Between snowmageddon, being sick, general craziness with a new puppy in the hours . . . I finally finished this batik beauty. As usual, Michele’s is wonderful. She finally let me use king tut variegated thread on a piece and … Continue reading
So. . . just how do you add borders or make a quilt bigger without creating that friendly wave. Once you get the technique, you’ll be so much happier with your final quilt. First, let’s start with the definition. The … Continue reading
I finished another client quilt last night. A cute little rose garden. We used a rose color thread and the hardest part to quilt was actually over the paisley print. The color simply faded in!! Turned out great. I can’t … Continue reading
I was busy quilting most of the weekend. I finished 2 quilts. The first was a black, white quilt with red pinwheels. This piece is so graphic and fun. I quilted with black thread. Just saying that finding and burying … Continue reading
Happy to do a lovely quilt for Michele. Such fun fabrics. This quilt made me smile the whole way through.
More painting and dying fabric. When is enough enough? When it speaks to you. Shapes are glued down. Piece is on the rack.
Well, I have most of the color pieces laid out. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait for those next little teases. The last 2 days I have been pondering on how to tone down the background. I knew I needed some … Continue reading
Why is it that when ever I dye/paint fabric, I want things to dry FASTER????? A heat gun or hair dryer doesn’t speed the process up. Added orange this morning. The bigger splots were from my normal drip technique. The … Continue reading
What is it about starting a new piece like this. Sketches are fine, but then you take scissors to fabric and the whole ball of wax changes. How big do you make it? What do you want to do for … Continue reading