Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
I just read a tip from Nancy's Notions not to use lead pencils to mark my seam allowances because it may leave a permanent mark. I'd like to know what everybody else uses. I was using a lead pencil, now I'm not so sure.
I've been asked to quilt a top that was made 15 years ago, and the white border fabric has water-erasable markings from that time. A washcloth removed the blue, and left a faint yellow/brown mark. Has anyone had a similar experience? If the marks…Continue
I am just getting started with my Tiara. I have no trouble with smaller projects, but I am struggling with my stitching in the ditch. Moving all that fabric around and such...no guide per say...any advice? Do you stitch in the ditch on your Tiara?
Hi there!I am looking for the quilt pattern "Cartwheel Constellation"by Gail Garber.. It is in the American Quilter Magazine, Jan. 2010. This was before I was a member, and the copies are all sold out.Does anyone have this pattern, or know how I…Continue
my oldest grand treasure loves the world of laura ingalls wilder books. thinking of christmas time & personslity sppropriate gifts for each of the girls. the laura ingalls wilder fascination sent me on a web search for info. though i know who…Continue
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
Here is the 2016 schedule for meetings of the ACTS Ministry (Arts, Crafts, Teaching & Sharing) at West Hills Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN.
This is a group of people who get together to crochet, quilt, sew, needle tat, knit, make jewelry, and enjoy each others company. We multiply our joys and divide our burdens while we meet with each other. Many members of this group are not members of this church, as we met through classes that I taught. Beginners in these or other arts &…Continue