1) Pin up the hem. You will probably need to cut off some of the extra fabric in front.
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This is going to be a busy, busy week. I am planning to leave on Saturday morning to drive across country - first to Ohio to pick up my Mom, then onward to Kansas to see my sister and her families. (She has four kids with associated spouses and grandchildren near KC.)
I taught a class on Sunday afternoon (yesterday) - making fabric postcards.
A big urn of flowers was the first thing that came to my mind when I went to respond to this prompt.
One of the biggest regrets I have for not being born a princess is that I don’t have anyone whose job it is to make sure the flowers are fresh, have enough water and don’t stink. I don’t have anyone to replace the flowers when they are old or to take care
Happy Monday bloggers!
This is purely a progress report on my Granny Squares to keep me on my toes. I’m going to use Patch’s Whipping Method to stitch them together. I thought if I showed you, I would be more inclined to get it finished. I weighed the rest of my wool today and I reckon I’ve got enough of everything left to finish the border of diddly squares plus a further border all the way around in the dark chocolate.
If you want to see a real smasher of
I’m so excited about my great deal, I just had to share about it!!! I met another one of my deadlines, and just have one more to do this week, so I decided to reward myself by going to our favorite thrift store. This is the place that sells stuff by the pound. I headed straight to the bins of linens. What perfect timing! This is what I got for $5.41.
I am remaking one of my own quilt designs and it occurred to me that it is rather a long time since I did the last tutorial on machine applique and someone might benefit from a rerun.
The first was on dragons if you want to recap.
I always do satin stitch applique as that is what works for me. The following tips reflect that fact.
First you need a pattern. Some come just as a template and you have to trace the pieces off yourself. They also need to be reversed which is a
So did you see the moon the other night?
Apparently it was the closest the full moon would be to the earth all year.
Supposedly May 5th was the best night to view it, but I was about 20 minutes too late to catch it first rising. So last night I got into position about an hour in advance and used my nifty skyview app to track the moon.
Next time I’ll try more long exposures and see if I