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Hand stitching = slow progress

When a project reaches the hand stitching stage, it absolutely slows down. I’ve spent many years working only with machine stitching and quilting and I love it. 174 more words

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Progress and lessons learned

Having uninterrupted time in the studio really is a blessing. So much progress gets made, even with all my indecisive dithering, that I can almost say this top is ready for some stitching! 560 more words

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City of...what?

I’ve had this project in my head for literally years. I painted it a long time ago and want to make it in cloth. In my experiments with dye, paint and stencils, I created cloth that I think will work. 460 more words

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Edge finish? This one!!!

A nice cording adds so much to a non-traditional edge finish. I love finishing pieces with this technique and it makes uneven edges so much easier to manage. 397 more words

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The 9 Patch 4 Patch Quilt

Several ideas spinning through my head, so I hit the stash to see what would make it to the top of the heap. Bingo! Bright colors and I wanted to make a baby quilt, so ding! 360 more words

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Last of the group...

I’ve made several pieces for our group exhibition application that is coming up in May. Our theme is Portals and I showed you the┬álazy girl’s bookcase, made with great striped fabric, getting ready for my portal…books. 229 more words

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Inspiration strikes...

Roaming around in the back of my mind is the theme one of my groups is working on, Portals. I was not happy with the the last piece I made and I’ve been trying to come up with an idea for another one. 165 more words

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