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.

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Slow progression

There has been some stitching on my fall crazy quilt and here you can see what I managed to do yesterday....


I really love working with waste canvas (which I'm sure you have figured out by now!) and this was a great tree to create using that technique.  It was 'interesting' getting the threads removed - I think because the stitches were in all different directions.  My post tomorrow will show you what I did next with my tree.

Today the quote is from Jane Logan..... "When you're stressed is when you most need to look for all the ways that you're blessed"

 

7 comments:

  1. Did you hang decorations on it? .... hmmm...how 'bout making it an Easter tree....with eggs........

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  2. MA...for the life of me I cannot find your email addy......can you drop me a line
    Jan

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  3. Oh I really can relate to this quote today. I have never worked with waste canvas. Your tree looks very intricate and amazing and I can understand why it was difficult to remove waste canvas threads. Creative Stitching Bliss...

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  4. Great progress, I like to use waste canvas too, very handy with good results.

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  5. Hello Mary Anne! Your tree is already looking lovely.... looking forward to seeing what you do next! Christine x

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  6. I am entranced by stitched trees. I keep saving pictures of them for future projects. The one that Mary Corbet showed in split stitch grabbed my attention. I can't wait to see your post tomorrow!!
    xx, Carol

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  7. karen4:34 AM

    I am also a big fan of waste canvas....where would we be without it...

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