I've never been on a quilting workshop before so I'm a bit nervous. Will the other ladies be nice to me? Will I be the class dunce? Will they laugh at the pink gardening gloves I use for quilting? When we have to go in pairs, will anyone want to pair with me? Do I need to have a quilted waistcoat and bag to fit in? So many things to worry about. I'm doing the course at my favourite bricks and mortar quilt shop, Quiltessential in Cromford Mill near me in Derbyshire. Ann is probably the nicest LQS owner in the country so she'll look after me. Sheena Norquay is teaching. Anyone had a lesson with her before? Does she tell you off if you're rubbish or if you talk too much? I'll let you know how I got on and show you the FMQ-ing I do, however bad it is. I promise.
Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Wish me luck...
Wish me luck. On Thursday I am actually going to be taught to FMQ properly rather than making the sorry little scribbles I've managed so far in a real workshop in a real quilt store. I'm so excited, I've packed already. We have to take sandwiches to eat and sandwiches to quilt - it's quite complicated. So I've bought my sandwiches to eat as my cookery skills don't even extend to sandwiches and I've made my sandwich to quilt and drawn on all the lines the leaflet told me to draw on and bought brightly coloured thread for prettiness. The leaflet also told me to clean my machine which I did and there were whole flocks of sheep lurking in there. Oops.
Posted by Lynne (Lily's Quilts) at 17:44