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the second part of the Dresden quilt block

Well we all know that disasters happen in the sewing room and I discovered my big mistake yesterday when I completed the second half of my Dresden style “Epic” crazy quilt. The secret is how to put it all right … Continue reading

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the first part of a Dresden crazy quilt block

My first Dresden crazy quilt is nearly complete and this week I have been testing it….

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finishing my second Vintage sewing crazy quilt

Take a few pieces of gorgeous richly coloured dupion silk, along with some pretty shades of thread and some lace, that blend well and see how they turn out when stitched and embroidered as the new Romantic Crazy quilt with a vintage sewing … Continue reading

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another vintage sewing quilt block

Over the last few weeks I have been working on another Vintage Sewing Romantic Crazy quilt block to match my previous one, GFE-RCQ-7. To begin with I flipped the one horizontally so they will sit nicely as a pair. Most of the … Continue reading

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a new Valentines Crazy quilt block (part 2)

The best way to select appropriate colours for your embroidery, is to lay them all out in natural light and see what works and what shouts “no way”! I was not happy about my little butterfly although the rich colours showed his staggering … Continue reading

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a new Valentines Crazy quilt block (part 1)

Well that year went quickly as here I am again creating a Valentines crazy quilt block! I love my embroidery to feature lots of graceful curves so as hearts are just two curves mirror imaged, I am in digitising heaven creating … Continue reading

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embellishing a Celtic themed Crazy Quilt block

As Celtic embroidery fascinates me and I have several collections I thought it about time I created a crazy quilt block with a Celtic theme. There are some new designs within this block and some elements from Holly Bells, Celtic … Continue reading

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perfecting my Vintage sewer’s Crazy quilt

When I wrote last time I had done my test out and was in the process of improving the Romantic Crazy Quilt block which has a sewing theme. I have now embroidered it out again with the cameo and was delighted … Continue reading

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a Romantic vintage sewer’s crazy quilt block

I am currently digitising another Crazy quilt block with a vintage sewing theme. In deciding the elements for this block I have considered all the notions we use when we sew and given them a neutral colour scheme to make … Continue reading

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a paisley crazy quilt block

I just adore paisley (boteh) designs which probably originated in Persia. The East Indian company imported Kashmir shawls and other luxurious silk products with these designs printed on them and they have never gone out of fashion. Where better to … Continue reading

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