Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
I would like to find out if there is any interest for a Secret Santa group?The group I belonged to previously had members complete questionnaires. Then everyone was assigned a person to be Secret Santa for. We spent the year making/buying things for…Continue
'Twas the week before Christmas...and all thru the housenot a creature was stiring...except for that mouse (plus her friends & neighbors)they'd gathered to sew...whilst mom & grandma were nappingthere were still a few more toys to…Continue
Hi guys,I would like to get tips for boosting my business. I have a quilt business in Toronto. We are facing huge loss in the business recently due to careless in inspection for damaged quilts.That was just one time but we are bearing a bad name…Continue
I am looking for instruction in the cut-through technique. I saw a quilt on an Nancy Crow site where it was used to great effect. Below is a pic of a quilt using the technique. Does anyone know about instruction in this? Thanks for your help.…Continue
Hello fellow quilting fanatics. This has been a very busy month around the Leiner household. We sold one rental house and bought two more so I have been kept from my quilting by landlady duties. But I am happy to report that I am making progress on the quilt for Beck and Todd, the quilt that has stymied me all…Continue
My quilting friend, Riana Noyes asked me to do a post on the Halloween cross stitch quilt which is #108 in my albums. The following are pictures and some explanations/descriptions of how that quilt came to be.
First the back story. I have been quilting since I was 18 years old. I had my first child, Jamie at 23 and my second, Becky at 27. All through their childhood, I was making quilts and once upon a time, cross stitching as well. in 1984 or 85 I decided to do a Christmas…Continue
I know I have been incommunicato for awhile but I have been busy quilting! Here is the most recent quilt I finished just tonight, a few scant hours before Halloween. No, you are not crazy, this is a Christmas quilt. Sometimes, we just don't get to choose the timing of when things get accomplished.
I the winter is coming upon us, I pretty much achieved a goal... I cleaned out my basement and organized nearly everything! Nearly organized enough to buy a different house... Plastic containers are my friends... it's been hard work, but now Im at the end of this haul....
I made a few dresses this summer, and a tunic... now I want to start on a wall hanging. I am hoping all my planning will make for smooth transitions so I can continue on my path!
Looking forward to a more…Continue