Tag: Hoop

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My lockdown diary is nearly at its end, just one more week to go. Reading this a year later I should have realized health wise I was not being careful. Day 93: Trellis Layout, white perle thread. Diary Entry: Not able to get up until after dinner, even then my body did not want to…

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Had I known at the time of writing these diaries that we would have to endure further lockdowns, I might have kept the stitching up, I did consider it at one point. As it is, I would have struggled because my health and mental wellbeing got worse. Day 79: Cross Stitch, brown shaded perle thread.…

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Continuing the diary catch up from last year, re reading it reminds me how things can change in the blink of an eye. Day 65: Running stitch with variegated thread sewn in the round to resemble back stitch. Diary Entry: Could not walk properly today, or lift or bend. I had to get my husband…

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What equipment do you need to start hand quilting? Well, there are lots of different views on this, so I will share what works for me. Hoops 14″ quilting hoop, bound with tape I prefer to use a hoop to hold the part of my quilt that I am working on. The best hoop to…

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Just over 3 years ago a friend of mine a fellow crafter of cards and paper goods, had her wish come true in opening a little shop that another friend of mine was looking to rent out. To help her out and get the shop ready and stocked with items ready for opening, I was…