Friday, March 6, 2009

March Madness

JOIN ME Saturday: 1-3pm
Barnes & Noble - Marina Pacifica Shopping Center
6326 East Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90803

March has definitely come roaring in like a lion... bringing lots of busy times and weather that makes you think the lion is up and roaring and then taking nicely timed cat naps. We are going though days of cool weather and downpours to days of unseasonable warm.... The only thing constant is that you don't want to pack away those heavy blankets.

March is also a busy month for me with book signings,
workshops and an exhibit of my work that is now up at the Soft Expressions Gallery.
1230 N. Jefferson Street, Suite M -Anaheim, CA 92807

This coming weekend (3/7) I will be the Special Guest at Barnes & Noble, Long Beach's Artist Trading Card Workshop. This is a great day where a whole area of the store is turned into a DIY Make-it and Take-it ATC event. Besides all the goodies and freebies related to Artist Trading Card making, sharing and of course trading, I will be there to sign books and demonstrate beading from my recent book Dream Landscapes: Artful Quilts With Fast-Piece Applique.

I have been looking forward to this, and will have some quilts from the book and some goodies of my own to give as well.

In the meantime, though. I have had a great time this week beading new work of my own. An earlier posting spoke about a quilt I am working on called Eye's Skyward... well, the photos here show just how much fun I had pulling out a ton of beads to audition for the quilt. And, I can happily report that the piece has progressed from the auditioning stage for lots of beads to casting and rehersals and well into production.

Definitely more later! There will be more postings about upcoming workshops, openings and other booksignings in March.
Very happily stitching... ~Rose

1 comment:

Kimberly Wulfert, PhD said...

HI Rose, I LOVE the colors and textures in your newest quilt. The colors are so yummy together and sophisticated. The quilting stitches I can see and the beads are perfect Rose. Can't wait to see it finished.
Are other B&Ns going to offer such a great day of DIY? I hope so!