Over the years, I have convinced myself that I am not a quilter so much as a quilt artist, with an emphasis on the art part. I suppose this storyline used to help -perhaps it helped to bolster my identity and projected, intended artistic path. But this idea no longer supports me. In walking thisContinue reading “Bow Tie Quilt”
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Craft NAPA 2016, soy wax, embroidery, small works!
We are blog hopping, and I certainly hope that you might jump over to every name on our hopping list and comment (list is at the bottom of this post). There are great prizes in store if you do, but you must comment! And! I am hoping you might consider registering at Craft NAPA and takeContinue reading “Craft NAPA 2016, soy wax, embroidery, small works!”
meadowlark, design, cut and sew?
I have been using, and loving, Quiltography for iPad. It has ‘potato chip factor’, which means, I open it, start designing and cannot stop. I think I have designed over 40 quilt tops using Meadowlark. But it is now time to begin making quilts using the information the app provides. As I have been doingContinue reading “meadowlark, design, cut and sew?”
Of friends, jelly roll quilting and embracing long unused skills.
This last year I have been in deep and total immersion into multicolor printing using Procion MX dyes. I have printed about 50 yards of cloth, believe it or not. And when you print that much cloth, it goes to say that you should also try to use as much cloth! At the same time,Continue reading “Of friends, jelly roll quilting and embracing long unused skills.”
This just in, we need to interrupt this regularly sch…
I think I am having a star crush right now. Remember when the picture of Russell Crow, knitting, was circulating? Totally crush worthy. I have a source who identified this box as a 5 series machine! LOL.
Where we began.
Earlier this week, I asked you to tell me how you began sewing. The comments are fabulous. I honestly think I was destined to work with my hands, I have always had an aptitude for it. I can close my eyes and visualize how something should go together. At a very young age, I rememberContinue reading “Where we began.”