Originally Posted by JNCT14
Hey fivepaws - this is actuallly a really simple pattern - only 3 blocks with sashing in between then sashing in between the blocks. It only took about 7 weeks from start to finish and I only worked on it in the mornings before i went to work.
Originally Posted by susanwilley
I am starting a block that has 1 1/2 wide strips that are 5 1/2 long. I am sewing the strips together in fives. So, that means if I sew them together correctly they should finish at 5' squares...right?? And, when I sew the squares together they should match up edge to edge? Well, I just can't figure out where I'm going wrong. My squares are turning out to be longer than wide and I can't sew them together edge to edge. I am trying to sew them together so that one square has the strips vertically
Here are some bookmarks and other stuff I've been working on. Some may know I am a miniaturist so most of my stuff is mini quilt fronts on gift items.
2" x 7" approx
Coasters or could be magnets 2 1/2"
Just finished this quilt yesterday. Will be giving it to her on the 28th for her Bday. My youngest granddaughter came over turkey hunting and gave her her quilt. and guess what she says. My aunt Mary just made me a Seahawk quilt, but she still loved this one.
Originally Posted by Tennessee Suzi
I'm going to try and post pics of my baby. Her name is Shasta and she was given to me by an elderly lady who had given away the head of an identical machine. She had promised that I could buy the head from her and she forgot, so she gave me this one. I tried to pay her but nothing doing. Fantastic!!!
I think I am getting back to my first love in quilts, log cabins, need to add some more, LOL
Have 3 wall log cabins to add soon as I finish hand quilting the 3ed one
I am so happy, the quilt I made for the 4H raffle brought in the $1000. we hoped to raise to buy sewing machines for the gals in 4H classes. a lady from Ha. won, so now one of my quilts will go way way west.
I am still up in the clouds from the quilt show, I just love my new little raspberry 221 FW, looks so cute with the green on one side and the blue on the other side, the 2 black ones are on the outer tables.
One of the things I learned at the show was how to load
Embroidery alphabet question
I am a newbie so please help me. Do you know of any embroidery alphabet design that permits spaces and punctuation? I want to write in text, complete sentence, on the label like some beautiful ones that Iíve seen on the Board. My machine has alphabet capabilities but I canít find any instructions on how to write more than one word at a time. Thank you.
Originally Posted by Cedar
This weekend I made a kitchen set (2 9" potholder a and 2 6" countertop sized ones) for the wedding of one of my best friends. I wanted to do something crow themed and a little dark and I ended up with this moda seabird fabric from my LQS. I stressed over what to pair it with. All of the blacks and beiges I looked at really brought out the blue and were too ocean feeling until my boyfriend suggested I look at the red I had leftover from a Halloween costume (OMG I have a stash!) and it
I am new to this site with a ?. I just purchased a Bernina Deco 650 on e-bay, and am trying to find out if anyone out there knows anything about the embroidery area of this machine?