Just an update on our rising star, Wendy Sheppard. Another beautiful work featured in one of our favorite quilting magazines, American Patchwork & Quilting. No surprise there. Attention to Detail in American Patchwork & Quilting (June 2011) Ivoryspring | May 4, 2011 at 12:00 am American Patchwork & Quilting June 2011, Applique Table Runner, RJR Anything but theContinue reading “Wendy Sheppard update”
Re-decorating a room can be exciting and fun. It can also be a little intimidating as well. Where’s a good place to to start? Money a little tight these days? Want some help? In a word -think paint! Read on…. Change the paint- changeContinue reading “Re-decorating on a budget? Think paint!”
You may be redesigning a room, or perhaps you’ve just moved into a new place. Maybe you just feel the need for a face lift to up date your home to the year 2011. In any case, if you are in the process of decorating a room, you may ask yourself, “Why spend money on artwork?Continue reading “Modern Interior Design- Contemporary Art”
This an old post from a few years ago. After all the sleepless nights, hair pulling and teeth gnashing, not to mention the months it took me, I just let it sit, waiting for someone to put the posts back into their categories. There it has sat … waiting… I’m turning over a new leaf ,s0 you’ll see some older postsContinue reading “A last longing look at the flowers of summer”
Here’s where we are so far; the backing . batting and top background are sandwiched together. I use a spray adhesive 505 Spray And Fix to sandwich everything together. The parts of the puzzle pieces are in the process of being fused to the quilt sandwich. As you can see there is subtle color variations with the individual partsContinue reading “progress on new quilt and raw edge appliqué tutorial 2”
So here’s the start of several new quilts, more to follow. I’m on a botanical kick, loving the thread painting and hanging on to the last of the flowers as fall approaches. Here’s the wee beginnings…
Bonus: a tutorial on raw edge appliqué
This is a small tea party for a friend who moved away. It involved making and giving a quilt, of course. I confess, I hoard pretty china, how many sets of china can one person use in a lifetime? The dishes you see here were found in a flea market in England and carried back home in a suitcase. I didn’t break even 1 plate! How’s that for packing?