Last night the Carl Hall Gallery at the Hallie Ford Museum reopened after being closed some months for a remodel of the space and a rehanging of the collection.  Too much schmoozing on my part got in the way of photos, but if you are out and about, take a look.  It’s very elegant and a wonderful visual narrative on regional work.  The only photo I took was of Dirctor John Olbrantz making a few remarks before the doors were opened:

This weekend I’m off to Sisters for a few days with four Seattle quilters.  We’re taking a “solids” quilting workshop from Gwen Marston.  This will be a challenge for me because solids always seem sort of dead to me

It’s the patterns and the plaids and the combinations I really love:

I have one little piece I made out at Cynthias last year that might be the starting point, or maybe not: