Wednesday, September 24, 2014
On the Road...
One of the great things about teaching quilt workshops is all the amazing places you get to visit and the people you enjoy meeting.
This week I'm in Sisters, Oregon.
It is an old forestry town now converted to a tourist place...very pretty with lovely hanging baskets of purple petunias, and lots of pretty plantings alongside the Western style shops. The Sisters in question are three mountains part of the Cascade chain - which can be seen in the distance from the edge of town..within the town we're deep in pine woods.
I took the photo on the left on the way to breakfast this morning!!
And here's me teaching.....
I only hope the solemn look on the ladies is concentration and not despair!!! They worked really hard and produced some super designs...I set the parameters tightly at first emphasizing major important points in creating strong composition - like unity with variety - and then gradually broaden the variables.
Here are a few of their designs:
I think there's a good chance at least one of them will find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow:
If you have been - thanks for reading!!! and please do make comments...also I'd be very interested in any topics you might suggest for the blog... thank you!! Elizabeth