My sister Lorraine is a quilter and has been involved with the Seams Like Fun Quilt Group for more than ten years. She recently asked me to do a “trunk show” for the group.
The meetings are held at the Quilt Merchant in Winfield. When we arrived there was a rectangle of tables. Rather than rearrange the tables and group, we arranged a round about to let everyone have a chance to look at the pieces I brought as they were passed around. Peggy Benzin introduced me and so the show and tell started.
I wanted to share a variety of pieces to show the versatility of felt. First, I explained what felting was and how it’s achieved.
I brought about 35 items, a sample of most everything I’ve done. Many items have been given as gifts so they weren’t available. The ladies were very gracious and asked a lot of questions. I tried to give them an overview of each piece and the process and the differences in creating them. Most of you have seen all of these so this is Marilyn’s felting journey in review for you.
My sister is next to me and is hiding behind the pieces as she showed and passed them. These were last year’s studio challenges. The quilt group also has challenges.
Class project at The Fold.
I enjoyed sharing my work and think I enlightened quilters to the wonders of felt.
Thank you Seams Like Fun Quilt Group for giving me the opportunity to share my felting journey! A special thanks to Peggy for taking the photos and sending them to me. And, of course, to my sister for inviting me.