Category Archives: Thou Shall Not Steal Pecans

Kantha Stitching

Kantha is a type of stitching that I first saw on the blog, Spirit Cloth written by Jude Hill. I’ve attempted it myself on a couple of my small art quilts. Rage and Black Cat both have my variation of … Continue reading

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Finished one of my Minis

Spoiler Alert! If you’re in my Quilting Friends group, you shouldn’t read this post until Sunday 12/13. In fact, if you’ve read this far, it may be too late. Sorry. I’m totally finished with the Thou Shalt Not Steal Pecans … Continue reading

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Art Every Day Month — Day 30 — The last day

I’ve been hand quilting since yesterday. I enjoy this process more than I can express in words. Hand quilting adds so very much to a quilt. Well, machine quilting does too, I’m just not good at machine quilting. I’ve sat … Continue reading

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Art Every Day Month — Day 29

Today, I’ve been hand quilting for my AEDM fun. I’m working on the pecan quilt. I’ll post a photo of it tomorrow. I just want to get a little more done before I share it with you all.

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Art Every Day Month — Day 14

Frustration. Every stitch I take on “Thou shalt NOT steal pecans!” brings batting through to the top of the quilt. Every single stitch. Both on the back and the front actually. I’ve spent more time separating the fabric from the … Continue reading

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Art Every Day Month — Day 12

Today’s art has been, what I consider, grunt work. I finished basting the two new art quilts. Then I picked out the embroidery floss that I’ll quilt the “Thou shalt NOT steal pecans!” quilt with. I was lucky to have … Continue reading

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Art Every Day Month — Day 11

I have finished the embroidery on “Thou Shalt NOT Steal Pecans!”. Next I’ll layer it with batting and baste it so that I can start the kantha stitching on it. I think kantha will be much more fun than traditional … Continue reading

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Art Every Day Month — Day 10

I want to thank everyone who has left comments on my blog lately. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate and enjoy them all! This Art Every Day challenge is really making me feel connected. If you haven’t checked … Continue reading

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Art Every Day Month Day 9

Today’s art is photo- graphy. I was driving home from the post office when I spotted this church sign. I thought it was a hoot! Had to turn around to go back to photograph it. The leaf filled driveway is … Continue reading

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