A blog about collecting older quilts, repairing quilts, restoring quilts and conserving quilts. and recuing orphan quilt blocks and quilt tops that remain unfinished.
I've been practicing my ladder stitch. It's a sewing method used to repair seams invisibly. I have used this stitch many times on qu...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
The grand celebration of our nation's birthday is over. But maybe not the fireworks craze in our neighborhood. We've been kept awake until midnight the past couple of nights, even with the windows closed!
As promised, here are two pictures of the Dresden plate project. The first is the whole block. You may be able to make out the light yellow button hole stitches around the center and stem stiches between the blades. In the second picture, you can see two embroidered blades, one with blue crosshatching and the other with daisies. Let me know what you think.