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Aaaand...they are done!

Finished this last leaf sample for the new class I’m working on.

Only embroidery and a few beads without any extra fabric. I really like the way this came out. 238 more words


Embellishment choices

I’ve often said that sometimes having too much from which to choose is simply TOO much to make a choice!

OMG! I have so many embroidery thread choices, as well as fabric choices…too much… 332 more words


Glitter in the center

The ‘holes’ that started this Cosmic Winds piece are filled with fabric that has a very strong design element. I didn’t want to do anything that detracted from that design, so I wasn’t sure what I would add, but I knew something was needed. 84 more words


My improv...

When I’m teaching an improv class, I’m sure to let the students know that there are many ways to do improv piecing and designing. There is absolutely NO WRONG WAY, but we all have our favorite methods and of course that’s what we teach. 237 more words


Cosmic Winds

Sometimes pieces name themselves. This one is now Cosmic Winds and I’m so happy that I finally got to work on it some more.

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Designing Quilts

Getting back to normal

Our wonderful leaf raking day brought out my favorite little zombie guy and Halloween capped off a wonderful weekend.

Now back to my beading project! 111 more words


Kicking back

…at least onĀ  the sewing! Spending time housecleaning and that is no one’s favorite job!

I did manage to get what I’m calling a first layer of stitching done on the Hole-y Quilt. 278 more words