Category Archives: artquilts

Jam Packed 24 Hours

It’s a busy week in the sewing room. First I finished the cat top. Then my iron broke. It has gone to the great appliance graveyard in the sky. For now I’m using a circa 1950 General Electric steamless iron … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 13, 2017

No fabric in or out this week. I didn’t finish the cat top before I left town. That will be a project for later today. I didn’t buy any fabric on our road trip. We stopped at the Nelsonville Quilt … Continue reading

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The Original Plan – Thoughts

It feels good when a plan comes together. A piecing project now lives on the table with the piecing machine, and a UFO that needs quilted lives next to the quilting machine. There will be some preliminary stitching done on … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – The Original Plan

I’ve been quilting the chunky churn dash runner and it’s going slow. I free motion quilt something every three or four month, and it isn’t enough to get very adept at it. I have heard people that teach and write … Continue reading

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Third Stitching To Dye Finish

The third Stitching To Dye piece went into the second dye bath this weekend. I wanted to make sure it was done for my Art Quilt Group meeting Tuesday night. To recap, here is the finished quilt before dyeing. Here … Continue reading

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Dye Round One

I went on a quilting tear Sunday and dyed the Stitching To Dye #3 piece Sun Yellow. The last step in this experiment is to over dye it one more color. I’m thinking raspberry. I also think I’m going to … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Two Of Three

Except for the dyeing, the third Stitching To Dye piece is finished. This experiment included adding cotton lace to the quilt as a design element. I played around with what I had and couldn’t get it to look good. It … Continue reading

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