Daily Archives: July 16, 2013

Not Terribly Sewing Related… But…

As I sit here watching a dark independent British drama, all I can think about is how much I want to dye that quilt top, but I don’t quite know how yet, and I don’t want to rush it. So, instead I’m sitting here watching ‘Rory O’Shea Was Here’, and it is actually pretty amazing, but my mind is elsewhere thinking of fabrics and dyes and everything that makes me feel motivated to create a beautiful quilt! So, I’ll share some fun inspiration with everyone!

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Finished Sewing The Top

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I just finished sewing the top. Now that it is done, I’m trying to plan out the logistics of how I’m going to dye it. Not sure on the design yet, but I have a few plans. I need to find my upholstery thread! I’m definitely thinking of doing something radiating from the center. Then maybe blue on the 9 patch squares to make them pop!

More Pictures after the jump!

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Quilting Secrets, Tips, And Tricks : Perfect Quarter Inch Seams

Do you pine for perfect quarter inch seems on your projects? I’m sure you do! I do! Well, I did, now I don’t pine any longer! A friend of mine taught me this, and it works amazingly! I know some people probably already know this, but I think someone will find it interesting! It not only helps with perfect seams, but it is one of my many secrets to help quilt faster! That’s right! I said faster!

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