Happy Distractions This Week
I liked this article. Man knits his way around the world. I wonder what would you think. Actually I'm not sure I like this, but I was fascinated with the idea. The ultimate in a headboard, a cross stitched one. Find the details at Re-scape .com. Like so many of you with the lovely likes, books are often a part of them. I've been neglecting to share what I am reading. Here is the latest one...All For Nothing by Walter Kempowski, a novel about a wealthy family living in East Prussia in 1944…
Must-Know Stitches for Felt Appliqué — Beth Colletti Art & Design
When it comes to the art of appliqué, beginning with felt is a great way to learn and practice. Appliqué is simply attaching a small piece of fabric to a larger piece of fabric, usually to create a decorative bit of fiber art. Felt is a great fabric for appliqué work because you can cut it however
Embroidered Wool Felt Circle Art
This hand-stitched embroidery is made up of 26 sets of felt circles, stitched onto black felt that is stretched and stapled onto of an 8 x 24 x 1 canvas. Fourteen of the circles have a button sewn on the top. It can be hung vertically or horizontally - both look fantastic! This is a one-of-a-kind work of art and the one shown in the photos is the one I will lovingly package up and ship to you. The colors are so rich, I almost expect them to smell like a box of Mr. Sketch markers. Remember…
Summer Blocks of the Week: All Versions | Lisa Bongean’s Web Blog
Top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean, features all the Versions of their Summer Blocks of the Week. Click here now to see them all!!
How to Find and Prepare Repurposed Wool for Appliqué
The wool trend just won't quit, and no one knows her wool quite like Rebekah L. Smith, author of Wool Appliqué Folk Art. Today we're sharing her expert tips on how to find and process repurposed wool to use for appliqué and other wool projects. Plus, we're offering a giveaway of Wool Appliqué Folk Art! Scroll to the bottom to enter. Finding Wool In my wool work I use mostly repurposed wool. I obtain it by going to flea markets, thrift stores, auctions, and yard sales and searching for wool…
Flying Fish Round the Garden Quilt Pattern by Wendy Williams
Australian Designer Wendy Williams of Flying Fish. Round the Garden applique and embroidered Quilt Pattern. The finished size is 64.5" x 64.5"
AQS FALL Paducah Classes and a little more!!! | Lisa Bongean’s Web Blog
As promised I am letting you know you can now sign up for my classes in Paducah this Fall/September…Here are the projects I am teaching…Click HERE to get the full… Continue reading →
Feathers and Flowers – Wool Applique
Felted wool applique pattern of this bird in the flowers finishes to 6" x 10" hanging, suitable for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. Embellish and embroider as you applique. Digital download pattern.
Sue Spargo on Instagram: “Such a fun week of stitching on Sand Dollar from my students @madelineartschool We explores amazing texture with neutral threads #suespargo…”
1,594 Likes, 59 Comments - Sue Spargo (@suespargo) on Instagram: “Such a fun week of stitching on Sand Dollar from my students @madelineartschool We explores amazing…”
Wool Felt Applique Table Runner with Flowers
This table runner features a flowering vine meandering along it's length. The vine is done with a simple running stitch in 4 different colors to give it a shaded effect. The background is a lovely deep purple. The flowers are cut from a cream wool felt. The flower centers are a patterned purple and have a vintage or re-purposed button sewn in the middle. The leaves are a sage green. A cream blanket stitch travels around the whole perimeter of the piece The backing is a pink plaid. Enjoy…
Summer Is over??? | Lisa Bongean’s Web Blog
Well…some think the end to summer is Labor Day weekend…I disagree…there still are plenty of nice/warm days left…I know some of you are in a much warmer climate…but your wearing… Continue reading →