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A Crafty Day

We started the day off with a yummy stack of Cracker Barrel pancakes, mine had pecans. I love their pancakes. Then off to run some errands and then back home for some craft projects. I'm almost done with my newest quilt top. I only have a one more row and it will be done. I don't have a back fabric for it yet. I will have to hunt one down. I got all this fabric several years ago while up in KY at the quilt show.

I'm filling in for a friend this Saturday doing a few demos at JoAnn. One is for the scrap bookers best friend the Cricut. I love my Cricut, but it only gets played with when I go off for Stefanie's weekend long crop. My sister and I wear it out that weekend. I've not tried the Cricut for cutting fabric yet, but with using the go cutter, I don't think I'll bother with it now.

The other demo is for a product to spray paint onto a t-shirts or fabric. I did 2 quick t-shirts to see what the little spray cans would do. They were easy to handle and I liked playing with them, much neater than tie dying, and a lot faster. Still got the same funky look. It won't need curing and is ready to wear in 24 hrs and ready to wash in 72. I think I might need to try this on fabric.

My friend Stefanie who is really getting into quilting finished her first table runner yesterday, it's so pretty. Her quilting has effected her art in a very cute way as you can see by her new note cards. I just love these little fabric inspired flower petals.


CB pancakes are just one of my weaknesses. I like mine with chocolate chips. oooh la la!

The quilt top turned out really great and I like that the colors aren't the more traditional red/black that is typical with asian inspired fabrics, etc.

The table runner made it through the wash cycle without falling apart. I can't wait to see it in it's fluffy scrunched up goodness when it comes out of the dryer.
maggi said…
I really like that quilt top . It looks like the spray product works very well.
BJ said…
The Asian quilt top is looking great! I love the pattern you are doing with it. The paint spray looks like great fun!
Sounds like you are keeping really busy. Sure miss you on LOAQ - hope things slow down so we'll see/hear more from you soon.
barb said…
Hi Royce, I'm just wandering through looking at what you are doing. I'm interested in the spray paint. What sort did you use? Is is made for fabric or just general use? I'm thinking it would be a
good for background fabric for thread painting. Less mess, more fun! Barb.

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