Category Archives: Fabric

Progress

Finally. Progress on my habitat challenge. Let me just say I don’t like quilting thru fusible glue. Yuck!! Working on background for now until I figure out what to do with the shapes More yuck. Advertisements

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Fish Fun

I had wanted to post these pictures for a bit.  I love playing with raw edge applique.  The size of this quilt was only 12 x 18 inches. This fish was created in two stages.  First the body of the fish … Continue reading

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Habitat Progress (8-22-11)

Time for a progress update.  I have cut out all my fabric and shapes.  At this point, nothing is fused to the fabric.  The black background it more to keep all the parts in one place versus the final back-drop. … Continue reading

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Habitat Challenge – Weekend Progress (8-20 & 8-21)

This weekend I spent much of my days preparing the Habitat fabric.   Step One:  Adhere fusible web to the back of fabric.  I like to cut my web just a little smaller than the fabric.  By doing this, you don’t … Continue reading

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Habitat Challenge for Modern Quilt Guild

YIKES!!!  A new challenge to work on.  Last Thursday I received the following 6 fabrics of Habitat by Jay McCarroll.  The challenge for Modern Quilt Guild is that we need to turn them into any size quilt by the November 2011 meeting.  … Continue reading

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Marimekko – Mini-Unikot

What’s in a name?  Evidently a lot more than I knew one week ago.  Marimekko How modern.  Such Bold Colors.  Very Fresh! Where could this bit of heaven come from?  Finland, of course. This is 100% cotton.  The weave is … Continue reading

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Stray Blocks

Some folks call them orphan blocks.  I have heard them called samples, mistakes, tests, errors, “craft-fails”, oppsies, slip-ups, etc.  In any case, Strays are blocks that were left over from a project or class.  They didn’t end up in the final … Continue reading

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Silk

I am wearing a Kimono style silk charmuse jacket today.  It is truly one of my favorite pieces in my closet.    It is blue (like blue-print blue) with leaves branches and tiny stars.  It was dyed using that sunprint reactive … Continue reading

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