Yep. Here I sit with time when no one is expecting me to do anything else and I’m not quilting. Why? Well, I’ve been reading Quilters Newsletter (August/September issue) and thinking. The Hortense Beck article made me think about appliqué and how I really need to do some so I learn some new skills. But the article that made me really think is the article on Modern Quilting.
Am I a Modern Quilter? I’m pretty sure I’m not. First, I may be too old. 59 just sounds old to me – but not nearly as old as my next birthday sounds! So, age may disqualify me.
But what I think really disqualifies me is my love of making traditional block types of patterns. Don’t get me wrong! I love looking at the clean lines of a modern quilt, but I can’t imagine myself making one. Or, at least, that is how my thinking was going. Then I remembered this: