Tag Archives: Crazy quilting

a sumptuous crazy quilt

I just adore creating crazy quilt blocks as attaching the small segments of fabric in a sequence results in beautiful embroidery. Within the block there is a place to treasure forever those tiny scraps of fabric or lace that you could … Continue reading

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lace, hearts, bows and pearls to enhance your machine embroidery

In completing my 12th Romantic Crazy quilt block I decided to be more flamboyant than usual. After I had added the four pastel shades of silk dupion along with some lace to the base fabric and completed the embroidery, I … Continue reading

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printed templates, aligning designs and re-hooping segments of a large stocking (part 1)

I love to challenge myself to learn new digitising skills and my customers to develop new machine embroidery skills. The latest project for this Christmas has been my biggest challenge yet. My first crazy quilted stocking has proved very popular but … Continue reading

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the second part of the Dresden quilt block

Well we all know that disasters happen in the sewing room and I discovered my big mistake yesterday when I completed the second half of my Dresden style “Epic” crazy quilt. The secret is how to put it all right … Continue reading

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the first part of a Dresden crazy quilt block

My first Dresden crazy quilt is nearly complete and this week I have been testing it….

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finishing my second Vintage sewing crazy quilt

Take a few pieces of gorgeous richly coloured dupion silk, along with some pretty shades of thread and some lace, that blend well and see how they turn out when stitched and embroidered as the new Romantic Crazy quilt with a vintage sewing … Continue reading

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another vintage sewing quilt block

Over the last few weeks I have been working on another Vintage Sewing Romantic Crazy quilt block to match my previous one, GFE-RCQ-7. To begin with I flipped the one horizontally so they will sit nicely as a pair. Most of the … Continue reading

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a new Valentines Crazy quilt block (part 2)

The best way to select appropriate colours for your embroidery, is to lay them all out in natural light and see what works and what shouts “no way”! I was not happy about my little butterfly although the rich colours showed his staggering … Continue reading

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a new Valentines Crazy quilt block (part 1)

Well that year went quickly as here I am again creating a Valentines crazy quilt block! I love my embroidery to feature lots of graceful curves so as hearts are just two curves mirror imaged, I am in digitising heaven creating … Continue reading

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embellishing a Celtic themed Crazy Quilt block

As Celtic embroidery fascinates me and I have several collections I thought it about time I created a crazy quilt block with a Celtic theme. There are some new designs within this block and some elements from Holly Bells, Celtic … Continue reading

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