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Textile Tidbits: Ottoman Tents in Vienna

For my latest Textile Tidbit, I’d like to share a blog post all about sixteenth and seventeenth-century Ottoman military tents. Following various European victories over the Ottomans, a number of these magnificent tents can be found in museums around Europe, and in particular, the Museum of Applied Arts and the Museum of Military History in Vienna. 50 more words

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Some rather stripy cushions on their way to being made!
These ones will be for sale!


Saturday stitching

Miss Kaye has been over to Adelaide for Quilt Encounter and had a great time. On the journey she scored this unusually shaped sewing basket… 174 more words


I have been asked how I sew my appliqué so neatly, so I thought I would share my methods. This is not the ultimate guide to appliqué, merely a window into what I do. 1,267 more words


Molas by Venancio....... Guest Blogger: Penny Peters

A friend brought these Reverse Applique Molas to me from Panama when she visited there as a guest on the boat of friends a few years ago.  380 more words


Hexie UFO Top Finally Finished

This morning I sewed the last two borders onto this top.  Yay.  After tearing out the original applique border and redesigning the hexagon flower and butterfly  designs I am excited to get this one layered and start hand quilting it.

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