Quilting on yet another block completed today! Here are some close ups of the quilting on Southward Bound, which was the seventh block of the Dreamcatcher Round the Year Quilt. I used the walking foot to ‘stitch in the ditch’ all the needles and the inner circles. I debated if I needed to […]
I finished quilting the Chakra Block, Block Ten of the Dreamcatcher Round the Year quilt today! I quite love the way it has turned out! A close-up of the quilting… You can follow this link to find the free pattern for this block inspired by the ‘Ashok Chakra’, or the Dharma Chakra ( […]
मेरी क़िस्मत की है चाबी मेरे इसी विश्वास में,
कि राह भी हूँ मैं और रहगुज़र भी मैं,
मंज़िल भी मैं, फिर क्यूँ फिरूँ उदास-हताश मैं?
; A salesman was here today Selling vacuum cleaners. They clean everything, He said. The pelmets, the curtains, And of course, the carpet; Even the bedcover, the walls, And that place under the bed Which I can’t reach. I wonder If it can sweep aside The cobwebs that blanket our lives … … yours and […]
Made 35 fabric pouches/ envelopes as gifts! Took me much longer than anticipated. I was aiming for a ten-minute finish; I averaged 20! For one, I used left over fabric lengths to cut out the squares individually. Secondly, I had to overlock the edges of the brocade and silks with a zigzag to prevent fraying. […]