9 novembre 2008

Houston Quilt Festival 2008

We had an exciting time in Houston. We had our hotel located near Memorial Park and were surrounded by trees.
I had the chance to meet some mixed media/quilt artists :
Jane Davila
Judy Coates Perez
Lesley Riley
Pokey Bolton

Christine Adams
Allison Ray
Liz Kettle
Janelle Girod and Liz
Tammie Bowser
Cindy Walter
Natalya Aikens
Wasn’t I a lucky girl ?

And I had even more chance to follow some workshops with some of them at the ‘Make it University’ from ‘QuiltingArts’ and ‘Cloth Paper Scissors’.
This is a selection of what I made :

Today I made some pages in my sketch journal to remember those days :
Funky, Festive Fabric Book

Mixed-Media Mosaic

Felted & Stitched Ornaments

Fun and Funky Collage

Stampmaking for Quilt Artists

Surface Design Sampler

Altered Journal

I also made a special page for Sue and Terri with a short review with all the good things we did together.
I received some very special presents from Terri :
and Sue :

On the other hand I painted some tyvek today :
to add on this painted background (I topstitched some white cotton denim leftover) from Terri's workshop.
I will stitch the tyvek on the denim and will heat it up with the heat gun. Since I do not have an idea of a ‘realistic’ image of what to put on my background, I will let the hazard play a poker game. Curious about the result…

“Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts.”
Rita Mae Brown

Write you soon

4 commentaires:

ابو حزم a dit…
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StegArt a dit…

Wow Nathalie, you have a lot of great memories to put in your scrap book. Looking through all your photos was wonderful.

Anonyme a dit…

bonjour de la Suisse, je suis la quilteuse qui ne parlait que français qui a suivi un cours de Make it University. Je vous remercie encore infiniment pour les compléments de traduction et pour votre jolie carte ATC et je joins l'adresse de mon blog que j'ai oublié de noter sur mes ATC.

Natalya a dit…

it was very nice to meet you! and it looks like you had a wonderfully inspiring trip!