Archive for November, 2010
Obviously it’s a little late to stitch this up for Thanksgiving, but I just found this cute vintage transfer. Thank you to all of my online friends who have given me tons of support, advice, inspiration and friendship.
I’ve been working very hard on this top to finish embroidering the top two rows. Honestly, I do not like being rushed when I’m doing handwork, but I have only myself to blame. It’s been almost a year since I started this quilt, hoping to have it done in plenty of time for the holidays. [...]
Over the past few days I have been frantically working on Christmas presents and the Embroidered Christmas Quilt. Work has temporarily stopped on hand quilting the Antique Album Quilt and piecing the Grandmother’s Flower Garden Star. It’s crunch time now. Here are two new dresses for my sister’s Shirley Temple doll made from scraps of [...]
This is going to be a big quilt. I am barely able to hang it in my usual place on the hot tub house and this row is not even finished. The quilt is going to go on the bed with the giant mattress and box springs, so it’ll work out fine. To me, the [...]
Contrary to my original plan, I decided to start sewing the stars and flowers together as I finish them. I thought I would want to lay out all the blocks at the end, but found that I was itching to sew them together. Honestly, I think with these sort of very scrappy quilts, it really [...]