Quilting by Celia

Quilting by Celia

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Happy New Year !

And best wishes for the world with less conflict and better health...

Since my last posting I have been keeping up with Bonnie Hunter's yearly mystery "Grand Illusion".
The reveal came and I joined four of the blocks to see what the effect would be.
I can't say that I am thrilled with it as it seems too busy for the stars to stand out.
I am going to leave it for a little while but eventually I will be put it together in some other way.

Just before Christmas I made this little table topper ...

Gardening is still going on albeit not as much as it is quite warm to be outside.
My hydrangeas have once again put on a show and my daughter was among them..

I haven't made any significant new year's resolutions but I do have my 'to do' list which is nothing new for me. I have some specific tasks I want to achieve in quilting and also develop more my music knowledge. I want this year to focus on a classical composer but continue to enjoy my other genre of music "Smooth Jazz".

This leads me to a very sad news which occurred on the 1st January, the death of Jeff Golub, a longtime jazz, blues and rock guitarist which I admire.
Here is a taste of one of his recordings;