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I have been stitching since the late 80's I used to knit till it went out of fashion in the 80's,I enjoy many forms of stitching hardanger,blackwork, any counted stitches, cross-stitch, Quilting,stumpwork,beading and of course my first passion which was knitting.I love the colour purple, I like to stitch samplers I love alphabets, will design my own for special occasions.I like following designer lizzie kate, brent creek,prarie schooler, shepherds bush, little house needlework, Country Cottage Needle work and many more.

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Quilting treat

I am coming to the end of a weeks holiday, I started out on Saturday doing a quilt workshop at the Viking Loom with Stuart Hillard, the class was the daisy chain quilt.

I had a great day I always learn so much, Stuart gives out so many tips over the day, I have a Benina machine and so did two other ladies,this is also the machine Stuart uses he showed us how to de-fluff and oil our machines.

I shall not be making the quilt I was going to learn the techniques, I have done very little bonded appliqué, we were shown a couple of different methods to use, I used steam a seam lite which I have not used before, I  have many fancy stitches on my machine that I have not used before once I worked out how to program the stitch in, I used the buttonhole stitch.

Here are both blocks we did.

There was just 7 of us in the class so we had plenty of room my work table.

I intend to turn my blocks into a quilted project bag I have been and bought myself a zip.


Justine said...

Beautiful blocks Jayne, I like your colour choices.

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