Category Archives: classes

Shibori

Many years ago I took a shibori class through my Guild. I don’t remember who taught it, but I do remember she made a living through installation art and not teaching or writing books. The best part of the class … Continue reading

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Basic Crazy Quilting Course Review and Reveal

I recently finished the Basic Cray Quilting Course with Kathy Seaman Shaw. This class is a prerequisite for all her other classes, which are all free. The class started in early January. This class is divided into 12 tasks and … Continue reading

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A Little Every Day

I finished stitching a project this week that was designated my do-a-little-every-day project. The concept is simple. Every day I did something to move that project forward. This is not a new idea, or my idea, but something I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt Course Task 11

After some epic procrastination, I finished task 11, the iris and hyacinth cluster. I’m embarrassed to admit it wasn’t that hard and didn’t take a lot of time. I just couldn’t face another task of silk ribbon embroidery. A couple … Continue reading

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April 2021 Short List

I finished the bunny runner last month, which was my OMG. It felt good to finally get one done. I also finished the star blocks (January OMG). I have a couple more projects close to done and one small start. … Continue reading

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Hand Work Update

I’ve made some progress on both of my slow stitching projects. I finished task #10 on the Crazy Quilting Course. I have two more tasks to go to finish the course. The Christmas Eve cross stitch is in the home … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt Course Update

The struggle is real. Progress continues slowly. I finished task #8, and everyone was right. The needle makes a huge difference when stitching bullion knots. I had a delay on task #9 because I didn’t have silk ribbon. I had … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt Course Task #7

Another task done. This one stitched up quicker because I didn’t have to search for my supplies, there was less stitching and I was familiar with the stitches. The purple curve is done with a boatload of very tiny chain … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 7, 2021

Once again my progress was limited to the Basic Crazy Quilting Course. I finished task #6, embroidering over seams with pearl cotton. The threads are vintage, picked up at an auction many years ago. I bought a bin of threads, … Continue reading

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February 2021 Short List

January turned into one of those months when a whole lot of nothing got done. Best to put it behind me and move on. Last month I talked about limiting active sewing projects to two, avoiding overwhelm. That didn’t happen … Continue reading

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