Sunday, May 29, 2011


This is my finished, first attempt at this Susan Carlson, Serendipity Quilts book technique. Marylee introduced us all to this in one of our meetings and all of us have been working on our pieces. I truly enjoyed the process of sitting and gluing bits to fabric. I didn't play with value here, since value is always a stumbling block for me. I found Susan Carlson's first book online and want to do one of the fish from it next! Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!

Friday, May 20, 2011

The finished leaf.........Serendipity style

In my last posting I talked about the method we used at our last ArtCGirlz meeting.   I have continued the method into the background, covered the whole thing with tulle, machine quilted feathers in the leaf and spirals in the background and added metallic ribbon for the veining in the leaf.   I also plan to add some sparkly beads to the background.   Why?? Well..just because that is what I do.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


Tonight's group, led by Mary Lee was such fun.   We all played in the glue and glued fabric in a design that we drew with sharpie markers.   I believe this is explaine din a book called "Serendipity Quilts by Susan Carlson.     A fun time was had by all!!!!!

 We just began our projects tonight, but here are some pictures.

This is my leaf..........I like all the different colors - this was "pre-glue" and somehow it has changed a little in the glueing process.   That couldn't be because I forgot where things went, could it?
Lori's daughter, Beth, joined us tonight.  ( I hope she comes every month).   Lori is making a big purple swirl and Beth is working on a crescent moon.
Martha, (the overachiever) came with a pieced background to which she is adding a purple flower.   The rest of us have only a dream of what our background might look like!!!!
Karen is working on a butterfly.   (That's my next project)