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Archive for December, 2011

Crazy Quilt Round Robin Update

I just got the first of my three blocks back from Kathy Shaw’s Round Robin! This one was embellished by Kathy, and I think it’s Gorgeous!


The Latest Block in My Crazy Quilt Project

I finished embellishing this one last night:

I used variations of feather stitch, detached chain stitch, and French knots, in #8 perle cotton, two strands of DMC floss, and two strands of DMC metallic floss. What do you think?


Crazy Quilt Round Robin Update

I’ve finished embellishing Renee’s block. Here’s what it looked like when I got it:

And here’s what it looks like finished:

The fabrics in this block are so pretty that I decided to go with fairly simple embellishments. I used buttonhole stitch, laced buttonhole stitch, feather stitch, herringbone stitch, and side by side fly stitches, mostly in gold thread. Unfortunately, the gold doesn’t really show up well in the photo. In any case, this block will go out in tomorrow’s mail.


Crazy Quilt Round Robin Update

I’ve finally finished embellishing the first of the two blocks I received for the Round Robin. Here’s how Debbie’s block looked before I started:

And here’s how it looks now:

Crazy Quilt Round Robin

Today I received the blocks that I am to embroider for Kathy Shaw’s Rectangular Round Robin.

Now I just need to decide how to embellish them.

My Latest Crazy Quilt Block

The latest block in my crazy quilt project. Stitches used include straight stitch, detached chain stitch, feather stitch, buttonhole stitch and french knots.

Take a Stitch Tuesday 2012 Challenge Information¬†page – Challenges – Pin Tangle

Take a Stitch Tuesday 2012 Challenge Information page РChallenges РPin Tangle.

This is the main page for the 2012 TAST challenge. I’m going to play along this year. Are you?