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Quilting workshop with Louise Bell

annieg

Quilting workshop with Louise Bell
« on: June 24, 2018, 10:15:15 AM »
My first workshop and successfully made a cushion incorporating appliqué butterflies with deep borders and log cabin corners, and a bit of quilting stitch around the border of the finished butterflies.
I really like her relaxed, natural looking animal templates and was so impressed with how she can cut shapes directly into fabric by eye.
She doesn't use bondaweb and recommends cutting templates in light sheer fabric so they lay on the project fabric and don't slip as much as paper might do.
I learned a great deal in the 6 hours including using embroidery foot.
Very worthwhile and I'm fired up to make a matching cushion so I get more practice and reinforce the learning.
 :woof:
Anniegg
Bernina Record 930   JL330   Toyota Oekaki  Bernina DC009  Elna 744

Pearl

Re: Quilting workshop with Louise Bell
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2018, 11:04:00 AM »
That sounds great, annieg, but you forgot the pic!   :D

Iminei

Re: Quilting workshop with Louise Bell
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2018, 07:21:33 AM »
Ah Yes Anniegg ... we have a rule over here ....

Must post pics!!!
The Imperfect Perfectionist sews again

b15erk

Re: Quilting workshop with Louise Bell
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2018, 09:04:13 AM »
Sounds like you learnt a lot Annie, a matching cushion sounds like a great idea.

I love applique, my only problem is that it's so time consuming.  :(

Jessie

Jessie, who is very happy to be here!!  :),  but who has far too many sewing machines to be healthy, and a fabric stash which is becoming embarrassing.