The Free Motion Quilting Project: I'm Blooming!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

I'm Blooming!

I finished up my flower mask and dropped her off at the Arts Council this morning. What a fun finish! I'm literally blooming!

Thank you all so much for your comments on yesterday's post. It was wonderful to receive your feedback on my decision to write more often and to hear your own struggles with self doubt and negative inner voices.

I think we all go through periods of comparing ourselves to others or holding too high of expectations for a project. For this flower mask I had to remind myself that this was supposed to be fun! I took it down a notch and kicked back as I painted the face. Once I took the pressure off, I really enjoyed myself as I glued on the last flowers.

Now for the event details:

If you live in my area and would like to support the arts, plus healthy kidneys please buy tickets for the Wearable Art Fashion Show which will be held next Friday, March 31st at 6 pm. The tickets are $30 and the fashion show sounds like it's going to be a blast! Click Here to find tickets.

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


  1. WOW!!! This beautiful mask got even better with the painted features. Holy cow!! All the best at the wearable arts show. This should be a showstopper!

  2. By the way, I shouldn't be at all surprised, but apparently you are very good at floral arrangement. I wouldn't have known how to begin to place everything, much less attach it.

  3. Fabulous! Exotic, luscious, and elegant! You truly are an artist.

  4. This is fabulous! Definitely "art," and more importantly, wonderful art. So expressive! Your 3D facility--clothing, home DIY, this mask--is impressive, Leahandreally highlights your problem-solving abilities.

    I also think you should write (could be just for you) about who/what you are/how you feel when you wear it.

  5. This is masterful! I've seen those giant Hobby Lobby flowers and am always drawn to them. This a perfect use for them. Hope you can share some photos from the fashion show. Well done.

  6. That it a beautiful mask, just amazing!! How heavy is it to wear? You have the most wonderful imagination, ideas!

  7. Nice job Leah! We're rooting for you!!


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