now that our harvest time is over and the fields have been turned over to the deer and wild turkeys for grazing I can get back to working on a few crafts. one of my largest projects is a hand pieced king sized quilt top that I am working on for our bed. The techniqueContinue reading “Orion’s Belt quilt”
After 3 1/2 years my hand pieced hexagon quilt is finished and placed on our bed. I made enough hexes for a second quilt but not sure when I will get around to piecing that one.
After three years and more than 2,000 hand stitched hexagons I am about a week away from finishing a scrappy quilt top.
Gilded Komons finished after a little over two years. The quilt is named for the type of kimonos worn by Japanese women shopping and for visits at one point in time. The fabric in Komon kimonos contained small repeated patterns of items found in nature, but as far as I could tell they did notContinue reading “Guilted Komons completed”
Spent today adding fans to the kimono backs and butterfly shaped crystals to the backs and fronts. Since the top is quilted all of the stitching for the embellishments have to be started from the top and embedded batting, needless to say progress is slow. After seven hours of stitching I started making mistakes soContinue reading “Koran kimono update”