After all the hours of reading the manuscript last week and correcting all the diagrams, we sent the CDs off to the printer. The first thing they do is print the CDs and then send you back a mock up of the book and we have to proof it all again for hours! This time besides looking for grammar and typos, we need to check the graphics. It was pretty clean but still we were missing some images and had to lighten others etc. By now, we are a little tired of reading this for the tenth time but it is a critical step and our last chance to make sure there are little to NO mistakes. I’m more worried about making the instructions clear for the reader and not so much about misspellings and commas missing.
What do you think of the interior? After reading it this time, I feel that it is truly a beautiful book reflecting Jane’s art and love of color…in my humble opinion.
PART TWO- NORIKO ENDO NEW QUILT
If you read this blog during Xmas, I bought one of her cherry blossom quilts for my living room. Well, it is now on tour at Quilt Festival in Cincinnati and will follow to Long Beach and Houston and it won’t return until Thanksgiving! So to cover the bare space over my fireplace, Noriko ‘whipped up’ this new quilt for me in a few weeks! She is very prolific!
This quilt used the cherry blossom die from Accuquilt so it was much faster than cutting out all these blossoms by hand! The die will be available in the next month from them so be on the lookout! Paired with Noriko’s book, Confetti Naturescapes and you could make one of these quilts also!
Leave a comment below about what you like to see in books, what kind of quilting books you want or something you’d like to tell a publisher. We’ll pick 1 person at random April 9 to win the wonderful purse pattern featured on Jane’s blog this week.
And come back for weekly giveaways up to the launch of PATCHWORK SASSAMAN STYLE!