Friday, August 1, 2008

5 Days of Solitude (Almost)

The vacation is coming along nicely, thank you very much. Apart from the telemarketers and the ants that are trying to eat our relatively new air conditioner, it has been ideal. I even gave up worrying about the germs that were threatening to put the whole household out of commission.

I spent the last few days working on a city scape. It's like a landscape but for city girls. I've been wanting to do something like this for a while now - but who has the time? So it was like my own self-directed art quilt camp. And I have been learning a lot.

All of the piecing, fusing and zig-zag stitching is done. And I'm pretty happy with the outcome so far. Naturally there are flaws, but they have taught me valuable lessons, so I choose to look at them as learning opportunities. I'm moving on to the quilting next. Hopefully the ants won't carry us away in the night.

5 comments:

Tine said...

That is so cute! And the remark about it being like a landscape but for city-girls made me lol!

Kyra said...

This Cityscape is FABRIC? When I first saw the pic, thought it was a painting! What size are you making the piece?

Best, Kyra
www.BlackThreads.blogspot.com

schnoobie said...

Looking good!! and YEAY for your accomplishment!!!! I know how hugely important that is!!!! BTW there are NO wig shops in my town!!!! Go figure.

City Girl Quilter said...

Thanks everyone. It's a wall hanging, so it's not that big. I think it's 20 by something. And it is all fabric from my stash.

Christopher-Aaron Deanes said...

That peice is really nice. How long have you been quilting? Nevertheless I'm really impressed.