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Stitch Along July week 1 rules

Posted by Ruth on 2 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Time for a new challenge and it involves a little hunting :) Are you going to join in this month?

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Get Creative

Posted by Ruth on 1 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Here are just some of the small quilts you might create in Getting Started with Quilt Art, an online workshop I teach at the AcademyofQuilting.com

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No Patterns, No Rules!

Posted by Elizabeth Barton on 29 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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No patterns, no rules! The aim of this workshop is to learn how to work from your ideas and discover your own personal voice. In the process, we will cover the basics of good design within the context of the art quilt.

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My Stitch Along for June week 4

Posted by Ruth on 28 June 2015 | 2 Comments

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This week I needed to include my sparkly element. I had selected two threads last week but didn't use them so now was my opportunity to make use of them. I decided to use the green Sulky Holoshimmer thread and echo the leaf shape.two shiny threads - sulky simmer and metallic

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Stitch Along June week 4 rules

Posted by Ruth on 25 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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Really quick and sweet for the last week's rules in June. If you remember from last week I gave you two words to use. You may have used them both, but if not, then make sure you do by the end of this week. The words were "echo" and "sparkle".

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Pre-Felts

Posted by Lily Kerns on 22 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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Felting takes many forms from sculptures to wispy scarves. The results can be soft and delicate or sharply defined as in the last three images in this screen shot of the first few images currently on my Pinterest Felting board

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My Stitch Along for June week 3

Posted by Ruth on 21 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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It's been a busy week for me so it was quite nice to relax into my stitch along project today. I had an idea of what I was going to do for the stitching, so I jumped right in. 

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Do You like Still Life quilts?

Posted by Ruth on 19 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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I love making Still Life quilts. In fact, I even have an online workshop on how to make them at the AcademyofQuilting.com which not only includes all the instructions but gives you direct access to me with helping you create your own templates for your own Still Life project.

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Stitch Along June week 3 rules

Posted by Ruth on 18 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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I hope you are ready for this week's rules. What broken shape did you use? If you missed the last two, check them out. I hope you will join me! Week One rules and Week Two rules.

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My Stitch Along for June week 2

Posted by Ruth on 14 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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Word games are fun, especially when you mix them with quilting. I have been thinking hard about how I can incorporate the thought "broken shape" into my quilt. It wasn't until I got started that the real idea came to me. If you missed the rules this week or want to get started, you can find them here - Week One rules and Week Two rules.

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