Friday, January 22, 2010

Tote Tuesday - our donation

The Embellishment Tote - sold for $200 on February 2nd
click this to see bidding info Tote Tuesday information
Everything you need to embellish a quilt with treasures collected by most of the members of the Cut-Loose Quilters!
Inside the hand painted tote by Jamie Fingal, you will find a copy of Jamie's book "Embellished Mini Quilts" signed by her and three other artists - Cindy Cooksey, Stacy Hurt and Terry Waldron.
3 spools of felted trim and 1 spool of large white rick rack for that special piece you are creating!
1 bag of miscellaneous trim and 1 card of 3 trims and lime green sequin trim, oooh la la
2 stackable towers of beads and buttons to take with you wherever you go
6 bags of beads and sequins that an embellisher cannot live without
3 bags of buttons and 1 bag of letter beads, because you have something to say
3 pkgs of rick rack, the happy and perky embellishment
a bundle of trim, more is more
embroidery thread, needles, metallic thread, these always enhance a project
silver metal discs that say "Imagination is's the preview of life's coming attractions"
Not shown in picture, ribbon trim and a zipper, just to be different

The members of Cut-Loose who donated items are Peggy Calvert, Cindy Cooksey, Anne Copeland, Jamie Fingal, Stacy Hurt and Julie Schlueter

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Tote Tuesday to benefit ACS

Tote Tuesday: Fiber Arts for a Cause
Hosted by Virginia Spiegel
Cut-Loose Quilters of Orange will be putting together an "Embellished Mini Quilts" bag; everything you need to embellish a quilt, plus a signed copy of the book by the same name by Jamie Fingal
ToteTuesday, a Fiberart For A Cause fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will open Tuesday, February 2 and continue through March on Tuesdays.
ToteTuesday will feature themed totes filled with unique, beautiful, and inspiring items from the worlds of fiber arts, knitting, art quilting, mixed media and surface design.
Totes offering original artwork, autographed books, hand-dyed fabrics, gorgeous yarns, handmade journals, fun and useful materials/tools for mixed-media and surface design, and much, much more.
A list of the twenty-four themed totes now in progress is at Virginia's website
100% of the proceeds will be donated directly to the American Cancer Society through
Fiberart For A Cause which has already donated over $190,000 to the ACS:

Monday, January 11, 2010

Some of Our Words for 2010