First off, many thanks to everyone who took the time to offer an opinion the day before yesterday. It was very interesting to see what everyone thought! I've started to quilt the bird, but have decided not to try and rush it. We've reached the unprecedented situation of having every family member on an antibiotic simultaneously, so I'm taking it a little bit easy today.
The same day I received the email from Pokey Bolton about appearing on Quilting Arts TV, I received another very exciting email. Barbara Polston of the NQA let me know that The Gathering was selected to be the cover quilt for The Quilting Quarterly, the NQA publication. Yesterday my copy arrived, and I'm so honored and grateful. Here's a picture of the magazine -
My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Japan today.