Copic sketch markers: Monster: YG25, YG17, YG67, BG10, BG45, BG49, R81, R83, R85, R89 Flower stem: G82, G85 Stamped on Cryogen White by Cut Card Stock, Spellbinders Precious Metals, Decorative Dolly from Die-namics, Big Scalloped Ovals LG from Spellbinders, Prima Rose, DP, charm, ribbon and lace from my stash.
Broken Star page 55 501 Rotary-Cut Quilt Blocks by Judy Hopkins
Layout for Broken Star:
Year's Favorite page 128 Around the Block by Judy Hopkins
Layout for Year's Favorite
The lesson is short and simple...When sewing triangles the sewing machine likes to eat up the points. Some tips and tricks for working with them is to sew off with other fabric or other quilt blocks you are working on. Sometimes it doesn't work that way, so I always lift my presser foot and start sewing right where the 2 pieces of fabric met (at the cross) and sew off the end. Then I press and cut of the tails so my block will look nice and I don't have any extra fabric than I need. The pictures following are samples of different triangles and how they are sewn, pressed and clipped. This first triangle you are starting with a point and ending with a point.
These have a flat end and a point end. It is always easier to turn your piecing and start with the flat end, which put you relaying out your block to make sure you are piecing it right.
I like to chain piece, but sometimes when you are just making 1 block that's hard to do. I will sew in sections too, so if there are multiple sections that are the same, I will sew them at the same time. I like having a little iron and ironing board next to my machine just for these time. Anytime you can save time or trouble with piecing, the more fun the project is. Please enjoy.
Don't forget you can leave a comment , ask a question, or add a picture of your quilt block here...
Agent Cupcake Spotted is another new digi stamp from Little Miss Muffet Stamps. She's got us with this cupcake and what a fun way to wish anybody a Happy Birthday! I just had to add some eyelashes. She reminds me of my girls when they were little....very girly and so in to it.. You can use any stamp and join in with the fun, but try to use one of Little Miss Muffet Stamps and support Barbara. She has new Digi's stamps coming out every two week. Plus using one of her stamps you have a better chance of winning.
Hello, I am Agent Cupcake and I am on a special missing. I need to find all the cupcakes and share them with you.... Little Miss Muffet Stamps has a new line of little girls. They are Secret Agents. Check them out today and tomorrow and see now much fun they are.
Copic Sketch Markers: Face: E000, E00, E11, R20 Hair: E71, E74, E77 Clothes: YG45, YG67, YG82, E07, E09 Cupcake: R29, E50, YR20, YR23, T1, T3, T5 Stamped on Cryogen White by Cut Card Stock, DP from Far East Mat Stack by DCWV, Ribbon Page Marker from Making memories, Pearls from Recollections, Fair Isle Pendante from Spellbinder
Today we are having a sneak-peek for Little Miss Muffet Stamps..... Agent Cupcake Descending and Treehouse Headquarters. Please check them all out on Thursday and Friday this week. Don't tell Barbara but I just had to enter this card atMake it Colorful Dottie Backgrounds, so this card is just for you. The sky has been colored with lots and lots of dots. It was really fun to try this new technique. I used a heavy plastic protector sheets on the back of the first layer, just to give the Agent more support, it wraps around to the back. The brown card stock is on both sides aswell, then I opened it up and stitch through all 3 layers.
Close up of Agent Cupcake Descending, I even colored her legs so she had her legs covered while she was climbing in the trees:
Second page of the card, here you can see all of the dots:
Close up of the Treehouse Headquarters:
Side view of the card with all the layers:
Copic Sketch Markers: Tree: G40, YG61, YG63, YG 67, YG99, R02, R05, R08, YR01, YR04, Y18, B21, B23, B26, T0, T02, W1, W4, W7 Sky: B0000, B00, B21, B41 Face: E000, E00, E11, R20 Hair: E51, E55, Y32 Clothes: BG93, BG96, E33, E35, E37, E71, E74, E77, W1, W4, W7, B91, B95, B97 Rope: E31, E35 Stamped on Cyrogen White by Cut Card Stock, DP Stella and Rose by My Minds Eye, Spellbinders Label 8, Edge punch from Martha Stewart, plastic sheet from my stash. I stitched the card together with my sewing machine.
Everybody loves Blog Candy and this was some extra that we couldn't let go to waste. ;D So Barbara (from Little Miss Muffet Challenges) and myself have both extended our InLinkz deadlines and will give the rest all away in June! The best news is if you've entered your name in the collection before then it's still there! :D
We have NEW badges on the sidebar that you can grab and here are the basic rules:
1. Become a Follower of this blog 2. Enter your name in the collection below 3. Display the NEW badge on your side bar and enter your name a second time
This collection will be open until Tuesday June 14th and a winner will be posted on this blog on Thursday June 16th in a winning post at Little Miss Muffet Challenges. Remember to visit Little Miss Muffet Challenges for even more candy! Good luck and thanks for spreading the word!
Cinnamon from Little Miss Muffet Stamps is here for the Challenge Tags/Banners. We hope you will come and join in with us. If you use a LMM Stamp on your challenge you will have an extra chance of winning some of their cute stamps, with new release ones coming out every other week.
Another New release from Little Miss Muffet Stamps. This is Sugar and isn't she just a Sugar Pie? She got to get all dresses up in her fancy clothes and hair do just to wish all of you mothers out there a Very Special Mothers Day! She even has her earnings on and her evening bag with pearl tie strings and buttons across the bottom to show her off the very best...
Copic sketch markers: Face: E000, E01, E11, R20 Hair: E53, E57, E59 Clothes: R00, R21, R24, R27, R29 Stamped on Cryogen White from Cut Card Stock, 2 Spellbinders Lg Deckled Rectangles and Label Sixteen, 2 Cuttlebug Embossers, Ribbon & Pearls from Stampin-up, 2nd ribbon and buttons from my stash, DP from My Mind's Eye Home.
It's New Release Day at Little Miss Muffet Stamps and this is Anise with her Basketball and is all ready to play with you. Barbara was nice enough to color this one for me (Thank you) and please go to Little Miss Muffet Stamps and check out all of the New releases & DT cards today and tomorrow. My tag, cork and ribbon are old and my Imaginisce brad maker and digi stamp are new.
Over the years I have been there and done that. My favorite 4 things are scrapbook/card making, quilting, photography and chocolate :-) not necessary in that order.
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks but with the help of my family and friends I would like to share some of them with you.
My picture came from https://www.dollsandlace.com/page8.htm Thank you.