On a bright, lovely afternoon the stitching started badly. BADLY For some reason a birds nest built up on the back of a quilt as I stitched. Wow. Evicted that bit of nonsense forthwith, started stitching again. Not five minutes later I stitched a big pleat right into the front. Well. That little quilt is… Continue reading Can you believe this nonsense?
Why yes! It is the New Year. My Franklin Planner has some ink including the Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain at the Quilt Basket in Pawling. I'm currently working on color wheel number two: red/orange orange/yellow green next up blue, and that will have some green because I found a spool… Continue reading Happy New Year!
I may have let out a little bit squeal when the idea hit for how to quilt this last section of this August Block. I've been playing with curved cross hatching a lot lately and loving it. In giving thought to the shape, that corners look like a house and wanting the Visual to draw… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month August 2017
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! The congratulatory messages on my new position with Floriani are simply awe inspiring. Now onto our regularly scheduled program: Oh I do remember giving you this update sometime during the week in Instagram. Debby was stitching this motif on a postcard, and I was inspired by it. I'm… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month August week 2
this looks like a hot mess, and in a way it is. what you can't see is the ever growing pile o'holyscraps over there ----------> I've wanted to make a kaleidoscope quilt for a long time. Even designing one in a program but not quite getting what I needed out of it. So Sizzix comes… Continue reading Kaleidoscope – Dreams do come true
Technical difficulties sometimes present big problems. Other times they are opportunities for learning. Something went screwy a while back, causing something to happen to the version of Microsoft Office installed on my computer. I have an open source that I can use for documents, power point presentations, and graphics, it's simply not as intuitive as… Continue reading August Block of the Month An Original
Last week we focused on the "bones" also known as stitching in the ditch. When you're working on a quilt it's not a "have to do" rather, it's a good thing to do. When working on something like @play the bones get stitched as these would be the ditch in a pieced quilt top. Finer… Continue reading July Quilted Block of the month part 2