Holy Guacamole I am in love.
I have never done any quilting except what I have done by hand, which can take months for a single quilt. That's great if you want to create an heirloom. But sometimes I put all this work into this quilting the quilt and then get a little bit fierce about anyone using it. I would like to be able to create some patchwork projects that I can be a little more relaxed about and also feel free to give away and not worry about all of that work going into it.
So I did a little bit of practice on a couple of patchwork table runners that I had laying around.
Well, first I watched a couple of youtube tutorials on the tv (with the boys, who
I tested everything for about 30 seconds on some scrap fabric and then went to town on my runners. So simple! From then on I was listening to some mp3s and sewing along and looking out the window and the lawn being mowed...made for a perfect afternoon!
|All finished! In one afternoon!|
It will have to wait just a little bit though as I have my first machine embroidery class tonight.
I will post more on that later...
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