|"Hi Ian! Let's play!"|
Also, his parents can't be left out, so the busy bees pictured below make the perfect pillowcases for them! So appropriate for their monogram--BBB.
More specially themed fabric is being used for a fabulous prize for a 2014 fishing trip contest yet to be determined. Biggest fish? Smallest fish? Ugliest fish? Most fish eaten? Biggest fish tale?
I had made the selvage section of this at home and quilted it on my machine, just brought it along to finish up the pillow back---
It was made using the Creative Grids 30 degree triangle ruler. Worked slick!
I finished the quilting on 2 things last week--
This orange and white quilt is a variation of the traditional feathered star pattern. I had never seen it before, but the pattern came from a magazine so it is legit! I think it was called Pierre's Star?
Another star, and again with the orange--
This is a baby quilt, mostly white, with this one big star placed off-center for a different effect. And look at this backing--
I am enjoying a few days away from home for a quilting retreat, and I have spent a lot of my time so far working on a machine embroidery project. I still consider myself a newbie with this skill, learning more each time I take on a new pattern. This one combines some applique with the embroidery.
|Peppermint Candy by Claudia's Creations|
For a little bit better perspective, each of those ornaments is 5" in diameter. This is what it looks like as it is being stitched--