Originally Posted by Ozarkcastle
The other day I posted a couple of pictures of stained glass I have done this past year. That started up a conversation with a board member about mosaic and other glass collections.
These photos were taken at a friend of a friend's place. I use them for inspiration. My hubby uses them to show what I am NOT allowed to do. (seriously just kidding) I am so totally going to mosaic up my yard someday.
short story-- Nancy has been working with bottles and bowling balls
Originally Posted by applique
Couldn't resist. Think I'll make a series of these.
Originally Posted by ranger
I was googling "4 patch quilts" and found this tute. Some of you may enjoy trying it.
I rescued anELDREDGE TWO SPOOL treadle, found it for sale on Craigslist and had been sitting in the persons garage... a little rough but with some oil and elbow grease she is starting to look pretty nice..... was wondering if anyone would have any information on what type of needle would work best with this machine, and what type or size belt would be suggested? The picture is from the day I picked her up......
I'm new to quilting so just do pretty basic stuff. I do charity quilts for newborns here in Mexico. Today I got some donated fabric, none of which is cotton or cotton blend. Lots of silky, lacey, and net material. What (if anything) can i do with it?
Originally Posted by feline fanatic
When I received this CS quilt done in all solids I practically started salivating like Pavlov's dog!
Because quilting shows on solids like all get out and I love that. To get ideas for the quilting I searched images on the web to see how other LA quilters had treated and found a drop dead gorgeous one quilted by Bethanne Nemesh of White Arbor Quilting in Pennsylvania http://www.whitearborquilting.com/ visit her gallery to see the quilt that inspired me. It is a blue and white CS.
I hope that this worked. I have never blogged before.
When my daughter picked out the materials and the pattern for this raffle quilt, I really was not sure about how it would come out. It quickly became one of my favorites.
Originally Posted by eparys
So the DH has always been supportive of my hobbies. Recently he built a closet off my sewing room It is actually the "walkway" from our house (my sewing room) and the second story of his garage. We never use it to get into that space so he suggested a big closet. It has sloping ceilings on both sides. I wanted a space to hang tops when they were in the queue to be quilted. I had come up with a design but was not convinced it would work. So DH come up with this idea - I started with only
Originally Posted by Sallyjane
Sweet little Lily, born with Down's syndrome, needed a bright, highly textured quilt, and that is what she got.
I used texture-magic for the small "L", the rest of the letters are minkee. The dot for the "i" has a crinkly bow hiding under the stitching.
If you look closely, there are little "Day of the Dead" skulls on some of the black and white print. Lily's parents are amazing in SO many ways, but rather than go on and on, I will just tell
I have a Brother Sewing Machine nouvelle 1500S and the needle light is blinking!!! The machine is clean and free from threads!!! Can anyone tell me how to turn it off as the machine will not work!!!