January 07, 2006

Close Up Of The Quilting

I did the quilting with gold holographic thread.

Which Way Is Up?

Here's Cabin Fever from another angle.

Cabin Fever

I had an urge to work on a traditional design, so I played around with log cabin squares and had fun putting the sqares together in different ways. I haven't decided on which side is the top, so I haven't sewn on the sleeve. That's why I had to take the photo with the quilt on the floor.