Tag Archives: waxwing

Waiting Waxwings

It’s finished and out of the wash! Front: Back (a vintage sheet with horses on that I found in a tiny shop in Brick Lane, East London- I thought the colours worked well even if it was a strange subject choice!): Close-ups: I’ve called it Waiting Waxwings, because on two occasions I had to wait […]

A pretty awesome weekend

I can’t believe it’s already monday morning, weekends are really too short! We started it off with a very exciting hockey game on friday night (that ended with an overtime win). Then on Saturday I made progress on two WIPs as well as finishing this quilt top… It’s nowhere near perfect but I enjoyed making […]

Tutorial: Turned Edge Machine Appliqué

Here’s a little tutorial on how I put together my picture quilts. I decided to apply the same principle to my birds and berries quilt but just a couple of small motifs. This technique can be used for large or small scale stuff! I can’t show you this in full yet though- I’m 18″ of […]

Stick a bird on it?

I’ve been cracking on with my birds and berries quilt- I’ve got all of the squares with the corner pieces done, settled on a layout thanks to my design wall and sewn together 6 out of 9 rows (which is weird, I definitely thought it was going to be be 8 columns and 10 rows). […]