Now what in the hell have I been doing for the pass couple of years. Family issues some good and some bad. A lot of knitting so don't be surprise if you see knitting post once in a while. I have retired this pass summer so now I have time to quilt and knit and take of family member. Also me time time I need some. I am trying to figure out how I can teach my friends, you are my friends how I make my portrait quilt. I am trying out a few friends at my home with this to see how I can work this out with out having to travel with a lot of big stuff. If were to teach this outside my home. The main problem is I don't want to bring a big printer and some other heavy stuff with me if I travel so we will see How this will work out.
Ok time for some quilt
I made this a couple of weeks ago. I had some adinkra symbols that I thought was time to use in a quilt. The top symbol is call GYE NYAME (Jen-n-yah-me) God is all power over all (except God or it is only God). The big one in the middle is call SANKOFA (sang-ok-fah) wisdom of learning from the past to build for the future. These are my two favorite out of the adinkra symbols.
One day when I was at a restaurant I went to the ladies room and I saw this picture on the wall and I was Thinking that it would a nice quilt so I took two pictures with my camera and the next day I made a quilt out of the picture but I make changes to the dresses In the pictures, so this is what you see from the ideas that I saw from two small pictures hang from the ladies restroom. Now I know you are saying only two quilts, well I have been making a lot of baby quilts which I hate to make and I didn't take pictire of them. I don't know why I didn't. I working on a hexagon quilt that is taking me forever to finish so look forward to seeing that some day. I will never make hexagon quilt again. I even did a hexagon swap just to get different fabric put on his quilt, never never again will I do that again. It's pretty but a hell of a lot work.
I am hope that my mini projector comes in time so I can try to use that so that my friends don't have to stand over me while I try to show them what i do on the computer to get the portrait quilt started. Wish me look.
Stitches for now.
Oh one more thing, for most of the last past years I have been knitting socks and lace shawl. I just love making socks. And my husband love when I make them to big, because he get to get them.