Monday, March 07, 2011

Elly Sienkiewicz workshop

I had a lovely rainy day yesterday sewing with Ellie Sienkiewicz.

I learned how to do reverse applique, and that it's just not for me (in progress for stems):

And also learned a technique for making a ruched rose that I can see adapting to other shapes as well:

Her talk tonight was on the Baltimore Album quilts as a study in social change. Very interesting!!

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