Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Project Improv - Here We Go!
Wow folks, I'm stunned at the response to project improv. We have 72 participants as of this morning. We've got quilters from all over the United States and lots of international folks too. That means we can make about 6 quilts for charity if we put 12 blocks in each. We may decide to do some smaller and some larger, but that is a LOT of quilt blocks. Thanks so much. A special thanks to all of you who have volunteered to help put the quilts together, quilt them, sew on binding and even donate batting and backing. I'm sure we'll need more help so if you're interested, let me know. We'll probably be putting them together during the summer if that helps. I'm excited to get going. I'm busy getting it all organized. A couple of things you can do to help get this started.
I need an email address from Tammy. I have to be able to contact you for you to participate. Please send me your email as soon as you have a minute.
Check the list of participants in the sidebar and make sure that you are listed and that your link works and goes to the right place. Drop me an email if you are missing or if something isn't right.
Did you choose a color for your charity block? If you didn't or I haven't contacted you, drop me an email or leave a comment with your choice. We're pretty even right now, amazingly enough, so whatever you decide will probably be fine.
Look for a couple of emails in the next couple of days. One will be with details, my address, your choice of color etc. and one will be an invitation to join the flickr group where we can post our blocks, our progress, our finished projects and share ideas about improvisational quilting.
One more thing, check out Victoria's post that she did today on improvisation. She was one of those experts I talked about in the intro to the project. She's sharing some really good info!
EDITED TO ADD: We're up to 83 quilters. I think I'm going to stop at 100. I've got to stop somewhere!
EDITED TO ADD: We're over 100. What can I say, I'm a softie. I wanted everyone who wanted to participate to have the chance. Thanks so much for the great response!