Month: July 2011


486 4″ blocks (18×27), each made from 9.5″ squares of Kona Espresso (that’s roughly 35 yards of Espresso) 11 spools of Guterman Silk thread, 1 skein of white sashiko cotton thread, 1 spool of white silk button hole twist, 12 seams per block= 5832 seams (all the white thread is hand stitching). 2 charm packs …

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So, I’ve had this silver thimble for a while, it’s fine, CHEAP, and easily replaceable…. BUt I’ve been doing a lot of hand quilting lately, and so decided to buy a backup… I bought this Fons and Porter gold-colored (brass) one. Today, I used it all day, in lieu of the nice silver one…  LOOK …

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