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craft interests: embroidery, quilting, sewing, knitting, crochet, needlepoint

Member Since: 02/10/2009

recent comments

Re: The Big Quilter's Giveaway!

I forgot to say I have been quilting for around 20 years!

Re: The Big Quilter's Giveaway!

I made a bargello quilt for my best friend's daughter & her husband as a wedding present. The colors and the quilting were reminiscent of ocean waves since the happy couple was very fond of spending time on Block Island.

Re: Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue 168

So many faves! But I'm going with the fab suit in Philadelphia Story.

Re: Enter to Win a One-Year Subscription to Threads!

The BEST tips for sewing anything!

Re: Book and DVD Giveaway: Claire B. Shaeffer's "Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques"

What few couture techniques I currently know make such a huge difference that I would love to learn more1

Re: Book Giveaway: "Costume and Fashion: A Concise History"

I would love to know more about the fashion of the 1930s - particularly the latter part heading into the War.
Phyllis in Canada

Re: Magazine Giveaway: "Threads" Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

I really enjoy all kinds of handwork, but my favorite has to be hand stitching the back of quilt binding - very soothing and as my first quilt instructor used to say, a nice way to say "goodbye" to a quilt!

Re: Book Giveaway: "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty"

Wow! It would be such a treat and incredible inspiration!!

Re: MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: The New June/July Issue of Threads (#161)

Sewing with stripes for sure! I've attempted them before, but have never had truly acceptable results.

Re: BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Underwear Fashion in Detail"

Wow! I well remember my grandmother's pink corset which was worn for special occasions as well as my own lingerie through the years. And it looks like at least some of it has returned in modified form of course.
Phyllis in Canada