Wednesday, September 28, 2011

#13 and #14 are still flyin!

Apparently #13 and #14 ladies are still flying because I've gotten no word that they've been delivered.  In lieu of that, I'm going to have to show you #15 and #16.  Totally confusing 'cause they're out of order, I know, but that's life!  You should only know how confusing it is to me!  BUT, on a bright note, I think I might be done with the ladies for awhile.  16 for now is plenty!  Besides, I have some stuff to do for a swap or two.  So, if anyone wants themselves done in fabric it might be a few weeks.  Let's talk!

So now to present #15....."Jen".  Naturally, as in the past, I'll show you the drawing first, and then the eyes (my favorite part) and then the whole quilt.  And yes, she is a real lady.  Check out her blog here.  You'll even see her photo on the right.

Jen, the drawing

Jen's pretty eyes

#15 Jen

Jen works at my favorite quilt shop called Patched Works in Elm Grove.  #16, "Julie", also works at the quilt shop, but better than that, Julie owns the shop.  She doesn't always wear her tomato earrings though so you might not recognize her if you go there.  Here is Julie:

#16 in the Ladies Series - Julie

Julie's pretty eyes

#16 in the Ladies Series "Julie"

You can see a real photo of Julie here.  She is the one on the far right.  I might have gotten her hair a bit too reddish, but that's how she looks to me and I had to get those curls in there, you know!  And, yes, she does have those beautiful big blue eyes in real life!

So, that's it for today, folks!  Next time I'll show you a pic of the awesome fabric I bought today.  It is so fun, if I do say so myself!  I'm going to make something big.  It seems like an age since I've made a bigger quilt and I'm missing it!  Besides, it's the season here for staying warm (again).  Summer in Wisconsin is waaaaaaaayyy too short!!   That is, unless #13 and #14 show up at their homes.  They're certainly more important than any old fabric any day!  Until then..........be well, take care and thank you for being part of my life!  I am truly blessed!

20 comments:

Lisa said...

Those are tremendous! I love the earrings on both of them. Such whimsy. Julie looks like wonder woman with that head band! I bet she is!

pinsandneedles said...

Great resemblances of both ladies! The eyes are my favorite part too! You do a great job on these!

Kandra said...

These are just fab! :) You capture so much in these little quilts!

Merete said...

Love your ladies!I wonder how I would have looked :o)

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

You are such an artist Carol - I continue to be amazed at your work.

Sandra Kaye said...

I am always awed by how you can tal]ke a drawing and turn it into a fabric picture. Well, done!! I love all your ladies. Hugs-- Sandie

Susan said...

I think we are blessed to be able to see your awesomely articitc work!

Annie said...

As always, I love this ladies series. It's amazing how you can get a person's personality in a fabric creation.

Annie said...

Oh...can't wait to see your new pile of fabrics!

Jen said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my "Jen"!!!! It turned out soooo awesome. You are truly wonderful Carol! Love you!

Moneik said...

I love the pictures! You do awaesome work and I'm so impressed! Jen's looks awesome!

elnorac said...

Totally wonderful work! You're so talented...

Rettabug said...

OMGolly-Neds, Carol...don't you EVER stop??? LOL They're just darling & soooo perfect!

Please, PLEASE do a mosaic of all 16 ladies, when you've completed them all? It would be so wonderful to get to see all of them together.

Hugs,
Rett

Diary of a Flutter.Kat said...

16! I'm not surprised you are a bit ready to have a break! They look stunning as always. And I'm just as keen for #13 to quit flying... I assure you that you will be sure to get a suitably schreechy and fishy email as soon as it does (asuming you can't here me from there already lol...)

Jean said...

I popped over here via Madame Samm's blog. I seriously LOVE your portraits! Yes, I pinned your header on Pintrest.... Love em!

So fun!

Midwestern Gone Idahoan said...

Looks great!!

Susie said...

Needed a giggle today, wonder if I would look so "good" appliqued and sewn down! Thank you for the show 'n tell.

Ruth said...

I love your adorable art!

Christel Hutson said...

Hi Carol, just left Madames place, and am a new follower here. I just had to say..these are so darned cute!! adorable, really! I will be trying this soon. glad to have found your blog, and thought the guest hosting was great! Christel

Cynthia said...

I LOVE your work! Amazing, from earrings to eyelashes.
Looks like you are having fun.
They really gave me a giggle after a long day.
Thanks for sharing!