Category Archives: tumbling stars

Tumbling stars label

Readers will probably remember I am label averse.  It’s always the last thing I tackle and usually only when a show requires it.  But I got up Sunday morning and suddenly an idea of how to use a left-over star … Continue reading

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Tumbling Stars finished

Except for the sleeve and label that is.  But that does not dampen my excitement at quilting the final stitch last Saturday evening. I had trouble deciding my quilting plan for the border.  My first thoughts called for diamonds strung … Continue reading

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Slow poke quilting update

In the evenings I like to have some handwork for relaxing.  Hand piecing and hand quilting eventually get done if I steadily keep at it.  Meanwhile, updates on two projects.  I am pleased with the progress of Mourning Jules–about half … Continue reading

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Visible headway on multiple projects

Using my quilt frame for hand quilting has been putting a strain on my left (under quilt) wrist so Tumbling Stars has not gotten much attention lately.  Rest, ice, aspirin, a new magnetic bracelet–non were really improving the situation so … Continue reading

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More dye experiments

Deb introduced me to shibori dyeing.  One of the techniques is folding and dipping.  I am not unhappy with my first attempt. However, I started these experiments because I thought a snow dyed mandala would look great as a backing … Continue reading

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Tumbling stars–column 5 and 6 joined

Two more columns joined.  You can see I’m working on column 7–where the large white hole is!  But look how close to the end that is.  Only one whole and one half column after that.  Of course then I have … Continue reading

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Columns 3 and 4 joined

Taking a break from Kaleidoscope, here is what I stitch every night after dinner.  Another column join is done (columns 3 and 4).  Next I’ll stitch 1/2 to 3/4.  Then I’ll have to complete the units for 5 more columns, … Continue reading

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