Category Archives: Quilting

Things Piled Up

Piles of French knots on make blackberries on my first mountmellick stitchery. Eventually it will be a biscornu. Things have been piled up lately. Good things like hundreds skeins of yarn and many WIP, not so good things like all … Continue reading

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Echo Quilting

  This baby gift was a fun change of pace from my other projects.  I didn’t piece this, but did the quilting, which is something I haven’t done in a couple of years.  The two quilts I’ve had in progress … Continue reading

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Little Bunny

Still not quite finished, this is just waiting for embroidery and closures.   The closures, pewter sweater clasps, will be here sometime next week. The embroidery is still being pondered possibly something from some vintage Aunt Martha’s embroidery transfers. I can’t say entirely how … Continue reading

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I Sew Because…

Are you a fan of LuLaRoe?  A friend of mine has been raving about the leggings and the cardis.  She always looks great in them.   She recently hosted a LulaRoe party via FB and I’ll admit I was curious.  Rarely … Continue reading

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Vintage Neutral Quilt Block

One down, seventeen to go.  Production in general has been a bit slow and ironing is way behind.  This is from my vintage linens collections.  I did my best to color match the threads that were included with the one … Continue reading

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Achromatic Color Scheme

So much preparation.  Coloring until my hands hurt (this is actually not very hard as I have carpal tunnel), got me the lovely colorless picture above.  Now there are two (the second is to be a gift for my MIL). … Continue reading

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Long Live the Away Knot/Stash Panic

In my last post, I mentioned picking out embroidered quilt blocks with A for my national Stitch In Public Day project.  Limited progress, but a successful Stitch-in-Public project.  The pattern is style #8342 Floral Burst by Vogart Crafts.  Six or twelve of these were part of … Continue reading

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