Monthly Archives: February 2010

Stash Report #9

I didn’t buy any fabric or finish anything this week.  Next week I’ll have a couple things finished for sure.  This working six days has to go.   Most of the week I worked on the picture challenge piece, which … Continue reading

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More Fabric Beads

Are you tired of seeing these yet?   Last night at Art Quilt Group we swapped fabric beads.  These are what I brought home.         Three were made by rolling fabric and the round one was made from felted … Continue reading

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Fabric Beads Made From Scraps

I made fabric beads last week using the instructions I found on Judy Streger’s blog.    I substituted water for the basting spray in Judy’s instructions.  I also used hand-quilting thread so I could pull the stitches tight and not … Continue reading

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Stash Report #8

I didn’t buy or use any fabric this week.   A few of the local quilt shops have sales going, but I’ve worked six days the past two weeks and didn’t have time to go.   I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Knotted Fabric Beads

A few weeks ago I posted a link to this tutorial from the folks at Threads Magazine that shows how to make knotted fabric beads.  I made some this morning to trade at the next Art Quilt Group meeting.        … Continue reading

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Unexpected Places

The addition of eyelash yarn brought more movement and texture to the surface.           Hung on the design wall the empty spaces stood out.  They whispered “beads” to me.   With the quilt back on the table, I … Continue reading

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Interruptions

Remember this piece?  I finished adding the strips, tacking them down with beads.  More texture will follow.               This project calls to me, while all the other half-finished projects distract and confuse me.  I need to finish one … Continue reading

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