BOOKMARKS and Bernina Foot 2A

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These are pieces of leftover embellished fabric from a quilted scarf.  After trimming the edges of the scarf, these pieces were made into bookmarks.   There are many possibilities of finishing the edges… metallic paint, yarns twisted to make a rope or a satin stitch zig zag. A very useful skill is to employ the zig zag satin stitch with the …

Making Fabric Paper

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Thank you to Beth who left a comment yesterday asking for more details… I hope this post will help you out… but I welcome any questions you have!  First things FIRST.  Lay down a plastic covering on the work service; laying out your muslin and items you want to use in the collage.The muslin can be any shape; small, squarish…or …

A ROSE… is a rose … is a rose… Fabric Paper Art Quilt

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MORE explorations with FABRIC PAPER!Lynn Anderson’s Loretta Lynn’s song comes to mind “I never promised you a rose garden…!”This one was one of my beginning experiments… it’s a little “wild” – and I look forward to playing with this technique more!  I do really like playing with the white opaque pens, but I must remember to write, before I stitch!! …

KATIE OUR CUTIE Art Quilt

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This is the second in a series of small art quilts I am playing with.  These little quilts are what I call “fabric paper” and I hope you will consider taking “Fabric Paper’ – a class we’re offering at the Quilt-A-Way for $15.00 TUESDAY March 1, 5:30-8pm OR SATURDAY March 5, 10am-1pm. The first art quilt was dedicated to Rachel …

The MAZE Tablerunner

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Amazing foot… the #43 free motion couching foot by Bernina.  Love…love, love it! See my blog post February 1, 2011 here.  And I’m sorry if I’ve tempted you with this foot, and you have an older machine… sadly, those older models will not accommodate this foot.  In fact, all the “new” feet won’t fit older machines, period. 🙁 Yes, it’s …