Sunday, February 03, 2008

machine quilting

the best thing you can do for winter depression is to take a class.
learn something = feel alive.
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i took a class last week in machine quilting at quilting with margaret.
this is my practice piece of fabric.

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you just strap a special foot on your machine called a darning foot and start drawing 900 miles an hour with thread.
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yes, it's pretty spastic at first, but quickly things start to take shape.
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some lumpy rabbits all in a row.
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a bee.
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i am still stupid sick - another trip to the doctor's tomorrow.

p/s julia nunes is now up to 3/4 of a million hits on her utube video (below) stunning huh?

2 comments:

Steph said...

I can't get along well with the sewing machine so when I see someone who does I'm truly impressed ... wowww
Thanks again for the pendant !

msnowstorms said...

damn woman,
i think i have to get me one of those feet for my softworks class.

amazing work.

-narfletta