Tuesday, August 30, 2011
I've done some embellishing on the crazy block set around the blackwork heart. I think I'm going to do some more on it, but for the moment, I'm going to set it aside in favor of starting on Mary Corbet's long and short stitch lessons, which I mentioned in my last post.
Meanwhile, I thought you might like to see what my worktable looks like. The four-block crazy section that has the blackwork heart on it completely takes up the empty space on the table.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Meanwhile, amid the blackwork and the crazy quilt and the combination thereof, I mean to start working on long and short stitch in the not terribly distant future. I'll be sure to post pics for you when I do.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Monday, August 22, 2011
I've finished stitching my blackwork heart last night, and I've decided what to do with it - or at least what my next step will be. I'm going to put together some of my crazy quilt blocks that I haven't embellished yet, and applique the heart in the middle. Then I'll embellish the exposed areas of the crazy quilt blocks.
Then I'll have to decide what I'm going to do with that.
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Many of you may know that I've been out of work for two years, and I'm sure a lot of you are in similar straits, or at least you're having to cut way back on spending for crafting supplies. Here's an article from the Cloth-Paper-Scissors blog with 10 tips for how to keep crafting when resources are tight.
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