You're welcome to pick your way through threads and stitches, but I'd be really grateful if you could be kind enough to refrain from pinning.
Tag Archives: quilting
Well, I can’t carry on calling it Beardie Quilt, can I? And every artist, at some point in their life, produces something called ‘Untitled’. It turned out all right in the end. I like the back, too: I’ve added this … Continue reading
Still quilting Still embroidering Still bearding. Keep calm and carry on.
I wondered if embroidering this quilt might be easier than quilting it. It wasn’t. Embroidering cardboard is just as difficult as quilting it.
On the table today, an unfinished quilted piece that I rediscovered recently while tidying. Sometimes it can be interesting to revisit something from the past, just to see the difference between then and now. This is from several years ago … Continue reading
Begun on 1st January 2012; finished on 15th July 2012. Ninety-nine 8″ blocks, hand-pieced from scraps, hand-quilted, joined and bound by hand. Originally I was not going to use binding on this quilt. Many historic and traditional English quilts do … Continue reading
This, believe it or not, is a pile (two piles, in fact) of 99 quilted blocks. Each block looks roughly like these: I took a long time deciding what was going where, and who was sitting next to whom, but … Continue reading
A small pile of completed quilted blocks has appeared. These are the eight-inch patchwork blocks that I started piecing in January, now part of a quilt-as-you-go adventure. I’m using my favourite Hobbs wool batting, and am making the back of … Continue reading
I know, two posts in one day. I have a new camera, and I just wanted to see if anyone can tell the difference (all pictures below are with the new camera; earlier post today was using the old one): … Continue reading
I usually find that this is a good time of year for looking back as well as looking forward, like Janus. Yesterday we cleared out the loft, primarily in preparation for the move but also just to see what was … Continue reading