Friday, June 5, 2009

sneak peek

i've been wanting to tell you something...a really exciting sort-of-something.  so when these fabrics arrived in the mail, i knew that this would be the perfect opportunity to share with you that i'm participating in the new book that chrissie grace is writing!!  eeeek!!  it will be a "collection of projects to sew and swap" and is due out in september of 2010.  and when you visit chrissie's blog, check out the list of fabulous artists that will be involved (it really is incredible!)!  i'm so excited i'm about ready to bust...what an absolute honor it is to be included and i'm so thankful to chrissie for giving me this wonderful opportunity!   
here's a sneak peek of the eight fabrics that i received from chrissie to use in my project....and speaking of which, i'd better get to work!  have a fabulous weekend!  

15 comments:

Debbie / Prairie Emporium said...

Lori, Congratulations!!! I will keep an eye out to see what you make. It is exciting.

PrairiePeasant said...

Sounds exciting! Congratulations! I hope you'll be able to post about what you're making with those lovely fabrics.

walther said...

lori intends to make pocket squares for me ou of the leftovers!

sara's art house said...

Your pic of the fabric is much nicer than mine :) That probably says a lot about our personalities- are you really organized and neat?? (I'm not :)

I am excited like you-- it is so fun to try new techniques and then to see the end product- I can't wait!!!!!!

Gina Lee Kim said...

Lori, how exciting!!! Congratulations! Fantastic news...Wow you're going to be a published author now, among some fine talents. You're amazing! And I can't wait to see your final product!

2ifbysea said...

Oh Lori! I am SO excited for you!!! Congratulations! I love books and can't wait to see Chrissie's new one.

Jane Farr said...

What fun! Your mind must be spinning with creative possibilities. Congratulations and best wishes Lori!!

Christie said...

Hi Lori... Sweetbriar Studio here visiting after your visit to my blog. Thanks for coming 'over'. And what a fabulous compliment to be asked to contribute to this book! The fabric are very great, too. Have fun!

Jancalligrapher said...

Hi, Lori,

Good for you. Collaborative projects are so fun. I can't wait to see yours. Sorry I have been slow to comment lately, just down for the count. Hopefully my energy level will be picking up soon. <3

Kelly said...

How exciting! Congratulations! I met Chrissie at the Halifax Arts Festival a couple years ago and she did a custom "family rules" piece for me. Can't want to see the book!

Chrissie Grace said...

Yay!
Let's talk this week.
I can't wait to see what you come up with:)
xo
Chrissie

julie king said...

you go, girl!! happy, happy congratulations! the fabrics are gorgeous and i'm so looking forward to seeing what you create!

Pherenike said...

That is so exciting! congratulations! The fabric looks lovely. I guess you wont be able to share what you make until the book is out, will look forward to seeing.

Jenn said...

Yay for you Lori!!!!
xoxox

laurens.paint.palette said...

Whoa! How exciting is that!?? I can't wait to see it! Those fabrics look gorgeous - I can't wait to see what you will do with them. I always wanted to be able to sew well because I LOVE pretty fabrics. I think I should stick o painting, though!!

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