Sunday, August 26, 2012

"Stellar" class

I was asked to teach a class for my "Stellar" quilt. That meant writing a pattern. A pattern that made sense! So I set forth doing so.

I am fortunate to have a "master quilter" as my Mother, and a dear friend (& second mother, also a "master quilter") who graciously proofed my pattern and offered excellent suggestions.

Then 2 days of class. With 4 awesome students. I am always amazed at how much I learn through teaching. I had 4 students with 4 different sets of skills, and all 4 created amazingly wonderful quilts.

With my pattern (giggle)!

Casey created a gorgeous purple and blue on white:

Betty used bright greens and solid yellow with a gray/white pin dot background:
(She got it put together, but my picture file was corrupted)

Donna loved my patriotic version and set out to create a similar one (her first quilt!):
(She had hers 80%completed)

Colleen's is a gorgeous riot of color on muslin:
(Colleen probably has hers completed now!)

Aren't they all AWESOME? I am so proud of these quilts and so excited by their enthusiasm!

I am so grateful for these ladies, and their perseverance and patience. I teach this again in October and I am looking forward to seeing the quilts those students create!

And they have asked me to develop a pattern, and teach Monolith!


Colleen said...

Yeah you! The most caring, understanding, even tempered, sweetest, nicest, kindest,helpful, ...deep breath, loving teacher there is! (Im sure I left out some words)

Cherie said...

Wow how big is the quilt? They are some gorgeous versions of it, loving the colour schemes each person went with =D

Carrie P. said...

Yes, those are totally awesome!

Laura said...

Wow, were they able to do all of this in the class, or did they do some ahead of time? All of thse look great!