Category: Stitching

Almost ready to turn

I have been waiting for the day I could turn this quilt and obscure the “ugly” interior layer. Today is the day and guess what – I’m feeling reluctant. So I spent some time...

quilt sandwich

The quilt sandwich – almost finished basting. I’m being much more careful than usual because I know this is going to be tricky. Established that initial two-layer sandwich should be the interior cloth on...

pita threads and moon medallions

These threads are a pain in the ass to stitch with. They get all balled up, repel each other when doubled, become inexplicably longer on one side, tangle for no good reason. They refuse...

home for my edges

I made a rough list of pending projects. One that seemed especially urgent was creating containers or caddies for supplies. On Friday, my fiber friend turned over my 1/8″ metal “edge” or rule, using...

Alchemist’s apron

My alchemist’s apron is finished! Well, Maybe never finished, but it’s reached the stage where I’ve done all I intended to do and any further work would be sheer wanton embellishment. This is a...

Sumptuous pillows

I made pillow covers. Pleased with how they turned out. And not too difficult to make. Materials: Velvet was a gift from Suzanne, purchased from a fabric store in Wisconsin Piping from Joanne’s fabric...