Sunday, December 6, 2015

Threads and a Hop

I hope you all had a lovely weekend and hopefully got some stitching in. As soon as I started stitching, I saw I would be doing some ripping. Bummer. The navy thread is just too dark on this blue. I just have to finish up these blue triangle in my big block baby quilt with a little ruler work and fills. Then it will be ready to bind and mail off to my sister.



Here's a pic as I audition threads. Clearly I need more darker blue thread. Really, you can never have enough thread of any color!



I also wanted to announce our Craftsy Instructors' Blog Hop that starts today, first stop with Jackie Kunkel of Canton Village Quilt Works. She's a talented instructor of paper piecing and she'll tell you about her class Paper Piecing the Quiltworx Dresden Plate.

There's a giveaway associated with this blog hop through Craftsy, and I will be running my own giveaway with my post on Tuesday! Craftsy will be pulling 10 names from those who use this link: Blog Hop Giveaway to buy any of the classes in the blog hop and the winners will get a free class!

Monday, December 7 
Jackie Kunkel  - Canton Village Quilt Works 
Kate Colleran - Seams Like a Dream   
Tuesday, December 8 
Wendy Gardiner - I sew  
Wednesday, December 9 
Maureen Cracknell - Maureen Cracknell Handmade 
Thursday, December 10 
Jan Newton - Newton Custom Interiors  
Friday, December 11 
Laura Nownes - See How We Sew  
Saturday, December 12 
Kelly Ashton - Kelly Quilter  
Sunday, December 13 

Lindsey Stephens - Poetry In Yarn  

I'll be finishing this quilt up and sharing with you, plus I've got some nifty rulers to add to the shop and play with. 

2 comments:

  1. Purchased the Versa tool, when it arrived thought I would never use, looked complicated. I played around with it, trying the different sides on practise sandwich and found it was very useful. Quilting a throw from Victorious pattern Love your blog Amy and Craftsy course Quilting with rulers.

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    1. Brenda, I'm glad to hear that you didn't let it intimidate you! It's just a few good smaller rulers combined into one. Thanks for letting me know that you're enjoying my work.

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