Friday, June 03, 2011
A Self Portrait Story Quilt that is a Mermaid's Tea Party-Who wouldn't love this for their home? Awesome!
Hi Mary Lou. I started the blocks and the design in your "Self-Portrait" class at this year's Road to California. My "Mermaid Tea Party" is based on my memories of underwater pretend tea parties with friends. These parties only lasted as long as you could hold your breath but it was fun being a mermaid even briefly.
Most of my quilts are based on photos I take of people/landscapes. So being able to cut loose like this once in a while is so enjoyable. Thank you for giving me a lot of pleasure over the years with your books. It's impossible not to feel good after looking at your quilts.
You know, this gives me great happiness to see these wonderful quilts take shape and tell about people. Patsy, your colors, your shapes, your theme and everything else about this quilt is whimsical, lovely and fun! great job and you brought a nice smile to my face tonight! I am so happy to share this with others who might consider doing a story quilt about them.