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Monday, June 12, 2017

The Button Quilt - A Pictoral Guide To Button Clusters

I have a new book available:

The Button Quilt - A Pictoral Guide To Button Clusters

Buttons are an easy and inexpensive way to embellish crazy quilts! This is a pictorial guide to creating lovely button clusters! 25 close-up photos of the blocks on The Button Quilt will give you a lot of ideas and inspiration for your very own Button Quilt! A brief description of each block is included.

28 pages - $10.99 + shipping
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Friday, June 09, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Panel 2 Band 11

It's going to be a hot weekend!  Here's Band 11 of Panel 2 of the Never Ending Sampler Stitch Along.

First the entire sampler so far:

And here is Band 11 by itself:

And finally, with the Band 10 overlap for placement purposes:

This border is worked with backstitching, cross stitches and satin stitches.  Here's a closeup of the shamrock:

Have a great weekend!  Stay cool!!!

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along Panel 2 Band 10

Are ya'll ready for the next band of the Never Ending Sampler Stitch-Along?  Here it is.  Panel 2 Band 10:

Here's band #10 by itself:

And here it is with the band #9 overlap:

You'll be working the Herringbone Stitch with a Fan stitch beneath it.  The dots can be French Knots or Colonial Knots or beads.  Your choice!  For help with the stitches, visit Sharon B's Pintangle Blog and click on the Stitch Dictionary.

Here's a closeup of the Fan Stitch:

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