Intensive, straight-line stitching at sub-quarter inch intervals is time-consuming but I love the resulting texture. If can find the “right” green(s) in my thread collection, I hope to complete this stage on this artwork today.
I’ve made a start on quilting Topsy Turvy. No intense straight line quilting this time around. Instead, it’s a free motion design using orange and yellow variegated thread that I happened to have to hand. This is the first major free motion project on my “new” machine (which is over 18 months old) so we […]
I love how stitching creates texture.Â It’s slow going but rewarding.
In Part One of the Evolution of Allagai Waves, I looked at the design and construction of the latest work in my Dreamlines series that is currently on exhibition in Golden Textures. In this post, I will concentrate on the quilting and finishing of the work. Once the quilt top was assembled, the next step […]
Update: There was a stray thread caught in the tension discs. You can see the gory photos on my second post for today. I was happily quilting my Twelve by Twelve Mythology piece yesterday and then I turned it over. That’s when the headache started. I am not talking about those vibrating blues and oranges. […]
I don’t know about you but, when I have a head cold, everything seems to take extra concentration. Today’s challenge is to continue with quilting a project that will appear in Quilters Companion later in the year. Emboldened by Diane Perin Hock’s Circle Quilting Success and the extra harp space on my new sewing machine, […]