February CQJP progress
Actually most of the lower right lace will be covered with lavender... I added the ruching around the image using TWO needles as I went... one doing the gathering and one tacking it down... I find I am much happier with the end result using that technique... Would anyone like a mini tutorial on that???
So about about 3 am I scanned the block into the computer and did a little photoshop magic on it.
The vintage lace lower left will be heavily beaded and the perfect spot for the precious enamel charms from the bracelet I got at the thrift store last week... And I do indeed think the swallow button will perfect for this block..
Between not fun but necessary commitments, taking both dogs to vet, myself twice to doctors and driving my mother to appointments, today is the first day this week I've been home and I need to paint buttons....But I'd rather be stitching..
Remember the soutache jewelry from the other day... Well I have a huge hug and thank you for Jocelyne Ausseil who found this fantastic tuto...
Pigtails and Quilts is having a "Crazy Quilts are Quilts Too" celebrating crazy quilting and I'm pleased to be participatin...
Addendum: Here are a couple websites with tutorials... http://historicalsewing.com/pleated-trim-jazz-your-victorian-neckline https...
Marilyn Nepper in Canada really got busy on her computer and found some great sites with even greater instructions... She even found ...