A local girl contacted me recently wanting to “pick my brain“ about long arming as a home business. She currently makes pretty good money in her stay at home business but is looking for a change. This is the letter I sent her in response. Not to discourage her, just sharing my experience. If you… Continue reading Longarming as a Business?
It seems like I the "rashes" of quilts. for weeks every call is a vintage top, or even more specifically a Vintage Dresden Plate. Then for weeks it will be baby clothing quilts. Last fall it was memory quilts from adult clothing. Memory quilts from a loved ones clothing are very hard. The person requesting… Continue reading Memory Quilts – Love ‘Em…Hate ‘Em
I finished the T-Shirt Quilt from my Father-in-Laws shirts. Got the binding on and gave it a wash and tumble dry. I have to say it came out beautifully. It is on the way back to the coast where Marian lives. It goes with all the love I have for Tom and Marian and with… Continue reading Tom’s T-s of Travel- on their way home
Tom had a lot of shirts- so many places he went with his beautiful wife - my Mother in Law, Marian. They traveled with friends on tours all over the world. Most of the shirts Marian gave me for this project looked like they were never worn. Cutting up perfectly lovely T's is sort of… Continue reading Lay-out and Assembly
So- What do you do with 35 perfectly nice, clean, T-shirts with great images from around the world??? Cut them up of course! There are dozens of really good tutorials on how to prepare T-Shirts but I like to add a twist... I don't make them all the same size, nor do I always like… Continue reading Cutting Up Shirts