Last week I got to go to R2CA. Not just attend but also take a class, sew in my room, attend the show preview, go to the party and shop, shop, shop at the vendors. I had a great time visiting with my friend Linda and her friend, Jonnette.
|Linda and Jonnette|
Linda and I took a Snippet Sensation class with Cindy Walter. Poor girl......she endures living in Hawaii. She is very talented and she has branched out from her snippets technique to painting on fabric to make backgrounds. I was just there for the snippet technique.
|Take one picture. Add fabrics for a color palette.|
|Fuse and snip and you get this|
|Trade out the vase for something bigger, then iron down|
I also worked on a scrap quilt using some jelly roll strips from Moda. I only had 26 2 1/2" strips but I was trying out the technique for a 1600" quilt top. The pattern calls for 40 strips. It definitely needs more so I am going to have to think through what to do with it. Probably some type of border.
|Start with a pile of 2 1/2" strips|
|And you sew and you sew and you sew|
|Not quite big enough but I'll figure something out|
This was my third year to attend R2CA. It is definitely becoming a tradition that I look forward to in January. And.........Ta Da! Our table group won a game at the Thursday evening party. All 10 of us received 6 items from Clover.......including snips, piping, needles, rotary cutter case. Of course, I forgot to take my camera for a picture. It was well worth the price of admission.