I went to ‘my’ Stencil quilt class on Sunday, taught by Dan Rouse.
He is a lovely man. Super stylish and understated. The ladies in the class are all fans of his, and I came to learn that ... Sep 19, 2011 6 Comments
This week designers were asked to create their own fabric and then make a design featuring that fabric. Sorry about the lateness of the Runway show, 2 birthday parties and school meetings caused a de... Sep 16, 2011 1 Comment
This week was a big pot of soup of directions all stirred together.
I just sunk my teeth into “design your own fabric” and ran with it.
My pattern is inspired by water and swimming. I chos... Sep 16, 2011 1 Comment
It’s been awhile since we’ve had a color challenge, so for this week’s theme we are going for the classic Black and White combination.
I think it makes embroidery look clean and cri... Sep 15, 2011 1 Comment
This week the theme in Iron Craft was Shrink to Fit and we were challenged to make something smaller. Let’s see how everyone tackled this small sized challenge.
( Click on any photo to see i... Sep 14, 2011 No Comments
The Architecture of a sleeve: Part one is how to get started when you are stuck.
Here is Part 2: How to proceed with the second sleeve.
When I was done with my first sleeve, I took a needle and thread... Sep 14, 2011 No Comments
Be still my heart.
Did I make this quilt myself, and I just don’t remember doing it? No, I did not. But I am tempted to stay up all night tonight and give it a try.
I L-O-V-E hot pin... Sep 13, 2011 No Comments
Just a quick 8,000 Feet Hoodie update to show you what the sweater looks like once you divide the sleeves and the body.
At this point the sleeve stitches are on a stitch holder (a piece of scrap yarn... Sep 12, 2011 No Comments
A few more designers came running out of the workroom needles in hand to make it to the runway this week….
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If you are not reading this pos... Sep 11, 2011 No Comments