Monday, May 2

Practice makes (almost) perfect!

My progress so far:
I must say that I'm enjoying the machine piecing more and more...and I'm getting better at it during the process:)
My first windmills

...and my later ones!

The Hargrave ladies explained how to make perfect points and I've been a fairly good student so far, at their Quilter's Academy.
I even discovered that, when I start sewing the hst, I can tell after 3 stitches if the outcome will be perfect or not.
Best part is that I slowly get the feeling that I am in charge of my machine and not the other way around.
Could it be that this handpiecer for over 20 years is crossing over to the machinepiecing camp??

5 comments:

  1. Yeah! Good job! Love the scrapyness on white.

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  2. Yes...come on over to the dark side!!! MUWAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

    I thought I would pass this tip along to you (from Jan Krentz), she says you should always press your seams open to get perfect centers on your pinwheels!!

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  3. WOAH wat een mooie quilt en die ountjes zijn perfect. Dat boek moet ik ook hebben. Welk kun je me aanraden?

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  4. WOW you certainly have improved!! Whatever camp you are residing in, I'll be here to hang out with you. Sometimes I would love to know how to use a sewing machine, I just don't want to put the time into it.....I'm too lazy LOL.

    Crispy

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  5. Looking absolutely wonderful Annemiek!! Love the look of what you have there so far, and practice makes perfect! Wonderful! 8-)

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