Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Our First Basket Donation has Arrived for our Give-Away Basket from Sue Bleiweiss!!

I am so excited to get the mail these days! Besides the awesome things that keep arriving for market I am starting to get some goodies from friends and colleagues! One of the best things about this industry is how wonderfully supportive the women are to each other! I am so blessed to know some of these amazing women. The first addition to our goodie bag is from Sue Bleiweiss! Sue is a designer, art quilter, author, organizer, motivator and blog facilitator just to mention a few of her many talents! I was blessed to get to know Sue this last year as she invited me to join in on some great projects she was working on. She started the Artbox last year where she brought together some awesome artists for the Artbox adventure. It was a place where the public could buy boxes of art from a variety of artists for a good price and collect a variety of one of a kind pieces of fiber art. It was a huge project and she facilitated the whole project from designing the website, monitoring the site, sales, clients etc. It was a great success and we really appreciated all she did.


Lil Miss Cutie Patootie is so excited to add these wonderful gifts to your gift basket!! I also own a piece of Sue's amazing fiber artwork shown above, but that is not include, nor is Cutie! ( a new pattern in my new pattern book?) LOL 
She also started the Sketchbook Challenge, an online sketching and journaling blog that I am happy to contribute to that has monthly sketchbook challenges. She also is just finishing up a fund raiser called " Kick off your Shoes" to raise money for the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. These are just a few of the amazing things Sue has done in her spare time this last year. All that and she managed to write a few articles you might have seen in the latest Quilting arts magazine! She is amazing and I am so happy to know her! She has sent us her book called " The Sketchbook Challenge" filled with sketchbook ideas from some wonderful artists! But that's not all! She included a sketchbook so you can start your own sketchbook and fill it with your own art! Please take a few minutes to visit Sue's website and see her art, or visit one of the blogs she is overseeing and thank her for her generosity! She spends all this time so that we might benefit from her generous spirit through knowledge, charity and exposure to the talents of others. thanks so much sue! You can find her on Facebook too! Thanks Sue!
Don't forget to leave comments, here and on FB! Until next time! I have more!!!!




- Desiree

9 comments:

PennyJH said...

That is an ADORABLE Cutie Patootie!! Sue's book looks really interesting!

Desiree said...

Thanks Penny, our talented Gurutej did the pattern for me and will be available in the new book!

Marilyn Fromherz said...

Lil Miss Cutie Patootie looks so cute, enjoying her books - you have such great patters that go with your fabric. Can't wait to find some of the Christmas fabric with the holly and berries. Wish you a wonderful time at Market and sell lots of things.

Desiree said...

Thanks Marilyn! I will be adding some of my Christmas fabric into our goodie basket too!

Martha said...

Sue's books look like they would be a great start for expanding the way I look at the world and help bring out the (very deeply) hidden artist in me.
Miss Cutie is so fun, and almost looks a bit mischevious.

Desiree said...

Lol, she is a lot mischievous, modeled after myself and my twin granddaughters! That's what makes her so fun! Sue's book is awesome and it gives you lots of tips and ideas and techniques for starting your own sketchbook!

Ladydy5 aka: Diane Yates said...

Love doing sketchbook challenge each month too!

Sallie said...

I love the face on Lil Miss Cutie Patootie! Looks like another great book! Thanks for the giveaway!

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