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I love Aurifil Thread!

We now have 50wt Aurifil thread in shop. There are so many reasons to love Aurifil thread. The quality, the colors, the way they are

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Selling Fabrics Online in Israel

I am so happy to let you know that I am now selling fabric on my website. I can’t believe that the whole system is up and running. Before I get into the story, I want to let you know that there is a coupon to get 10% off your first purchase. The code is WELCOME because I wanted to welcome everyone to my site. (I know, it’s a bit cheesy).

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My Little Gardener Quilt by Rena Reich

Art Quilting: Giving Definition with Quilting

This is it. We’re heading for home! All our pieces have been placed. Now the time has come to add the finishing touches!

There are basically three reasons for quilting your quilt:

  • Holding the fabric down
  • Giving definitions to the sections
  • It wouldn’t be a quilted portrait unless it was quilted
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My Little Gardener Quilt by Rena Reich

Art Quilting: Building the Portrait

Now for the main event! The background has been completed. Now it’s time to put our portrait together. This is the part I like to think of as fabric puzzling. You will understand what I mean in a bit.

Before we get to the nitty-gritty of putting the pieces together, let’s start with picking out fabric. My granddaughter looks pretty pale in this photo. I didn’t want her to just fade into the very light background. I chose to go with a hew of flesh tone colors that still looked natural, but that gave some extra pink to her cheeks.

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