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Ars Technica. Myrtle's Craft Studio. Search results for easy triangle method. Don't you just love the churn dash block?

Search results for easy triangle method

It's been around forever and I've seen many made by my great grandma, my grandma and great aunts make them using templates. But as you know… I like to rotary cut! I thought you might be interested to see how I make my churn dash block! I cut the center square 2 1/2". (Also cut 4 corner squares and 4 background squares for the half square triangles in the corners at 2 1/2") Completely cauchy. A Group Gathering: Collar Piece: Nancy Nicholson. Bold and colourful with moreish motifs of birds, cats and fluid forms, designer & artist Nancy Nicholson's work is highly illustrative and joyful to behold.

A Group Gathering: Collar Piece: Nancy Nicholson

Based in Kent, Nancy works predominantly in paper and textiles using her own designs to produce stitch kits, 3d 'interactive stationary' and one-off hand & machine stitched pieces. Nancy comes from a dynasty of artists with a rich textile bent. In brief, her Father, Roger Nicholson, was a professor of fine art texiles at the Royal College of Art and her Mother, Joan Nicholson, was involved in the Needlework Development Scheme in the 1950's (you may even be familiar with Joan's work for Golden Hands magazine in the 1960s & 70s?). Both parents were involved with the 1951 Festival of Britain and between them produced a huge volume of work from paintings to wallpaper patterns. This body of work has been both influential and inspirational to Nancy's work, sharing a European folk art flavour to which Nancy adds her own twist.

Be*mused. My first effort Five or six years ago when Anna Maria Horner's book, Seams to Me, came out, there was a flurry of interest in one particular project in the book, the Pincushion Caddy.


It was popping up on many blogger 'want to make' lists but enthusiasm waned as some reported back that the pattern was nearly impossible to assemble. I was one of those who was ready to take the plunge, despite my general disdain for such projects because the thing was so darn cute ~ and looked like such a handy sewing aide. At some point, however, I backed away from the idea since I already had abandoned several such projects midway. Fast forward to several weeks ago.

Handmade by bachud. Журавлик. Dorte Rasmussen.Denmark is dortebirgitte on Pinterest. Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor. The tune “Back in the Saddle Again” is playing in my head as I stare into the Shultz & Dooley mirror hanging over my sewing machine.

Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor

I’m getting ready to work on the Wicked Witch Panel below. I’m a Wizard of Oz fan! This is my first project in the new house. The panel measures 34″x42″. I decided to add Lemoyne Star cornerstones and stripped borders. I know I have blogged about the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star Ruler before but thought I would reiterate some tips. Below I have cut 2 background strips and two star strips. Stitch the strips as shown.

Quilting is a Pressing Matter!!! When pressing strip A, the seam gets pressed toward the background strip. Place Strip B right up on the table, then place strip A on top, right sides together. Make. Poppytalk. Piece O Cake Blog. Purl Soho Home. A knit and crochet community. Quiltville's Quips & Snips!! Modern quilts, clothing, fabric, and photos.

Homepage. Modern quilts, clothing, fabric, and photos. Weeknight Quilting. Want it, Need it, Quilt! Teaginny Designs. BillieBee's Blog. Quilts In The Barn. Threads of Loveliness. Tanglewood Threads: 2012 Scratchings. The beginnings January 1 through 3 January complete.

Tanglewood Threads: 2012 Scratchings

Posted February 19, 2012 Posted February 28, 2012 Posted March 3, 2012 Posted March 11, 2012 The backside Housed in Katherine's lovely wicker case Posted April 2, 2012 Posted April 16, 2012 My dye pots are a favourite A red letter day when Harry brought a girlfriend to the pond Posted April 23, 2012. Harriet Seed. “I share my studio with my boyfriend Matt (Taylor) who is also an illustrator.

Harriet Seed.

The studio is the spare bedroom of our house in Brighton, England. It’s about 10 minutes walk from the beach which is a brilliant place to clear your head and let ideas come to you. We live next door to a primary school, so when the kids are in the yard for playtime, we know it’s time for a coffee break. “My side of the studio is usually quite chaotic.

I’m a bit of a magpie and accumulate things to go in my collections so there are all sorts of bits and pieces, like Coronation mugs, dotted around. “We have a beautiful 1920s plan chest to keep prints and artwork tidy.” Harriet Seed is an illustrator who lives and works in Brighton, England. FROM YOUR DESKS: How do you work? HARRIET SEED: I usually start the day by going for breakfast with Matt at our favorite cafe where we write our to-do lists or think up new projects for the day. Heart/h: all done (C365:191) Interiors.Inspiration.Colour.Trend.Travel.Life.Food.

Spirit Cloth

Musings of a textile itinerant.