Ollie had his surgery , having a shunt put into his brain, and into his tummy to drain the fluid that his first surgery didn't correct. He will have this permanantly, and baring no complications for plugging up with fluids, or other things, he can do whatever he is able given his abilitiies with being sightless.
He tolerated the surgery ok, but they had to medicate him before he was taken to recovery for some reason, adding
I have not had my baby out in a month and I am going through withdrawals!!!!
Hubby has been home more, DD has been here just about every weekend and with the end of the year approaching its time to get the books ready for year end and Christmas will be here before you know it!! It seems that all my free time has been spent taking care of everyone else while my poor machine sits all alone in the closet. As a new quilter I feel as I will have to start from the beginning again!!
This is the tree skirt I just finished for dd and her dh.
Originally Posted by RugosaB
This is the technique I use
Originally Posted by woody
this might help
Originally Posted by Arleners
Billie Lauder is famous for using this technique. I just googled her and got this link to a website with a lot of her videos. One of them is about Big Stitch quilting.
Gift ideas-tutorials http://www.makeit-loveit.com/category/gift-ideas
Originally Posted by deemail
okay...here is how i teach mitered corners....
1. square up each corner with a large (at least 12" ruler)
2. now, this sounds weird, do it on a sample and trust me...... AFTER SQUARING UP...move the ruler to 1/8" away from the corner and angle down to the actual raw edge 3" down (shaves off a teeny dart shape)..
3. now repeat on the other side of the square...each 90 deg corner is now 1/8 off BOTH directions...
4. apply binding with the "seam down,
I would like to post a picture of my first quilt that I made. I don't know where I am suppose to post it to. I would like it to show up in pictures on the resources. Can anyone help me?
I am new to quilting so I have a couple of questions about somethins I read in the resources. What is an awl, and how do you use it? What is EQ printing? Is it done with a machine, if so what kind? Is special material used? Thanks