Hi again. I wanted to show you my Strata quilt that I started in April 2011. It was tons of fun to design and play with the different colors (see below). My stash had many batiks that I’ve never used so I decided to put them all in one quilt.
Here’s the finished quilt, but I wanted to talk about the designing part. I use Adobe Photoshop Elements to design. This allows me to make lay out decisions and ‘see’ the finished quilt long before I even start sewing. Continue reading →
This small quilt was my first attempt at machine quilting from back in 2001-ish. I actually wanted to make a cute blanket for my Papillion, but she didn’t like it and only tried to scratch it to death!
I can’t remember where I got the pattern, but I loved the trapunto in the hearts. It was made with black cotton fabric and silver metallic thread.