Originally Posted by virtualbernie
And when all else fails, I clip near the unruly seam and within a hair's breath of the seam, leave the unruly seam where it is and press the rest of the seam to where it should be!
Originally Posted by luvTooQuilt
Im off to tackle the basket of strings ive accumulated... For me String Blocks are a no fuss, no stress block- just grab a string and sew ! So when im in the mood to sew but not in the mood to cut Ill grab my basket and off I go....
Here's one i made for my big brother... He keeps hinting he wants another.. lol. We'll see if he gets another, I have to make the normal 'one or everyone' first before he can have seconds.. lol..
Pattern: None, just something i came
This is a portrait quilt that I made from taking a class but I can't remember the teacher's name at the moment. We used a picture and from that used a process that took seven layers of applique to complete the portrait. I love how it came out and it captures my Mother just as I think of her. The photo was actually taken on a visit to my home in MN and the three of us sisters and my granddaughter including our Mother all went out for some coffee together. I was able to snap this photo when she
Originally Posted by dilyn
When I posted my ‘Pinklet’ quilt yesterday I received several requests for a tutorial on the technique I used for my binding. I had some quilting practice pieces leftover from another quilt. I had used it to play with stitch length and tension so it’s not very pretty but it worked for this purpose. Come to think of it, I will probably use it as a large mug rug at my desk. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Went to a small quilt shop by me looking for 108" wide backing. I have a pre-printed queen size quilt top and I was dumb founded to hear the woman helping me ask me ( how long will it take you to run that up on a machine?).
Maybe I'm old fashioned, but to me you should do these by hand.
Originally Posted by debcavan
I wanted to start small. I do Stitch in Ditch a lot but other than that not much ruler work. I love freemotion. I am planning on using the Mini ray to design quilts that can frame my painting on quilts.
This was fun. If you are thinking of getting the Renae's Rays, get the mini rays first.
The background of the butterfly is quilted with green thread to make the butterfly show up better.
I have a non stich regulated prodigy longarm. I am fighting with loops and thread nests on the bottom. I have tightened my top tension, changed needled, cleaned u name it! I am wondering if I am not threading the first post with holes in it properly. I bought is used with no manual. Any help appreciated
Originally Posted by Champagnolle
This is from the pattern Let Sleeping Dogs Lie. I drew off some additional dogs, painted eyes on, and made it in bright colors.
It took a long time because I was "helped" by 4 male black lab puppies I offered to foster for the local shelter. I got them when they were 3 1/2 weeks and they are now 12 weeks old. They were part of a litter of 13 dumped out in a laundry basket when the shelter was closed. I haven't been able to find homes for any of them so I guess they