Tag Archives: ruler work

Moving to the border……….decisions……..

Last time I finished with the beginning of the end of the center portion/the vintage cloth itself. See here. The micro-stippling is complete. Photos…………….from this: to this:.  .  .   The dime helps to see the scale of the stitching…….contrast. … Continue reading

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The next step……………….

In this vintage process is to emphasize the quilting motifs even more than they are at present. The quilt stitching, especially of a “whole cloth” type (mostly “negative” space) is most effective when the stitched motifs/designs are dramatically different in … Continue reading

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Monday’s meanderings…………..

Further into “feather land”…………..  I’m thinking I’m really going to love these corner designs—-with the added plumes!!! . For those of you who may have missed my initial information:The machine I’m using is a Juki 2010Q, straight stitch (only) industrial … Continue reading

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(Far from a) Friday Finish!!…………..

But having such a great time!!!! To catch up, see here. The center portion is reeeeeeelly close to a ‘finish’. I did the 4 sections that complete the center circle. Photo before stitching……   and after some ‘playtime’……   The obligatory back … Continue reading

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Feathering………………

Yesterday’s start has taken the expected direction……..   Feathers, petals, and…….well, lots more fun ahead…. And the flip side……..   To see the unstitched beginning, see here. Thanks so much for tagging along on my (exciting to me) journeys. These results amaze … Continue reading

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One Word Wednesday—-“Beginning”……..

 

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Vintage…..Part 4….a Finish………

Mid-week and it’s a “Finish”! This post will give you the “back tracking” info to the beginning.   Switching to my little machine for a zig-zag edge finish……. and back to the Juki to hem the opening for the hanger hook … Continue reading

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Vintage……Part 3…….almost finished……..

The journey is nearing its end. To catch up, see here and here. I laid the hanger on both the front and back (be sure to flip the hanger over, since these pieces need to be mirror images!) to double … Continue reading

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Vintage…….Part 2………

If you’re just coming along for the ride on this journey, you may want to visit here, first. So, onward…….. #1 Take the sandwich that will be the “back” of the hanger. This is the one without your beautiful embroidery. … Continue reading

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Vintage continuation……………

From last week’s post here, I am continuing on this small linen piece. The size is more “card table” cloth size, 45”x45”, with a small lace edging and sweet embroidery in the 4 corners. As you can see, the center … Continue reading

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A Friday Finish…………

Don’tcha just love those words??!!! To the beginnings of this little piece, see here, here, here, here and here. Sorry ‘bout all the links, poor organization on my part….thanks for ‘persevering’! Anyhow, here we are…..another Friday and this……………..  Have an … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday……..with a note……..

And here’s the “note”…….the clips I use, when hand stitching the binding, are found only on-line at Office Depot…….found here………

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At the end of the day……………

This is about half complete………      I’ve switched to Invisifil 100wt light green and white thread for the top thread, continuing with the Essential Pro poly 70wt in the bobbin. This thin thread stitches beautifully (using a size 14 needle) on … Continue reading

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It’s “Dimensional Friday”!!……………….

Yup…..This one’s coming along nicely. Outlining complete. Ready to give some attention to all that white background!!!!!! To be continued…………………………

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Throw-back Thursday………

But not too far back………last December the garage project (seen here) was halted at a skeleton stage for the winter. And, now, this is the view from our livingroom………..  Much better and definitely closer to the end!!!! Yay! So that’s … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday……and……….

A huge tease………………..

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What was shown on Monday……………

And begun here, now looks like these………….. In case you missed it, here’s a link to my previous post on these. Close-ups of the results.     The all-over feathers sure finish much quicker than the smaller, ruler-work finish!!! But … Continue reading

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Some ruler work and……………

Leafy feathers complete the second border on the quilt in progress. Previous progress found here.   This is a backing photo (on the left side of the photo) folded to the right side of the quilt (on the right). Yes, … Continue reading

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It’s a “wrap”…………….

The Asian quilt, that is. Finished and delivered to its owner. Finally, a complete view/the whole picture……..        I know that photo is not the best…..that was one large quilt….a generous ‘double’! If you go back to here, here, here, here … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday…………………

And the back………………………….

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And the Finish………..

To yesterday’s post. Some loopy funky flowers and a bit of ruler work, squared up and done!! Wonderfully bright, vibrant, summery and warm!!!!!!!!   The colors aren’t quite this ‘golden’ but I love the warmth of this photo as the … Continue reading

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