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Guild meeting tonight

Gotta say I was weird-ed out tonight.  The speaker was Maggie Ball, the first part of her program was her quilts and was well presented.  The second part was a Power Point on teaching kids quilting.  The finale was her speaking about working with Mongolian women and offering them a business opportunity with teaching them to quilt.  Then she actually passed a basket around the room to collect "At least $100.00" to support her work. 

I really was put off by this action.  Sure it may be…


Added by Bridget on June 14, 2011 at 1:44am — 17 Comments

Great Apes

I'm dawdling getting my next quilt started.  I have the sketch ready to be blown up at the copy shop.  Cash is so tight right now that it just feels indulgent to start on this piece.  I'm going to be making 2 copies of the same quilt, the first will be going to auctioned for Alzheimers at a convention in a few weeks. 

The design is of an orangutan, a character from the Terry Pratchatt "Discworld" fantasy series.  The orangutan had previously been a human librarian wizard.  He was…


Added by Bridget on June 9, 2011 at 11:07pm — 1 Comment

Costuming for a Web Serial

I'm a costumer typically for stage and renaissance fairs.  Here are some web serials that I got to do the costumer.

This is the 3rd episode out of 6 and it really is rolling very tight right now.  This is based on an audience participation play that we have been producing in Hollywood for the last 10 years called Dungeon Master (www.the-dungeonmaster.com).   The stage show is like playing a D&D style game and the actors are all…


Added by Bridget on June 1, 2011 at 1:55am — No Comments

ISO pushing

I've been quilting since 1974 and have taken many fantastic classes and techniques through shops and guilds and have taught a few as well.   I belong to 2 guilds but have rarely been so ahead on projects to get them in for show & tell before they are due to be gifted.  Also I just get weird about receiving compliments, yes I know how to say "Thank You", but being on stage and the center of attention pushes my comfort levels sorely.  

I took Watercolor Quilts from Magaret &…


Added by Bridget on May 31, 2011 at 10:15pm — 1 Comment

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