Originally Posted by loisf
Hattie, you did a wonderful job on your OBW. You saw the potential in the fabric, choose the perfect accompanying fabrics, and arranged the blocks artfully. I have the fabric for a OBW, and I hope it turns out half as good as yours.
Well this years quilt show was really great, met lots of lovely people and saw so many beautiful quilts, so many fun goodies to buy and yes I did my share. I added a lovely raspberry colored FW to my studio. to go with the green and the blue and 2 black FW's thats IT, no more. with my 4 Pfaff 7570's and Pfaff serger and the Nolting, I think I am all set for machines. I have gotten rid of and given away most of the other machines I had. Now will just get on with making the quilts and dyeing and
Originally Posted by dhanke
I had a bunch of 2 inch squares leftover from the pieced border of my Be Attitudes quilt. I had read about a "Goodnight Irene" quilt along in November of last year, perfect to use up leftover squares.
This pattern is also known as Arkansas Crossroads. It's very easy to put together and a great leader ender project.
The first two pics are Goodnight Irene, the last is Be Attitudes, from whence the leftover squares came. Please excuse the poor quality of the pics, I couldn't
Originally Posted by copycat
This is the first photo I have posted.(I hope)
Our guild had a challenge. The dark blue civil war print was the challenge fabric. We had to choose a habitat we like. I chose my sewing room! Enjoy!
It's been so long since I spent time in the Board and I feel sort of lost with all the posts to recheck and photos to look at. Everyone's been so busy and doing lovely pieces of art.
It been a long time since I've been able to sit in my sewing cave and spend the day sipping coffee, stitching, and fabric dreaming. We remodeled the basement over the winter and all the stuff from one side of the basement was moved into my sewing cave and I was not able to even get to a corner of
It was a rainy weekend, so I used the time to finish up the quilting on two quilts of valor. I used pantographs on both quilts. The star quilt got a simple swirl. It is a great panto because it can go two passes without having to advance the quilt. This makes the quilting go nice and quick.
What are you working on today? Winter in Wpg has moved on by finally and our Quilt Reflections show ended with a blast. Received a ticket to the lovely banquet presentation, lovely diner something I could never been without the kindness of a quild member who donated her ticket so I could attend.
Originally Posted by Cedar
So there's a white pen that stays on until its washed off? I've been wondering what I could use to mark on dark green that would need to stay put through an entire hand quilting process.
Originally Posted by Ranchwife
Clover has a white gel marking pen that is sold at JoAnns. It works wonderfully for me on my dark browns, reds, and blacks and comes out with a hot iron or water. I love this pen and buy them when I find them. I store it tip down so it doesn't dry out.
Quilter's cotton top and backing with poly batting.