A Wild Zenspiration Tulip

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 My first “Zenspirations-styled” free motion quilted piece is done.  “A Wild Tulip” was a bit of a wild ride! “A Wild Tulip” — 8″x17″ approximately. Challenging? Yes!  Fun?  Mostly!  Learning?  Most Definitely! I started out with 50 weight Masterpiece ELS cotton in my top and bobbin.  I would do that differently next time, and did change my threads, mid-way through …

Listening

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The “T” Word.  TIME.  Lately, I haven’t had alot of time to put my doodling to practice underneath my machine.  But I have had some smaller bits of time in my work-day that I often overlook… Here’s a few examples:  A 15 minute break at work (twice a day!) my lunch hour — ‘leftover minutes!’ (sounds like a cell phone …

FREELY Give in BLOOM

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Here’s a fairly simple way to add a bit of free motion embellishment without alot of time investment.  I love to buy the  pre-made, decorated hand towel (and I have made them too). Great gifts for the girls at the office, and for any other gift giving need you may have. It’s really cool to make them fun, as well …