February 4, 2009


Fringy Angelfish in progress.

(Nicki Lee's hand-dyed lace butterfly accent)


  1. So cute, Jess! How about some clown fish next?

  2. Yes! Some puffy-cheeked clown fish!

    I've drawn up a sketch of a seahorse, have a little more work on the pattern before I cut out fabric.

    Last year I had 2 requests for a mermaid....I'm really close to seeing that happen now!!
    I had Miss L model for me (I want a mermaid holding a bowl of shells)- that sketch is in one of my drawing books.

    ...I think I'm going down a different path this year than I planned!

    ~ Jes

    ~ Jes

  3. You are my #2 winner! Send me your addy and you get twill and some goodies!

  4. Jessica, adorable fish! Love the fringe on the fish too.

    Thanks for the birthday wishes!

  5. Thank You Kathy!

    I've borrowed another great book from the library. Last night I worked on the Square Boss and Fan stitch. In the book, the fan stitch is shown as a bonsai plant, very inspirational...something that would be pretty on a quilt block (or a bigger fish!). I put a few fans on the little fish, they look like wispy dandelions.

    I added the pincushion picture while you weren't looking! hehe!
    The flower petals are being put to work!

    Birthday Blessings!
    ~ Jes


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