May 13, 2013

Awesome Judy Niemeyer!

Judy Niemeyer
Arizona Cactus Table Topper
The Cactus Flower Tablerunner
If you are a regular at the shop, you have seen the monthly trunk shows of Judy Niemeyer that have been rotating through.  They are incredible works of art.
You also remember that in January, Jody and I took a 3 day seminar with her in Toledo, Ohio learning paper piecing techniques. She is a fantastic teacher and her patterns are amazing!.
I wanted to become certified because I LOVE paper piecing!!  Judy's quilts are stunning, but it is her method that really strikes a cord with me.  The organization and step by "stepped-ness" of her patterns tickles my fancy!!
Judy Niemeyer, Pepperdish, in the shop now.
From May 29th-June 5th, I will be in Kalispell, Montana becoming a Certified shop. 
What does this mean for you?  Being a "Certified Shop" allows me to offer you Judy's, "Technique of the Month".  In 2012, it was her famous Glacier Star.  Beginning in Jan 2013, her new "Technique of the Month" is the Mariner's Compass. 

Same quilt shown so many ways it is hard to pick a favorite.  I hope to come home from the retreat with my top completely pieced.  
What colors will mine be, you ask?
A Mariner's Compass in colors that are 
soooo very Florida!
Make sure you watch for more photos while I'm piecing the top in Montana: