Machine Embroidery Redwork

Can you imagine a time when you could sit back and enjoy a good gossip with the ladies of your circle while you decorate something or other with embroidery (probably a handkerchief!)? You can throw yourself back to the time with a Jane Austin movie. Mothers and daughters do needlework together whilst someone plays a […]

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Buying and storing files

Buying and storing files from a website can be a little daunting, especially if you are used to getting a cd and transferring designs to your machine in this way.  Unfortunately, technology is not standing still, and with change comes new challenges.  CD drives will soon be history, as new machines don’t have space for […]

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quilting a story

Quilting a story

Quilting a story is an art.  Art quilting takes many forms, and is influenced by many factors.  I am influenced by news and events, current affairs, politics and my own emotions.  This particular quilt is therapeutic. Someone’s War tells the story of Someone’s struggle with mental health and depression. The background for the quilt is […]

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karlee porter review

Karlee Porter’s all over graffiti quilting

Karlee Porter is well known for her graffiti quilting technique.  It is very popular amongst modern quilters because it moves away from the more mainstream feathers, blocks and stippling. I am not in the habit of writing reviews of other digitizers’ or quilters’ designs.  In using this design, I have found joy and frustrations.  I […]

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