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One Word Wednesday………….

Progress   FYI Note: This piece is a combination of 2 vintage pieces: a smaller scalloped edged eyelet piece (with coral fabric beneath) atop a plain centered Battenberg lace edged piece. 

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Continued vintage progress on 2 ………..

Pretty little pieces. The first is now ready for a border and maybe a little bling…………………. (link to post showing previous status….)….       and little piece number 2 which has a ways to go before I will call it ‘done’……..     This … Continue reading

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A wee bit of Saturday stitchin’………..

Hmmmm……I think that “wee” part was a leftover from yesterday’s St. Paddy’s Day!!!! A breezy sunny 84F day here in the Rio Grande Valley and I’m INdoors enjoying some vintage stitching…………….       This is the 2nd “in-process” vintage linen I’ll be … Continue reading

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Once again, it’s (fun) Stitchin’ Saturday!!!!………..

The morning was time enough to take care of the ‘must-do’ tasks which left the afternoon  fa-reee!!!!!!   Ms Texas Juki and I and a lovely little vintage linen piece. Let the micro-stippling and feathers(!!!!) begin……………..      I’m not exactly sure how … Continue reading

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A Tuesday finish…………

This little 15” square “Vera” napkin (thrifted a couple of weeks ago) is now a completed little topper! Yay!! I had purchased it for a demo this past weekend at an event called UffDa Fest/Festival of Quilts. (follow the link … Continue reading

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Activity….outside and in…………….

Several months ago we altered the “landscape” in our front yard. See here. Trying to move forward on a small(?) project presents its own set of problems. The most major one is: our area has been experiencing a building/construction boom … Continue reading

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(It’s still) Wordless Wednesday………………….

Glide thread (top thread-on left); Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly (bobbin thread-on right).

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Progress = Texture!!!!………………

Moving along nicely on this one. A project such as this takes a bit of time but the reward/outcome is definitely worth it!!!!! A couple of “back shots”….love these!!!!! Onward to the finish!!!!………………….. (Note: you may ‘click’ on any photo … Continue reading

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Almost finished……..

The demo I did last Saturday in Spring Grove resulted in another Hearts & Feathers micro-stipple piece. Well, not entirely done that day…actually, I could have made more progress on it than I did but the on-lookers who stopped by … Continue reading

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Question……

“Micro-stippling”—What is it??? Where is it used???? A question asked; a new post to answer. Rather than adding links to answer this I will share what I have learned since first embarking on this facet of machine quilting. First off, … Continue reading

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Almost done……..

This latest project, although small in size, has taken more time than any other I have done……but has given me the most pleasure! I am still intrigued by the whole “micro-stippling” technique and how the resulting texture is so well … Continue reading

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It’s Saturday and……

It’s become overcast and rainy. A great opportunity to spend time at the sewing machine getting back to using the FMQ technique begun when Leah Day initiated several of us into the skill of “micro-stippling”. Her project took us through … Continue reading

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Finally finished…..

I have had such fun with this project…a huge “Thank you, Leah”!! I am so impressed by the successes being posted/linked on her site by each one who participated. This little quilt will be a table topper for me, a … Continue reading

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I am pleased……….

Many things were learned in this whole cloth “experiment”. I have much better control of my machine when FMQ…..much! I really can’t believe the improvement in my fabric movement/machine speed coordination…Yay! My machine behaved quite nicely, also, which was a … Continue reading

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