Category: Stitching

collective binding

We did long stitch binding as a group yesterday. Fun and a good way to learn. Loosely based on this tutorial by Sea Lemon: DIY Long Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial Black one is mine, yellow...

pieced

Both sides of the landscape quilt are stitched. First photo shows the brown/beige interior layer, which is an old quilt top my mom made from corduroy squares. It is worn out and dull-colored, but...

visualizing

Short-cut quilt in progress. I’m building a top and bottom out of nine patches and strips of fabric. The fabric with pronounced gray green stripes is khadi cloth from India, a gift from Suzanne....

Gee’s Bend

The Master Quilters of Gee’s Bend, Ala. I am fascinated by the quilt artists of Gee’s Bend. This is a beautiful little film about them, their work, and their community.

profusion of patchwork

More nine patches for the couch cover I’m making. I’ve sketched out the overall design on graph paper so I sort of know where I’m going with it. Just need to make three more...

stitching in sunshine

After a terminally gloomy yesterday, today has glorious sunshine and still no power. Taking some time to stitch down one of Spiritcloth’s threadcrumbs onto a nine patch. Hard to see the glints of the...

nine patch

Making a few nine patch squares today. I cut these out months ago and just yesterday ironed them to prepare for stitching by hand. Not sure of their final destination – either a throw...