Saturday, July 31, 2021

July Cornucopia

 


Another month of the year done, and here's the monthly cornucopia scheduled post for July.

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New Quilts of Northern California exhibit applications are due very soon, August 9th. I don't know if I'm up for actually attending PIQF this year or not. It seems iffy as far as COVID goes over the next few months, but maybe if I remember to enter and actually get into the exhibit, my quilt will just have to go as a stand-in for me. 

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This is a cool idea for learning more about clothes-making. I'm considering joining up to expand my knowledge base which is not much at this point. And they have a pretty good companion podcast too.

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Here's a useful short video on photographing your quilts for exhibition entries.

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Did you miss World Emoji Day? Here's some of the proposed new emojis pending approval from the Unicode Consortium 

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One of the most interesting art installations I've seen in a long time, a hot-air balloon in Tokyo of all things.

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If you're interested in block printing, there's a couple of short videos on the Stitchin' Post youtube

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A helpful round-up of tips for pre-washing and starching pre-cuts such as jelly-rolls.

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I enjoyed this presentation about colour by weaver Margo Selby.

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1 comment:

Jaye said...

Your !!@@!!@@... between each entry was a little startling. I wasn't sure what I was supposed to do with them. :-)