Monday, November 19, 2012

totally fiberliscious

The excitement continues.  See what I received by mail the other day!  My very own autographed copy of
DRUM ROLL ........

I am completely thrilled with Victoria's book filled with delicious eye candy.  The layout seems more innovative than lots of other books on quilting.  For instance, the center section of this book has all sorts of ideas on making your own improv blocks based on the good ole basic traditional quilt blocks.  These ideas can certainly jazz up your repertoire in the use of fabrics and colors.  What fun.  

There are tons of scrumptious examples of quilts created with "made fabric" blocks from 15 Minutes Play groups interspersed through out the book.   Victoria has successfully gathered quilters from over the world to share blocks with one another to fulfill each individual's ideas of their own quilt.  Each challenge could keep me busy for years.

Of course there are Victoria's own superb quilts.  Whimsical, witty, colorful, striking, totally deboxed are some adjectives that come to mind as I flip through page after page of 
If you are looking for inspiration, got nothing to do with that bag of little scraps, bored with the same old stuff, and feel the urge to play for just a few minutes every day, this is your cookbook.  Easy peezy recipes. Laid back ingredients. Results guaranteed to warm the cockles of your heart for a lifetime. 

Oh, and I must confess. Not only am I promoting Victoria's book, but just wanted to let you know that one of my quilts is in this book.  (page 63)  And, I was a block contributor to quilts made by 15 Minutes of Playmates.  Yeah, I am totally shameless.  

Thanks Victoria
I look forward to your next book.  
Oh yes, and your upcoming fabric collection!  

Your next move is to order this book here,
cuz I am not showing any more photos.  
Don't want to get nabbed for copyright violations.  

Happy Thanksgiving Y'all


Chris said...

I quite agree, V's book is terrific - I also received a personalized copy, totally unexpected and so special (I'm on page 80-something)! Wanted to tell you thank you for your inspiration! You made a quilt from your 15 Minute Bee blocks, strip pieced sections, I love that quilt! I just finished a quilt inspired by that, and other blogland "friends" too - I love how quilting connects us across so many boundaries. Happy Thanksgiving!

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

Oh, my gosh! That's your quilt? It's fabulous! Don't you just love this book? Makes me want to throw scraps all over the floor and start putting them together.