Quilt and Sew In Retreat

This past weekend (Thursday through this morning) I attended a Quilt and Sew In Retreat in Blowing Rock, NC put on by  heARTS Desire Creations.  This was the first "retreat" I've ever attended.  I've attended quilt shows and fiber festivals many times.  I've taken classes along the years, but this was totally different and refreshing.  … Continue reading Quilt and Sew In Retreat

Antique Quilt — Part Two

Yesterday I managed to get the batting secured between the new layers.  To do this, I had to remove all the rotting fabric and secure it with basting spray between two thin (Request weight) battings.  That makes this now a five layer work. 1 backing 2 QD Cotton Request batting 3 Antique carded wool 4 … Continue reading Antique Quilt — Part Two

Antique Quilt Re-do

On occasion a customer sends me an antique quilt top to recover.  One particular customer sends me antique "carded wool" quilts to have a new top made for.  Since it's been a couple years since I did one of these, I'm blogging my journey with this one in the hopes that I'll have a reference … Continue reading Antique Quilt Re-do

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