MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

mumblings, again.....

Not much stitching has been accomplished over the past couple of days so I really have nothing to show you.  However, I do have a few things you might be interested in having a look at...

1.  There is a tutorial on the Threads magazine site for some really pretty ribbon trim you might to include in your stitching projects.  Go HERE to see it.

2.  Have you heard of a type of whitework embroidery called either 'Chikankari' or 'Chikan'?  Go HERE to see it and if you'd like to try it, there's a free class being offered too. 

3.  If you'd like to see some crazy quilt eye candy, the Crazy Quilt Journal Project site is the place to go.  Have a look HERE (and be sure to scroll down and keep checking back for new postings). 

4.  Karen Ruane has posted about her newest on-line course called 'Extending Embellishment'  that will be starting soon.  I would dearly love to sign up, but I really do have to finish my current project before I take on anything else.  Go HERE to read all about her latest class. 

Hope you enjoy checking out the things I've found to mumble about.

4 comments:

  1. Have signed up for the free tutorial on Chikan embroidery, looks interesting. Also will have to have a go at the ribbon. Both perfect for white on white
    Thanks

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  2. Thanks for the link MA!

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  3. thanks for the mention.....top of class is getting rather crowded but yes...I can be bought!!

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  4. Are you signing up for the whitework class? I signed up. It was in my budget ;-D I can't wait! I am going to check out the Threads site now. Thanks for sharing. I didn't know they had one! Now, get to work (giggle)!

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