On Thursday I took another machine quilting class from Sharon Schamber, who does amazingly gorgeous work. We worked on learning how to do micro stippling in some of the many styles she used in her award-winning Spirit of Mother Earth. I don't have a photo to show you of that, as I haven't finished the sampler we began in that class.
On Friday Melinda Bula taught a class called "Renegade Thread Painting" -- it was lots of fun. :) She loves to make floral quilts (among others) with lots of thread painting on them, so we made a sampler of some of the techniques she uses for that thread painting. Here is my version of the eight-section sampler: