Try to see if this can become a quilt.
And this block for February block swap
Updated 02-05-2012 at 08:42 PM by Krisb
Originally Posted by sewbeadit
I found a great star tutorial here http://parkersnowefiberartblog.blogspot.com/ I can even understand what she is explaining! There is another one that I like on her older posts too.
Originally Posted by PatriceJ
I love the Embroidery Library. It's my first stop when I need a new machine embroidery design.
I found these instructions there for what would surely be a fantastic tote bag for quilters.
Found another Kaffe Fassett book to drool over -- the title is Simple Shapes something something. The book is in the other room.
What fabulous ideas! I would never try to copy one of his quilts -- too busy and too many colors for me -- and his fabrics are too expensive for me -- but, I can certainly see using some of his ideas. I want to be more improvisational, in a good way (not looking sloppy or unskilled) and I think some of these new ideas might be a good starting place. If
I need everyone to tell me why I need to buy a Serger....I was given some "fun money" to spend and thought this may be what I need Tell me what I'm missing Serger fans!!!!
I have an eldredge two spool sewing machine I was looking for more information on it. It has diferent patent dates on a silver plate on it from 1911-1913. If anyone can share any information that would be great.
Updated 01-13-2012 at 04:47 AM by PatriceJ
HELP with material calculations!!!by wefarm2
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Originally Posted by dilyn
The last 2 Christmas gifts I made this year were for 2 of my sewing sisters. I call it a ‘vest’ even tho it really isn’t a vest. After I made them for my sisters, I liked them so much I decided I had to have one too. Aprons don’t really work for me, but I don’t always have pockets for all my ‘stuff’ so I designed this to hold the things I tend to misplace (phone, Ipod, scissors, reading glasses, measuring tape, etc.) while I’m sewing. I also added a small pin cushion
Originally Posted by Rose Marie
I get so frustrated with this new board.
How do I save this blog so I can refer back to it?
Originally Posted by AnitaSt
Measurements for Arm Covers
The arm covers are constructed the same way….they are a rectangle with a little front panel. You need three measurements:
7. The length of the arm. On my chair the length was 21 inches. Figure 6.
8. The width of the arm cover. Drape your tape measure over the arm and decide how much drop you want on the inside and the outside. Mine are pretty narrow because I was short on fabric…next time I’ll make them a little wider.