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A no/slow progress week
We all have them. Don’t we? You do, don’t you??? Surely it’s not just me, but sometimes it seems like it, LOL! Thank you everyone who entered my first giveaway and gave me so many great movie suggestions! I picked … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Canning, Cooking, Giveaway, hand quilting, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, WIP, WIP Tagged agony and the ecstasy, blogging, books, Bubble quilt, canning, coat of many colors, elm creek quilts, Honeycomb quilt, movies, Out of this World quilt, quilting, reading, salsa, sewing, unnamed wall hanging, untitled wall hanging 8 Comments
Can You Hear Me Now???
Seems like every week is busier than the last but with several hours, here and there, my Honeycomb quilt is quilted!!! And the binding is on! Hoping it will be hand stitched down during my next movie watching session. I … Continue reading
Posted in Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Canning, Cooking, Dairy free, fabric, Gluten Free, Linkys, machine quilting, Quilting, Recipes, Sewing, Show it off Friday Tagged headphones, Honeycomb quilt, jam, music, quilting, sewing 14 Comments
Need more thread.
I tried to duplicate Malka Dubrawsky’s zig zag quilting on my Honeycomb quilt. Without much luck. I just couldn’t get the hang of the smooth zig zagging, without pointy curves…. Anyone else tried this stitch? Can you share how you … Continue reading
Posted in Books, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, machine quilting, Quilting, Sewing, WIP Tagged A Stitch in Dye, hexagon quilt, Honeycomb quilt, machine quilting, Malka Dubrawsky, quilting, sewing 15 Comments
I know it’s too early to celebrate, but….
An hour of this is extremely rewarding. Though you can bet I’ll be whining about the soreness tomorrow, because pin basting a 100″ x 106″ quilt is one of the toughest workouts evah.
Posted in fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, WIP, WIP Tagged A Stitch in Dye, basting, exercise, fabric uesday, Fresh Quilting, hexagon quilt, hexie quilt, Honeycomb quilt, Malka Dubrawsky, pin, quilt, quilt story, quilting, sewing 18 Comments
The unnamed Kona wall hanging.
And the Honeycomb quilt size has been determined. 95″w x 101″l. That’s a queen for a 20″ deep mattress, when it tucks under the pillow, not over it. Well, that is what I came up with, anyway. And as huge as it … Continue reading
Posted in Crafting, Design, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, machine quilting, WIP Tagged batting, design, dream, Fabric Tuesday, hand vs machine quilting, hexagon quilt, hexies, Honeycomb quilt, Kona, queen quilt size, quilting, sewing, Tomorrow Morning, unnamed kona wall hanging, wall hanging, WIP 10 Comments
Another one bites the dust.
Anybody out there going to the AQS quilt show in Grand Rapids??? This will be my first big time quilt show. I can’t believe the Paducah show is now the Grand Rapids show, well for the next three years, I’m … Continue reading
Posted in 2012 completes, Christmas, fabric, Quilting, WIP Tagged aqs quilt show, gift, Honeycomb quilt, Lots of Hugs, quilting, sewing, wall hanging 9 Comments
How about an ear-worm to carry you through the day???
Every time I type Honeycomb, this is what gets stuck in my ear. How about you??? Busy living life = not enough time, in the day, to blog… Ya know??? I should have warned you it would be like this, … Continue reading
Posted in Quilting, Sewing, video, WIP Tagged blog, Honeycomb quilt, Malka Dubrawsky, sewfrench, Sewfresh quilt, WIP, youtube 9 Comments
How I draft a simple pattern
Anyone care to share their favorite sewing reference book? I’m looking at One-Yard Wonders and Sew Everything Workshop. I was thinking there was another one than I kept seeing referred to and can’t remember what it was. Daughter is looking to … Continue reading
Posted in fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Nature, Photography, Quilting, Tutorial, WIP Tagged books, drafting pattern, fabrics, french seam, Honeycomb quilt, landscape quilt, Malka Dubrawsky, nature, photography, quilting, sewfrench, sewing 7 Comments
I’m not a lot further along than I was this time last week with my Honeycomb Quilt, straight from Malka Dubrawsky’s book Fresh Quilting. I have edited my fabrics down to more lights, solids and neutrals. I think I’ve calmed it down quite a … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Fabric Tuesday, Quilting, WIP Tagged A Stitch in Dye, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Fresh Quilting, Grandmothers Flower Garden, Honeycomb quilt, kay wood, Kay Woods, Malka Dubrawsky, quilting, sewing, Tumbling Blocks., WIP, Y seams 9 Comments