Last week I showed you the quilting on my curvy quilt I named Merry. As I've said before, I no longer pre-wash my quilting cottons. I do pre-wash flannel, but that is to ensure the top and batting do as much or more shrinking than the flannel that I'm using as a backing. I usually wash quilts after they are finished to make sure anything that has been picked up by the fabrics during the construction and quilting processes is removed before gifting. I occasionally use spray starch. Sometimes sewing machine oil gets onto the quilt from the ...read more
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Hier sind meine Kreise. Den dunklen Kreis hatte ich schon vorgetestet und den hellen dann mitgemacht.
Jenny von Sew Kind of Wonderful organizes a new quilt along - the ... read more
Da lagen sie, die tollen neuen roten Figures-Stoffe; und riefen "Mach einen Quilt aus mir", aber so genau wusste ich nicht, was ich machen sollte und ich hatte Angst, die schönen Stoffe zu verhunzen. Also habe ich gezögert und gezaudert bis ich letzte Woche ein Muster (Metro Twist of Sew Kind of Wonderful) gesehen habe, das ich mit dem Quick Curve Ruler nähen kann. Ich liebe diese Rundungen und ich bin mir sicher, das ist genau das richtige Muster für die Stoffe. Also habe ich geschnitten und genäht und wieder geschnitten und hier ist mein erstes Layout:
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Hey there everyone,
how was your weekend?
Hope you got some creative fun tucked in it? :)
I did a bit. It was a rainy one in Buffalo, NY and very often for me, summer rain = sewing time! There is something so appealing to me to sew while its raining outside and windows are open...maybe even a thunder or two... :) Am I just a bit nuts or do you have similar preferences?
Well, Sunday started with a great intention to take both dogs (our big boy Marley and grand puppy Oliver) for a nice morning walk along Ellicott Creek and ... read more
Hi everyone and happy Monday!
Spring is finally here in Buffalo, NY - the birdsong every morning just makes me smile!
Weekend was busy but really wonderful.
Some quilty fun, (meeting of the WNY MQG, read all about it HERE) some garden work, great walks with our furry kids and crowned with lovely Sunday dinner with our kids - can one ask for anything more? :)
Our grand-puppy Oliver was visiting Saturday - just love this cutie...
Neighborhood watch...like a big boy:
Hubby was just so happy ... read more