I woke up this morning and checked my e-mail and found out the results were up on the
CQI annual purse contest I had entered. I could not share my pictures of the purse I entered
until after the voting was finished and the results were posted. There were 2 categories this
year, regular crazy quilting of which there were 9 entries, and other techniques of which there were 2 entries, 1 of which was mine. I won 2nd place in my category! Later, when the purses have been posted in the CQ blog, I will be able to share the pictures of the others. There were some beautiful purses entered this year, and I had a hard time voting myself, they were all lovely.
I decided to make an evening purse that I can take on our cruises. Because I was running out of time, and it was down to 3 weeks before the due date, I decided to just do silk ribbon embroidery. The wisteria-type tree took more than a week to do by itself.
Detail of bottom portion
The other side