Domestic Sewing Machine – This is the sewing machine that you would use at home for regular sewing (& maybe embroidery). The head** is stationary, and you move the fabric when sewing or quilting.
Longarm Machine – An industrial type sewing machine where the ‘head’ moves instead of being stationary. The machine head** is moved from one side to the other while stitching (head moves, fabric stationary).Continue reading What is Longarm Machine Quilting?
Wow, you have a favorite hat from your favorite baseball team (Go Astros!!!), favorite hobby or whatever. (Hubby has an obscure image from the insert adapter of a 45 record that you use to play on a record player on his favorite hat). Whatever your hat represents, you probably want to include it in your t-shirt quilt. The image represents YOU!
We have had mixed opinions over the years on whether we can include the
logos from a hat in a t-shirt quilt.
Recently, we had an order for six quilts and they wanted to include 27 hats.
Wow. 27 hats. Keep in mind that each hat requires special attention. Hats are NOT normally FLAT.
A couple of weeks ago, I talked about theRules of Quilting That WERE Made To Be Broken. I received several emails commenting on those rules, and telling me about their encounters with the “Quilt Police”. There is a difference between developing good sewing habits, and just not knowing what to do. Here are some of the ‘basics’ that I have always taught beginning quilters.
Things happen. Puppies are teething, and maybe they used your favorite tshirt quilt to chew on. What we can do?
The quilt on the right was christened by our own Shiner (a blue heeler) about 12 years ago. He teethed in several places, but I already fixed the worst holes.. These that are left, just make me go awwwww.