Have you managed to find out all you need to know about how to start crazy quilting as there are some very good books out there that show you everything you need to know. Judith Baker Montano being one name and Marsha Michler being…"
"I have put a sample of some of the stitches on the flickr site. Sheath stitch and Arrowhead. There is also a few samples of butterfly chain. They are all done in coton a broder thread.
It is great to see the different things come up with a good…"
"I have just added my sample of Bullions to the photos. Not a lot at the moment! I did them all in cotton abroder as I have lots of it and want to use it rather than my good threads!! I tried the little Teddy but it hasn't come out as good as I…"
"I already belong to flickr so will that be okay? or do you mean sign up for this particular group on flickr? Sorry if I sound ?? but I haven't belonged to these groups for long. Thanks for your help. I'm looking forward to this and hope I…"
Sharon B here waving. Take a Stitch on Tuesday or TAST will re-run in 2012. Everyone is welcome.Sign up is on the TAST 2012 information page on my blog Every Tuesday the new challenge stitch is posted there A big thanks as the TAST logo stitched by AnnetSee More
I am interested in Embroidery of all kinds. Especially Applique', Crazypatch work, Brazilian, crewel and Ribbon embroidery
Where did you learn your textile skills?
I learnt from classes I took. I also did a correspondence course from 3rd to 6th form attaining my 6th form certicficate.
Is there anything else you'd like other members of Stitchin' Fingers to know about you? Please feel free to tell us a little bit about yourself by way of introduction.
I have also done spinning and weaving over the years but find I enjoy embroidery now. I have photos of my work on "Flicker"under -applique girl- if you wish to check up. A friend told me of this group.
Joy, I am so sorry that you lost your husband, but what wonderful memories you must have from the 50 years that you had together! Barry and I are coming up to 32nd, so we have a wee way to go.
Thames isn't a bad place to live and we do have a wonderful coastline, though sometimes living here you forget that.
Hi, I live in Thames so am absolutely gobsmacked at the amount of fellow Kiwis I am finding that belong to this group. I am an avid (my husband would say OBSSESSED) Crocheter. Although I have also done a bit of patchwork and Applique work.
Thanks Joy, I just finished framing some 16" square crazy quilt pieces that turned out very nicely, but I haven't quite figured out how to take photos, without the glass glaring...when I do, I'll post them. I'm also making small brooches, and a couple eye glass cases..a lot of the pieces I just don't know what I'll do..maybe purses? I don't have wall space for anything large, and too many cats for a quilt!
Morning Joy - not sure how I make you my friend - this friendship business is more complicated than I thought. Your page looks fun. Let me know how Kairunga goes tomorrow - I am sorry that I am missing it. Is it through this website that you do the hearts and the Christmas ornaments. I will send you this other site - it is mainly cross stitch. I have the subscription which means I can down load copies.I will bring one for you to see - it has very clear instructions for stitches.
Hi Joy, Yes, in fact, I do have a flicker account. Right now all I have on it is my cloth dolls. I will send you the link as soon as I figure out how to do it. Oh, no need to figure it out, I see someone already posted the directions below. I will get back to you.
Hi Joy, After hearing the types of hand embroidery you do, I am afraid I am way behind you. I love hand embroidery but mainly I do redwork or buttonhole applique. The reason I always do buttonhole applique is because I like to work with small designs (I reduce almost every pattern I get) and the pieces get to be so small, buttonhole applique seems to be the way to go. I also like to do small stitcheries. I just order a few from Australia. I always seem to see stitcheries from Australia that I like and cannot seem to find the same things here in the USA. You mentioned that you do crazy patchwork and stumpwork. Stumpwork is something I would like to learn.
I don't think you're looking high enough up on the screen. What you want isn't on the Flickr page at all, it's the web address bit at the very top of the screnn, above the webpage display. Look right to the top of this screen and you'll see http://stitchinfingers.ning.com/profile/Joy22
displayed. That's the box you want to copy, but from your Flickr page, of course. You can only be on one page at once, so there won't be two to choose from.=)
Hi again Joy!=) Here's what you need to do:
Go to your Flickr page and click on the bit, right at the top of the screen, where the web address is, that box with the bit that starts 'http://'. It should be highlighted - the whole address now. If not, click on it until it highlights the whole of the address, then hold down your Ctrl key and press 'c'. Go back to your page here, click on the little 'Edit' tab at teh top of the 'Profile' section and move down to the box with 'Website' on it. Click in that and then hold down your Ctrl again and press your 'v' key. The address should then copy into there. You'll need to delete the 'http://' bit at the beginning of what you just copied as it's already on the programme here, but be careful not to delete the whole address (if you do, just Ctrl 'v' again and it should still be there). Save your changes and hey-presto! It's on your profile under Website!
Oh, I'm not using the 'Friends' function I decided, but thanks for the request anyway.=)