Doodle Quilts-Your First Assignment

There is a great deal of excitement here at The Inbox Jaunt.  It was truly amazing to see all of the interest generated by the Doodle Quilts.  I am grateful to all of you who commented, re-blogged, linked, or just came for a look-see.  Truly amazing!  Thank you!    Never again will I underestimate the power of the World Wide Web!

I believe the excitement is largely because each of us is harboring a doodle that is aching to be released onto cloth!?  So let’s get to it!  Over the next several weeks I will walk you through my method and help you create your VERY OWN doodle quilt…

There will be:   Tutorials….Assignments….Challenges…Projects…Linky Parties…. and of course PHOTOs, lots and lots of photos!

For now, I will leave you with:

Assignment #1:  Start saving your DOODLEs.  (oh, and get a notebook—every project deserves a new notebook)–I’ll give you some suggestions on how to use a notebook for doodles next time.

Doodle Quilt-Work in Progress Wednesday

My daughters leave for school this week and decided that they each wanted one of my “Doodle Quilts” to add color to their dorm room. (They are twins and share a room.)  We quickly chose a color scheme and off I went to my sewing room to do that which I enjoy most:  doodling on fabric.  One quilt is nearly finished, but the other will need to be shipped after school has started.  Fortunately, college students LOVE mail–especially packages.  I guess this means that I have another project next Wednesday’s Work in Progress post–stay tuned…

Blanket flower-In the Garden this week

In addition to quite a number of pesky weeds that I am unwilling to do business with this week, there is a lovely stand of Blanket flower.  They provide quite a flourish of flowers in a small space and make great cutting flowers for a small vase…more on that soon.  Enjoy the oranges and reds of this flower under the blue skies of waning summer.