pastiche - n. [Fr] Artistic composition made up of bits from various sources.
You'll love Valerie Franzese's My Colorado Backyard 12-month appliqué BOM.
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February...Valentine's Day...Thoughts of spring, will it ever get here?In the mean time, let us quilt.What are your goals for the month?Continue
Someone asked for photos of what glue binding looks like. First I want to offer the disclaimer that binding with glue does not make the process faster. It probably takes about the same amount of time as hand stitching the binding. But I like it…Continue
December means ...Christmas!That one word means I had better get some goals accomplished.How about you? What are your December quilting goals?Continue
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Hi All,I am considering getting a used Sit Down Quilting Machine - probably a sweet sixteen with a stitch regulator. I have home sewing machine, straight stitch, Juki TL98Q but it does not have a stitch regulator and I love the Bernina stitch…Continue
November is …Turning Colder.Remembering our Veterans.Celebrating the Harvest.Thanksgiving.OH-OH, Christmas is right around the corner!I know what my goals will be. Do You know what yours are?Continue
I LOVE the accuracy I get when I use larger pieces of fabric to sew patches together to make certain shapes required for some blocks.
I HATE all the extra time spent trimming them down to the correct size.
Did I mention, I LOVE the resulting size accuracy?
As I said, it is a LOVE--HATE relationship!
I came to quilting later than some but earlier than others. It is a forgiving and demanding hobby. It can provide frustration and accomplishment. Some quilting is slow and tedious but some is fast and carefree. The colors used can be somber and sedate or wild and ecstatic. These are the things that I love about this wonderful obsession I have. Having a supportive and embracing community such as Pattern Pastiche is an added bonus. No matter what, this group makes lemonade from everything. The…Continue
Ok, I cannot find the block 26 and need help in discovering it's hidden location. Fortunately I read through the rest of the notes and was able to locate #24 by going 2 clicks away from home. Does anyone have clues to help me, please.
Debbie - new to quilter's magazine.
I wrote this as part of my entry in the "April 2017 Quilting Goals" discussion group, but thought I would also make it a blog post here.
My husband and I have a running joke: "I am often abducted by aliens from the planet Side-Track." We have determined I must be a very good candidate for what-ever experiments, or other learning experiences, they have in mind. Inevitably, I start out to do something, and find myself completing other tasks along the way. I eventually do get my original…Continue
I have the best hubby. He got me EQ7 for a late anniversary gift. He seen I had it on my wish list. Think maybe I'll add a long arm quilter to it.Maybe he will get that for our 45th in 2 years, Now have to learn how to use it.