Quilt blog entries Tagged as 'Sewing Workspace'
Behind the Scenes , fun , patterns , Sewing Workspace 1 Comment »
Sue, our amazing sewist and quilter, has a lot of tricks and tips up her sleeve. Recently, I saw her with a cute little dress in her hands and I asked her, "how did you sew that to create that elastic-shrinking effect?" and she said, "Oh you mean shirring. It's easy!" So she set up a little class with some of us quilters here at work, and taught us how to shirr. This is how it went:
Today is Part 3 of my quilt studio redo. Part 1 and Part 2 talked about my plans to do a little redecorating and a lot of purging of fabric and quilting supplies with the end goal of a clutter-free sewing space with room for my new (used) HandiQuilter 16. This blog posting will show my progress and discuss lighting...
fabric , fun , gifty , IDP , patterns , Sewing Workspace , staff projects 5 Comments »
A couple of weeks ago I wrote Part 1 about starting a major redo of my quilt studio to accommodate a newly acquired used Handi-Quilter 16 mid-arm quilting machine. This installment of my story will include the purging process (with some pictures of my out-of control clutter), choosing colors, flooring, and paint.