Tag Archives: Thread painting

Thread Painting an Iris

Last night I saw an iris fused block I made for a class this year. I decided I would thread paint it. It needed a couple of leaves and a stem so I fused them on. I used the button-hole stitch on … Continue reading

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What I Accomplished at Our Mini Mt. Eagle Retreat

 You never know what to take to a retreat. Well, I would like to take the whole studio, but I can’t. I always take my rolling desk chair, or I would not be able to walk after sewing 12 hours. … Continue reading

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Beverly Took a Class – Then She Gave Me Her Quilt Top

My friend Beverly in the AQG in Little Rock took Judy Tipton Rush’s class on applique. Her work was really good, but she didn’t want it so she gave it to me. It was plain. But, it had so many possibilities. I … Continue reading

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Toulouse Lautrec Dish Towel Made into a Quilt

After I ooed and awed a friend gave me a French Toulouse-Lautrec 100% cotton dish towel. I didn’t tell him why I wanted it. I wanted to make a quilt out of it and do thread painting and practice my quilting. Got it home … Continue reading

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My Class for Quilt Arkansas: “The Great Majestic Iris” Learnng to Thread Paint

For one of my classes at Quilt Arkansas, the Arkansas Quilters Guild retreat  formerly known as Ferndale, I am doing a thread painting class. I have been doing some projects that are based on Irises  because the class is called … Continue reading

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