My sister, Cindy, and I went to an event called SE Art Walk. It takes place in SE Portland. About 50 artists participate in the event. Many of them open up their homes and studios and have there art displayed, much of it is for sale. We got a map of the designated stops and walked around a beautiful part of Portland that has gotten to be known as an artsy area. Many of the homes were built in the early 1900’s. We had a blast! Some of the art isn’t my style, but it was fun to talk to the many artists. Of course I had to do my part and support the arts. I bought this cute face from a lady that made these as garden art. She did some incredible work. You can find her work here. He was just too cute to pass up. Right now he has a home in my studio. I plan to go next year.
My husband, Jim, installed some cabinets that we purchased at IKEA. These are for my fabric stash. For any non quilters out there, a stash is something we call our piles of fabric that we’ve purchased for future projects. Now, this makes me laugh when I think I can call this a stash It’s pretty pathetic compared to most. I’ve been quilting for almost 4 years now and I usually only buy fabric for a particular quilt and then I make that project before I move on. Most of the fabric in that cabinet was given to me when a friend cleaned out her stash. I do have a few projects that I haven’t been able to get to, and now that I have all this space, I think I’ll have to do some shopping.