Or petting my dogs, or holding my baby, or listening to my father-in-law play bluegrass, or eating crab cakes, or ignoring dusty light fixtures, or any other thing you might have done while here. (Here is what google images spits at you if you ask.) I love needle-turn applique. And like most things that we enjoy that are time consuming, there isn't always the chance to have much time to give to it.So Mod Corsage was built out of my desire to create a pictorial block (or quilt) of a bouquet of sorts, but to take what might seem like short cuts to getting an image happening.The Modern Quilt Guild does such a great job at putting together these events, so much so, that they make it seem easy, which I know it is not.Kicking off the weekend here in Nashville by welcoming everyone to the house and studio was a teensy overwhelming, but so worth our efforts.I am so happy to say also, that the class was such a success, that I will be teaching Mod Corsage again at Quilt Con next year. I should mention too, that at Sew Down we only had 3 hours for class, and at Quilt Con we will have 6 hours. I think that everyone that joined me for this would agree that 6 hours will be very helpful to getting a little further along in the process.
And for the most part, this approach has you spending a bit more time on the front end, trying to allow for some spontaneity, but also a sequence of assembly.Staring with a simple structure that can continue to be reacted to and embellished with further applique was also very enjoyable for me.Like most classes that I teach, even I don't quite grasp everything that is going to be taught until I open my mouth and begin sharing my path to creating the inspiration piece. I presented two basic ways of paying homage to the broderie perse tradition.This entertainment complex contains a lot of bars and nightclubs where you can find a girl to make your adventure more pleasant.It is conveniently close to Ninoy Aquino International Airport.