Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Check It off the List
Refraction 60" x 48"
I just finished the official portrait of this piece for entry in Road to California, and so I promise that this is its final appearance. Yesterday I forced myself to sit down and sew on the sleeve while watching Duplicity with Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. The movie sweetened the deal considerably, even if it's actually a movie that requires a bit more attention than the ideal handwork flick. (Handwork flick--a new genre maybe? I know we've all got our favorites.)
I thought I'd have to go out and buy a rod and rig up some sort of temporary hanging deal for photographing this quilt since it's bigger than usual, but the wonderful "No See 'Ums" hanger from the Hangup Company that I use for a quilt above my bed expanded to sixty inches, and there was enough room to clear the bed. Good lighting in that room too, so all went well. Isn't it great when things are easier than you expect? Road to California even has on-line entry now, so you can upload photos and pay the fee in minutes, slick as a button.
I'm so glad to have this done!