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So I've been trying to decide if I want to hand quilt one of the tops I posted previously. It was the broken arrow quilt. I also posted pictures of the calligraphy designs I wanted to use. I recently traced the calligraphy designs on some muslin fabric and stitched it out. Looked pretty good. The problem now is how to transfer the designs to the quilt. I know it wouldn't be much of a problem for me except for the fact that I already have the quilt sandwiched and ready to quilt. It was…Continue
A word to the wise: if you think your glue-baste quilting spray is too old, be very cautious about using it. Mine is several years old, and not something I use(d) very often. I can't tell you how old, because I don't remember when I bought it.
I was working on a shannon fabric (minkee) blanket and since it is somewhat slippery, I thought I'd tack it together with small amounts of basting spray.
As I was cleaning the spout, I got some glue on my hands. I sure hope it…Continue
A family friend is organizing an estate auction and asked my opinion on the value of some quilts. I know it is difficult to do from a distance, but anyone have a rough ballpark guess as to what she should expect. …Continue