First of the two Friday finishes:
Itty Bitty Knitting bag (or makeup, sewing supplies, what-have-you). This one is a little different. Already used. Already love it.
|This one has a pocket inside|
Fingerless gloves pair #2. These are for daughter #2, Dayna. Too bad she doesn't have them for this weekend when she is headed to Niagara Falls, and the weather gods are not shining down upon that area...
|Love the picot edging bind-off; um it is hard to take a pic with an iPad of your own hand!|
I mentioned that I am doing the Feather Boot Camp, as recommended by Jasmine of Quilt Kisses. I've done a LOT of feathers in my quilting life, I took Angela Walters' Free Motion Feathers class on Craftsy (best feather class EVER), but I am a firm believer that you can always learn something when taking a class. Well, a little more than half way through now (and yes, I've skimmed a lot of it) but I liked how she has a check to draw circles in the top part of your feather. This shows you where you need to improve. Now I don't want my feathers all exact, and all circular, as I like the "heart" shape to them, but this is an idea to keep in mind, as well as skinny bottoms, round tops. These are all hump and bump style feathers, where you quilt them in pairs. This girl does both sides of the spine at once, whereas I prefer to quilt one side of the spine, travel back down to the bottom, and quilt the second side. But I'm experimenting with her method as well.
On the right side of the second page above, you'll see my attempt at paisley feathers. Angela has a great video tutorial on her paisley feather. I also played around with some Karen McTavish-style feathers inside a triangular shape, love those. Feathers are what I'm planning, and really wanting them to look good, for the Brrrrr Park quilt. They need to be in a triangular shaped area.
Zig-Zag Feathers. Ooh! I like.
That's it! More words than I planned (shocker) but that's me.
|Cat in a fabric box...no prob that the packing slips are still in there!|