http://fruth.com/?author=14 Hello there, Welcome back to the series. Apologies for the break in transmission, I was on some sort of “holiday”. If you are just joining the series you haven’t really missed much, see what we’ve talked about so far here, here and here,
Last post I was talking about my trip to the fabric store, what I love about it, the challenges and just a background chat on the importance of fabrics to the Quilting process. I mentioned we will be spending some time talking about fabrics and how important it is to make the right choice when choosing the fabrics for your Quilt. Continue reading “The Quilting Process: Choosing Quality Fabrics”
OK, welcome back. Let’s do a quick recap of how far we’ve come on our journey…what you need to know before you start here √, Quiltspiration and how choosing your pattern or block is the starting point of the process here √ Alright then…you are up to date 😉 !
Earlier last week, I was feeling so crappy and cranky about things that had nothing to do with my quilting or so I thought, but somehow it was creeping into my quilting sessions and I was making mistakes all over the place. I became literally bored to my bones with the customs I was working on…No, No, No, we can’t have that!!! 🙁 I needed to do something and I needed to do it fast. Continue reading “The Quilting Process: The fun bit!”
Few weeks ago, my very first paying client contacted me about replacement pillowcases for the ones I made earlier (almost 2 years now…) to change things up she said, she wanted me to stay within the same color scheme as before. I was kinda booked but I knew I couldn’t turn her down or push it till after I completed my current commitments … decisions decisions – I thought if I could just sacrifice a little comfort time I can get it done for her without disrupting the plans I had for my current project. Final decision, I’d dedicate my weekend sewing marathon to it, I wasn’t banking on the fact that the terrible pain in my abdomen and back will finally drive me to the hospital!!!. Continue reading “THE WEEKEND THAT WAS”
I can’t believe February is almost over, the year seems to be flying by so quickly it feels like many things are slipping by without notice…Sorry I’ve been MIA 🙁
Anyway, welcome back to the Quilting process series…today we are going into the very starting point of the Quilting process. I believe you’ve had a look at the previous post giving you information about what you need to know before you dive into quilting. I take it you learnt a little about the necessary tools, resources, skills required and even what a quilt sandwich is all about among other things?
So let’s begin…I just found out there’s something like “Quilting in your head” Continue reading “The Quilting Process: START”
How has your week been so far? I am looking forward to the weekend already 🙂 I had a very productive weekend last week and I’ve been meaning to share but promise to tell you all about it later!.
Today, I continue with the Quilting Process series and I think it’s appropriate to start with the things you should know before you start quilting. While I was OK jumping right in and figuring out my way as I go, I definitely wish I knew most of these things then but I wouldn’t take anything away from my learning journey so far though 😉 Continue reading “The Quilting Process: Before you start”
This is a very late post that should have gone out at the beginning of the week but it still made this week so great 😉
Welcome again…remember my post about an Average Nigerian not knowing what I mean when I say I Quilt and my commitment to get back to the basics to address this issue?(see that post here) this is an introduction to the series.
I’m sure there are thousands of quilt blogs/websites out there and I can guarantee you, there are that many perspectives to Quilting because let’s face it…everyone have their perspective, style, techniques whatever you want to call it. Continue reading “The Quilting Process: An Overview”