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Tag Archives: Malka Dubrawsky
Granny Squares Quilt
When I was in 5th grade one of the things we did at recess was to make granny squares, by crocheting. Rene, who one of my best friends, had a grandmother who was an award-winning crocheter. She taught Rene, who … Continue reading
Rain, rain it’s okay to stay….
I have so much to do today…. I have more to do than I can bother taking the time to make a list to get done…. Drizzly rainy days will guarantee I stay in and get “something” done…. Machine quilting … Continue reading
Posted in Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Christmas, fabric, Quilting, Reading, Sewing, swap, WIP Tagged book, charm quilt, granny square quilt, Malka Dubrawsky, sewfrench, The Story of Edward Sawtelle, WIP 13 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
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
What I’m working on…
I have joined a new group and am very excited that they are also on Facebook. It’s a very convenient way to keep tabs on the slower paced world of hand quilting. If you enjoy hand quilting or maybe are … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Celebrate Hand Quilting, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Sewing, WIP Tagged A Stitch in Dye, Celebrate Hand Quilting, Fabric Tuesday, Fresh Quilting, Malka Dubrawsky, quilting, sewing 5 Comments