Thursday, 23 May 2013

quilting by numbers

Normal service is resumed!!
My computer that is..not my quilting
that's never normal.
This mini has been living on my lounge floor for a week or two.
Only stitching an hour at a time,
as my shoulder allows.
(rep strain injury)
or 
(epp strain injury!)
I am not actually quilting by numbers
they were a safety net 
before I cut up all those triangles.
As I'm nearing the end
thoughts turn to quilting etc
 Whilst we're on the subject of numbers
my pal Jessica Life under Quilts
has written a sublime book on epp.
It's all about the top of page 48 for me!
More on that later...

13 comments:

  1. I'm excited to see the finished product! What an interesting approach.

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  2. I would confuse myself so much........;) x

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  3. Hi Clare, I have missed you! I'm happy to see that your quilt is going on and hope to see more soon! x Teje

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  4. The mini is going to be an absolute winner! Can't wait to see it- no pressure, though!

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  5. Sounds great! Ideal car projects!

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  6. OH.MY.GOODNESS!!! Clare, I dont know how you are crossed-eyed or wacka doodle by now!!! That looks so complicated! I am amazed!!! You are my hero, Clare :) This is going to be spectacular....and I can't wait to see the book!

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  7. That book looks exciting. Almost as exciting as your sewing there. Can't wait to see it all pieced.

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  8. can't wait to see this mini - looks amazing. And that book looks fantastic too - perfect for summer holidays :-)

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  9. Do us a favour and turn that mini round will you??

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  10. Gosh I love the look of this book - I just looked at Jessica's blog and will buy her book just for the Tanuki Stripes pattern! I wish the publishers had put that project on the front cover. Look forward to seeing the other side of your quilt :)

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  11. There is no way that I could keep track of over forty pieces. Pictures of the completed quilt are definitely worth a look. The book sounds really like it would be really exciting and that it would be a great read for someone who is new to quilting and full of questions.

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