Thursday, 24 October 2013

stitch tease

I am quilting what is probably my best and most favourite quilt so far!
When it comes to quilting I tend to get really stuck,
I just never know how to do whats best
for the good of the fabric.
That was a terrible sentence but I'll leave it in.
So I have plumped for a mix of machine and hand quilting.
When I hand quilt I usually use my trusty
water soluble pen to draw on the pattern,
but on finding said pen to be dried up
I have resorted to masking tape.
Thats all folks....

6 comments:

  1. I love a combination of hand and machine quilting - the best of both worlds! And the colours in this quilt ar gorgeous! Dare I say - Spring-like!

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  2. Thanks for coming over to visit Clare. You are a proficient patchworker! I remember the days when you just dabbled with it and used to blog about your lovely garden too. I am glad that you have found a passion that brings you great joy. x

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  3. I love the combo too! This is going to be fabulous and it is no wonder it is your favorite!

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  4. I just love the colors in this quilt. Yes, the combination of hand and machine quilting will be just lovely!

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  5. And that is why your hand stitching is straight and mine is wonky as all get out.

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  6. A new favourite! I look forward to the big reveal.
    Lisa x

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