Hand Pieceing & Glue Stick Winners
June 4, 2011 § 11 Comments
Thank you so much for all the kind comments on my Dear Jane blocks!! Someone sent me a link to a Dear Jane quilt made of Kaffe Fassett fabrics and it almost (almost!) makes me want to start a second one. But I won’t. I also have The Farmer’s Wife book and maybe I will some day use those blocks for a colorful Kaffe version.
First off, the two lucky winners of a Lapel Stick glue stick are:
Congratulations! You will be receiving an email from me.
And a couple of people asked about how I hand piece. Let me just say that I am still learning!! I bought a used copy of Jinny Beyer’s book Quiltmaking by Hand and have been using that for instruction. It is a fabulous book! So… here is basically what I do.
I found a Youtube video… not of Jinny Beyer… but by Marianne Roberts and she has a lot of similar information. I didn’t know about the ending knot that she talks about. I’ll have to try it! My Dear Jane blocks are definitely a learning exercise.