I probably said this before — but I will say it again anyway! You cannot talk to another quilter for more than 10 minutes without learning something! At least I HOPE the other quilters are learning something from me! I am certainly learning from them!
I have decided it is impossible to visit with another quilter for more than five minutes without learning something! How much fun is that? Yesterday, for instance, I learned there is a book by Leah Day with 365 different free-motion quilting patterns, you can use a carpenter’s tape measure to make a snap closure for a quilted handbag, and practicing a pattern on the longarm in “silent” (not sewing) mode helps you relax!
On the left (barely visible) my first attempt at translating this vintage-coloring-book-cowboy into embroidery via the 5D embroidery software. On the right, my second attempt! Still have some work to do, but I think I’ve taken the next big leap … Continue reading