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Sewing skills project 11: Set the Table Placemats


Set the Table Placemats from School of Sewing by Shea Henderson

Project features:

  • machine quilting
  • hand sewn binding
  • pin basting
  • batting

Process notes

I made two placemats following the regular instructions, and two with the Extra Credit piecing method. 618 more words


Golden Gate #2, check!

Oh, the diamonds! The four-point stars!

This project had it all. Geometry, measuring, and a lot of free-wheeling. You might remember that I am a self-proclaimed “ 169 more words


Quilts finished 2014

Between moving my parents and having the kitchen redone, I had very little time for quilting in 2014.  I did a lot of cutting while the kitchen crew was tearing the place apart and putting it back together, but couldn’t do any sewing because of all of the furniture piled everywhere but where it belonged. 170 more words


2015 - the year of finishing

My friend Mary and I decided that 2015 is the year of finishing.  For me, that means actually quilting the tops that I’ve made, and just stashed unquilted in a drawer.  392 more words


A Few Hints For Setting Triangles

Wow.  How did that happen? I was going to post again “in a few days” and almost 2 weeks flew by?

I’m still coughing, but more in a general “let’s get this illness over with” kind of way. 704 more words


Class show and tell


Sue 3 has her pinwheels made

Warning: look away of you’re not a Richmond Tigers Football fan! Carole spent some time during the week with Pearl and together they produced these photos on fabric for Carole’s quilt… 174 more words

Guild UFOs

This year for one of the quilt guilds, we have a UFO challenge.  Before our first meeting of the year (March b/c Feb we were snowed-in), we filled in a form with 5 UFOs we’d like to complete this year.   402 more words