pastiche - n. [Fr] Artistic composition made up of bits from various sources.
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May...Lately, every time I think of May I think "May Day!, May Day!". Part of me remembers on the first day of this month my brothers and I used to deliver little baskets of flowers to the neighbors, ringing the doorbell and then running before…Continue
OK - I admit - I'm out of the loop here. How, exactly, does one attend/participate in an on-line quilt-a-thon event. I am interested in participating in the Kennel Quilt event, but have other commitments those dates. However, maybe that doesn't…Continue
AprilApril showers bring May flowers...All that rain sounds like a good excuse to stay inside and quilt.What are your plans for the month?P.S. Being outside in the garden amidst the flowers can be inspirational too.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
March ...In like a lion ... out like a lamb.Sometimes that sounds like my quilting process, I start out bold and strong and then get meeker and milder as the month passes.What quilting goals do you hope to achieve this month?Continue
If you had a birthday this week, and I missed wishing You a Happy Birthday, here it is : "HAPPY BIRTHDAY". I was at a quilt retreat with no computer. Sorry I missed you this year. Hope it was a great day and full of "pieceful" memories.
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.