.....and I'll say it again. I LOVE blogging! I love the people I've met, the inspiration I've found for my quilting, I love everything about it.
It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of Dawn Ramirez's Pajama Quilter DVD. Although I've always done some freehand quilting her DVD not only gave me plenty of new designs to try but her approach to teaching and her encouragement to be less judgemental really spoke to me. I'm sure you've noticed that I've been much more adventursome this year with my freehand quilting extending way beyond even the designs she teaches on the DVD. She gave me the confidence to experiement and expand my quilting.
Now, If I remember this correctly, a friend of Dawn had seen some of my early posts after I got the DVD and Dawn wrote me....from there she found HeartStrings and became a member of our group.
If all of that wasn't enough....Dawn recently gave a class and demo on scrap quilting in Idaho and featured some HeartStrings quilts and talked about our group in the class. Julia a blogging friend, happened to be attending the class and was surprised (and pleased) to find Dawn talking about HeartStrings and she send me a photo.
Without blogging, I would have never found Dawn's DVD, Dawn wouldn't have found HeartStrings, I wouldn't be friends with Julia, and Julia wouldn't have attended a presentation in Idaho that featured HeartStrings!
Seriously, how cool is that?
I LOVE being inspired and getting to know you all!