A little bit of this and, a little bit of that, makes a little bit of me.

Smitten with Spring


Stop and Smell the Flowers.

Fabric Flower Garden by Jane Howell, The Fabric Stalkers
If we don’t when life doesn’t, we will miss those little things that make us smile

Hawaii by Lori Wilson, The Fabric Stalkers
or laugh…
Birds, by Dale Losey, The Fabric Stalkers May 2011 Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Birds, by Dale Losey, The Fabric Stalkers
the important things that I will look back one day
Houses, Val Bailie, The Fabric Stalker May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Houses by Val Bailie, The Fabric Stalkers
and tell stories about.
Hawaii by Lori Wilson, The Fabric Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Things that keep me and you going.
We Are the World Nancy Semich The Fabric Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
We Are the World by Nancy Semich, The Fabric Stalkers
Just like many of you, I am a mom of teens and one pre-tween, in between moments of family life
Birds, by Dale Losey, The Fabric Stalkers May 2011 Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Birds, by Dale Losey, The Fabric Stalkers
Sometimes hamster on the wheel family life gets so full
Gallery of Girlfriends by Anna Bates May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
there is no time or energy for much anything else…
Gallery of Girlfriends by Anna Bates May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Girlfriends by Anna Bates, The Fabric Stalkers
but I do love to craft.
Hawaii by Lori Wilson, The Fabric Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Hawaii by Lori Wilson, The Fabric Stalkers
I love it when artists use crafts to make art.
We Are the World by Nancy Semich the Fabric Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
We Are the World by Nancy Semich, The Fabric Stalkers
For too long (forever) knitting, quilting, etc., have been considered lesser than fine arts like painting and sculpture.
Houses, Val Bailie, The Fabric Stalker May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
I can imagine these masterpieces be selling to museums.
I Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksI Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
I hope one buys it and puts it on display for us to drool,
I Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
I Love Books! by Irene Dudley, The Fabric Stalkers
to admire,
I Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
to appreciate,
I Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksI Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
and study.
Muddy Waters by Robin Kemmer The Fabrics Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Muddy Waters by Robin Kemmer, The Fabric Stalkers
Muddy Waters by Robin Kemmer The Fabrics Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksMuddy Waters by Robin Kemmer The Fabrics Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
The blog world is full of interesting,
I Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
amazing artwork,
Birds, by Dale Losey, The Fabric Stalkers May 2011 Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
beautiful knits and quilts,
Hawaii by Lori Wilson, The Fabric Stalkers, May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
unique and original ideas!
I Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksI Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
The brilliant artists and teachers-at-heart encourage me to experiment,
I Love Books! Irene Dudley May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
to think for myself, dream, try things out, go to the next level, fill the needs of my inner child
Gallery of Girlfriends by Anna Bates May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksGallery of Girlfriends by Anna Bates May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
who is tired of the same old cookbook approaches, and not be afraid to push things beyond the known.
Hawaii by Lori Wilson, The Fabric Stalkers
Dare to look? There is a huge wealth of information out there
The Fabric Stalkers by Twilene Hutchison May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksThe Fabric Stalkers by Twilene Hutchison May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
and abundance of step-by-step directions, hints, suggestions for further ideas,
Birds, Dale Losey, The Fabric Stalkers, May 2011 Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
generous tips and luscious examples
May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksHawaii by Lori Wilson, The Fabric Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
that are more than enough to keep a craft junkie busy for a long,long time.
We Are the World by Nancy Semich The Fabric Stalkers May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Has the spectacular show with The Fabric Stalkers made you smile, inspire you, or helped you find your own way to your own art?
Houses, Val Bailie, The Fabric Stalker May Gallery Exhibit @QuiltworksMay Gallery Exhibit The Fabric Stalkers @Quiltworks
The Fabric Stalkers by Twilene Hutchison May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
The Fabric Stalkers by Twilene Hutchison
This is one of the two Gallery Exhibits at Quiltworks running through the end of May.
May Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
A HUGE thank-you to Dave and Marilyn of QUILTWORKS for another remarkable exhibit!
http://www.flickr.com/slideShow/index.gne?set_id=72157626753166896
Created with flickr slideshow from softsea
More to come on the other exhibit…stay tuned.
Growing in My Garden, May 2011 Gallery Exhibit @Quiltworks
Featuring quilter ex·tra·or·di·naire Kathy Shaker
Now, back to the drawing board I go…I intend for stitching to be nurtured and honored along with everything else.
City Play First Layout
Hopefully, after a restful night, tomorrow will be filled with rainbows, sunshine, and beautiful flowers…and life returning to a more balanced flow.
Sisters Library Children Section
Happy crafting and keep those creative juices running!


(still doesn’t do texting, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, DiggIt…)

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Comments on: "Smitten with Spring" (1)

  1. […] to Sisters on tropical Sunday, I had a chance to see close hand this month’s gallery exhibit (Fabric Shakers here) at the fabulous LQS, Quiltworks. Would you take a look at what dear Marilyn and Dave have for […]

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