Originally posted 2008-08-31 07:30:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This Twinchy Challenge was so much fun. The Twinchy pictured above is a block called “Black Beauty” It’s stitched in two shades of Watercolours, the dark one for the border and the lighter one for the main blocks. The center block is a coordinating metallic, and [...]
This charming pattern is a great way to use up those bits and pieces of yarns while stitching something that’s great for a boxtop or to put inside a Sudberry trivet. The quilt block is called Wedding Day. It features a light blue background, stitched her in two similar colors of crewel wool. Cream or [...]
Originally posted 2009-11-25 07:08:21. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m excited about this designer profile on About.com. You will be too when you see the fun mini-sock pattern based on a popular quilt block that’s part of it.
If you spend much time looking at older (70’s & 80’s) painted canvases some characteristics might jump out at you. The colors might seem dated (I’ve talked about it in this column on updating an old canvas) Often there are large unbroken areas of color. There is no colored background (this is often still true). [...]
Originally posted 2009-03-17 06:20:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m hoping by tomorrow morning I’ll be finished with this piece. But I wanted to share a completed corner. If you remember, I made my center too big and so I had to add two more rows in the corners. Since I didn’t want to repeat [...]