We are downsizing and moving. There are 2 boxes of my quilt "kits". Some are already pieced but need the applique, one just needs quilting, several are just fabrics that go good together.
I'll mail the boxes to a person or group who will use them for good.
I bought the Connecting Threads quilt kit called City View using beautiful leafy Batik fabrics. It went together in an impressive 4 hours max. Has anyone else made this and quilted it? My first thoughts were to straight line quilt it, making kind of a grid of the windows. That seems to clash with the leafy batik. Yet I don't want busy quilting to obstruct the fabric design.
Has anyone had experiences they would, or wouldn't repeat quilting up this pattern?…Continue
I copied the spider web pattern a few years ago, and obviously, my printer didn't get the angles quite right, so I had to adjust a bit and not all the corners are perfect. When I was ready to attach the centers they became spiders with padding and legs of wool yarn, rick rack,…Continue
Life has gotten so busy here! I just got back my daughter's DWR from the quilter. She was married Sept. 1, 2012.
A week later, I laid it out to decide on what to bind it with and when I stopped at the quilt store, the owner said she always does a French (fold in half) binding cut on the bias for curves. I've only done one other Double Wedding Ring and a few scalloped edge quilts and always used a bias binding that I ironed to look like bias tape- machine sewing on the front hand…Continue