Friday, April 24, 2015

Crazy quilt block for April finished

This is the fall themed block finished.  I am looking forward to putting all four blocks together.  I have some embroidered quilt blocks inherited from Aunt Pat and I am debating using them for the backing.  It is better than leaving them sitting in a drawer and I am really not sure what else to do with them.
I am linking with  http://ninamariesayre.blogspot.ca/ for her Off the Wall Friday link up.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Bead Journal for April

This bead journal has a fall theme.  It completes my season themed journals for this year.  As usual it incorporates a vintage earring.  I am excited to start working on my bead journal for May!  It always feels good to complete a project and it is exciting to start a new one.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Work in Progress Wednesday

This is the last block for a piece I plan to call Seasons-A Collaboration.  I have all the seams stitched but still need to add the bead journal to the center.  After I add the bead journal to the center then I can stitch all four blocks together.  I love making progress!
I am linking with
http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.ca/

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Taking a stitch Tuesday

This is a combination of Cretan Stitch + Lazy Daisy Leaves + Lazy Daisy Flowers in silk ribbon.  A pleasing combination I learned from Valerie at https://www.facebook.com/groups/335708879954649/?ref=bookmarks  Amazingly, she posts a seam treatment five times a week.  I can't keep up with her!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Colorful, co-ordinating layers

Sometimes I just have to make stuff.  Stuff that doesn't necessarily have a predetermined purpose.  The other day I got out some used dryer sheets, cheese cloth and white thread.  All of it screaming to have color added to it.  I wet it all thoroughly and layered it and then applied the ink.  Now I have a luscious stack of color and texture.  Added bonus it all co-ordinate perfectly.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Work in Progress Wednesday

I have been adding some seam treatments to this.  I created the three blocks last year.  I have now put them together and where they are joined needs some decorating.  I am hoping I can get this completely finished before next month.  The St. Jacobs quilt show is coming and I need to have some fresh work to hang!
I am linking with
http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.ca/