Many of our customers have taken classes from Diane Gaudynski and really love using the YLI 100wt silk thread for their fine machine quilting. She teaches beautiful, tiny stippling, feathers, grids – and small shapes showing little or no build up of thread. Continue reading “Machine Quilting by Diane Gaudynski”
Swarovski rivolis bezelled with galvanised lemon delicas and contrasting dark blue seed beads give this lovely interchangeable pendant necklace a striking effect. The pattern is a design by Jean Power for the 2015 National Beading Week in the UK.
To see what others created go to the Facebook page Jean set up for her secret bead-along.
This is a close up of the five different stars.
Fractal Ribbons. A new fractal quilt created for exhibition in conjunction with the High Fiber Diet group – “Making Our Mark”. The quilt is hand stitched, with silk ribbon embroidery and hand quilted lines. It is 24″ square.
Our guidelines were to design a piece using neutral colours such as black, brown, grey, white etc. Along with no more than 25% other color.
In total 36 pieces were chosen, a core group plus alternatives.
A new colour in the large spools of Mettler 60wt silk finish cotton thread – Rain Cloud.