It is time for another fabulous edition of "Desire To Inspire" and each time we are in awe of what each challenger comes up with. Remember, if you want to be considered a challenger, following the instructions below. We welcome quilters and sewers of any level. Be patient. We get a lot of submissions but we will get to each one of you.
This month our challenger was given a selection of "Whoo Me?" by designer Shelly Comiskey. This adorable collection features owls, mushrooms and other woodland things in a blue or a pink palette. View the entire collection here and here.
Desire To Inspire: August 2014 Edition
KL: Krista Lueders
HG: Where do you live?
KL: Rowlett, TX
HG: Tell us about your family.
KL: I'm a Work At Home Mom with two kids that I'm homeschooling. My fiance is a computer programmer and we will be getting married on March 21, 2015, the first day of Spring!
How long have you been quilting I actually don't quilt! I make clothing, mainly children's. My mom did help me to turn the panel into a small little picnic quilt for my daughter. I have been sewing for as long as I can remember. My mother and great-grandmother taught me to sew and I am currently teaching my children how to sew.
HG: What's your favorite technique?
KL: I don't really have a favorite quilting technique, but I do love to add historical trim to my garments. On the outfit I made my daughter, I used some Victorian techniques for trimming the cuffs of the pants and the band of the top on one side.
HG: Who taught you how to quilt?
KL: My mother has taught me a little about quilting, starting with running her long-arm. That's been my favorite part so far!
HG: Do you belong to any guilds?
KL: No, but I hope to join the DFW Costumer's Guild soon. I know it's not quilting, but I have a deep love for historical costuming!
HG: Anything else you would like to share with our readers:
KL: I had a lot of fun working on this challenge. I love pushing myself and I really feel like I did that with this one. The top pattern I used was only supposed to be lined, but I made it reversible, giving my daughter two different looks with the same top. Thank you for the chance to hopefully inspire others!
HG: Thank you so much! Your designs are lovely and your model is cute.