wonderful Alaskan villages by Linda Creech
Happy Village with her Little Roadie doll
Oros' oriental village
and "Under the Yum Yum Tree" by Lucille Makrin
Bergstrom and her friends taught each other how to make
these wonderful Happy Villages from my book. Click on
the following link and go to "husquiltskurs" to
check out the fun they had making their villages! www.oresundsquiltarna.se
Village by Margaret Freedman, Landrum, SC
think you should put a warning on your book that
"Happy Villages" are highly addictive and
may result in even less housework being done!"
- age 13, and Cecilia - age 11, made the great Happy
Villages above. The bridges are their very own
creations! Their great aunt Mary and aunt Janine had
taken the workshop during the day, and by that
evening had shared the secrets of fabric collage
with the girls.
Fry, Sonoma, CA presenting her first Happy Village
quilt made as a house warming gift to her sister
to let you know how much I enjoyed the Happy
Villages technique. Now that I have done these
first two [see above] I am definitely hooked and
going to use this technique to interpret some
photographs I have taken over time." Dominga,
Telford, British Columbia www.dyelicious.com
used her hand-dyed fabrics to create her first
Rendfrey, NJ: "I finished my Happy Village ...
can't wait to start my next one"
from Undercover Quilters, PA used favorite Black
and White photographs from Germany in her first
village in her longarm ready for quilting
Grace and Beth in New Zealand made amazing Happy
Villages and mother Debby added the final
quilting touches. WOW!
Gaynor Lincoln taught her 9 & 10 year old
students at the Westbrook Primary School, in
Rotorua, New Zealand how to create Happy Villages
using colored construction paper and crayons. Such
talent and creativity!!
a chameleon and not a village, however, these happy
vests were inspired from my "Comma
Chameleons" pattern, which uses the same
approach to fabric collage. In these adorable
vests, Gabi Girndt-Sharp from Germany, matched my
chameleons with the perfect co-ordinating fabric!