Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
I had little idea of how rulers worked with machine
quilting, so its been a big learning curve!
But I'm having fun in the process!
After only one lesson, and plenty of YouTube time, I'm
enjoying trying out many designs.
The four week, 20 hour quilting course was very
Having to buy seven rulers to start was not so good!
That's why I am trying to educate myself.
There's no way I am going to be talked into more
(Besides, the teacher took too much time helping
a student learn how to use her fancy new machine,
or selling threads to other students!)
There are so many great videos out there to help you.
This one (linked) by Angela Walters might inspire you!
All you really need is a ruler foot and a quilting ruler.
The ruler foot needs to be either a low or high shank
one, depending on your machine.
You may notice there are two different looking rulers
solid straight and curved ones,
|The stickers are there so the rulers don't get mixed up in class.|
and ones with cut outs.
|And there are little rubbery bits of tape attached to help with grip|
I haven't quite worked out which ones are better or
which I prefer yet...
So I guess I'll just keep practising!
|Still some wonky sewing happening!|
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
in the quilt-making at least!
While I wait for my Blossoming Blooms quilts to be
I have not been inspired to start a new quilt.
That's not to say I haven't been dabbling in other fabric
I visited a small Vintage textile/garment exhibition and
these two dresses caught my eye...