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Author of Thread Magic: The Enchanted World of Ellen Anne Eddy Fiber artist, author and teacher

Would you like to have a class with Ellen?

Ellen would be delighted to have a class with you or your group! You can check out her classes at www.ellenanneeddy.com. She also offers independent studio time in her studio in Indiana. Talk to Ellen about classes at 219-921-0885, or contact her scheduler Melida at 405-735-3703 .to set a date
Tuesday, February 23, 2010

New Article in Machine Quilting Unlimited


I've got an exciting new article in the March 2010 edition of Machine Quilting Unlimited.


Topsy Turvy: Bobbin Work Applique is a 6 page how-to article with step by step instructions and charts on bobbin mechanisms and thread choices. It starts  on page 46,and is part of their design element series.
Check it out!

You can order this magazine  at Machine Quilting Unlimited on the Web

Friday, February 12, 2010

Animal Quilt Round Up

May I ask your help?
I'm getting ready to do  a lecture at the North Carolina Quilt Festival, and I'd like to add some new work to it.

The lecture is The Beautiful Beast.
I have lectures for lots of reasons. Several are about technique. One is about living as an artist. This one lecture is about how animal symbols translate into our lives through our work. I haven't given it in a while, and I would like to freshen it up.

I'm looking for quilts that have animals in them and have interesting stories about them. Funny, sad, weird, lovely, whatever.  I'm not concerned about technique or style here. I would rather a broad range of both. Nor am I looking for quilts like my own.
I do need this to be original work. It can be inspired by someone else, but it can't be something from a kit.

I can't pay you money,  but if I choose your quilt for the lecture,  I'll surely give you glory.


The story is, in it's own way, as important as the quilt. This is a lecture about stories, and I'm looking for good ones. Please send your stories with the pictures.

If you have a quilt you think might fit in and you'd like me to show, send me a 72 dpi image at 450 width one detail, one full shot. Please make these photos with nothing but the quilt itself. I'd also like a 500 word (give or take) statement with the quilt's story and its technical information. My choices will, I'm sorry to say, be completely arbitrary and my own.


If I use your photo, I'll send you a CD power-point copy of my lecture as a thank you.

Send photos  and art statement to Ellen Anne Eddy. Thanks so very much!
Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Class and Lecture in Northridge CA







Come join Ellen as she visits the San Fernando Valley Quilt Association meeting on  February 8, 2010 at the LIFEhouse Church -18355 Roscoe Blvd, Northridge, CA  Social time 6:30 pm, Meeting 7 pm. Ellen will be giving her lecture, The Color Cookbook, a gentle guide to color theory for quilters and fiber artists. She'll also have a large collection of threads, fabrics, books, and quilts for purchase.

Ellen's workshop  on Sheer Landscapes will be held on February 7 at the Patchwork Penquin Quilt Shop - 6245 Foothill Blvd, Tujunga, CA

from 9 am - 3:30 pm. 

 Contact Pat Rosemary for registration info. (prosemary@aol.com)
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Ellen

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