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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Hand Work

I really enjoy quilting with my long arm machine.  It's quick and I am learning a lot about new designs.  Enjoying the process of learning new pantographs and experimenting with placement and design. But, on the other hand, there is a lot to be said for hand quilting.  I love doing it!  It takes longer to finish a project, but the results are so worth the time and effort.  
Currently, I have been inspired by redwork, and hand embroidery as well, so I wanted to do a wall quilt that would be hand worked in embroidery and then hand quilted.  
Here is a peek at what I decided to do




The blue marks will disappear when water is applied!




I'm very pleased with the way it's going so far.  I will post pictures of the finished project later. 


Thanks for visiting and as my daughter, Laura, would say:  Hope your day is just peachy!


Pat

3 comments:

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  2. Nothing compares to bringing beauty and life with your hands. But, boy those machine's can make things so fast. It's cute. Can't wait to see it all done. -Steph-

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  3. Beautiful stitches and I love you're craftplace looks very nice !!!

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