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Machine Quilting Day 32

Posted by Ruth on 7 August 2013 | 0 Comments

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I've been back in the pantry. Today I crumbed a chicken breast for my dinner and noticed the wheat design on the breadcrumb container. I thought this would make a good quilting design.

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Machine Quilting Day 31

Posted by Ruth on 31 July 2013 | 0 Comments

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I love the morning glory shape and design it forms so I thought this would make a great quilting design.

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Machine Quilting Day 30

Posted by Ruth on 24 July 2013 | 0 Comments

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I love the design in paua shells. Paua is the Maori name given to a species of large edible sea molluscs, otherwise known as Abalone. The photo I am using today is not actually a paua shell but a garden ornament that represents a paua shell.

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Machine Quilting Day 29

Posted by Ruth on 17 July 2013 | 1 Comments

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Today's photo is of a monarch butterfly. I have to admit it took me many shots to get one okay photo to use. I didn't use the actual photo image but I did use the photo for inspiration to create a butterfly design.

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Machine Quilting Day 28

Posted by Ruth on 10 July 2013 | 1 Comments

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Whenever I am out walking, I look for designs. Designs for quilting or ideas for making a quilt. I always try to take my camera to capture images so I remember them.

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Machine Quilting Day 27

Posted by Ruth on 3 July 2013 | 0 Comments

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We are now halfway through our 52 weeks of machine quilting by photo inspiration. Today's photo is of a curved wooden chair. I capture a leaf design and then transferred that into quilting.

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Machine Quilting Day 26

Posted by Ruth on 26 June 2013 | 1 Comments

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The other day when I was making my latest flower block I thought the dahlia would make a really cool quilting design. I liked this flower in particular so thought I'd use this photo today and create a double petal design.

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Machine Quilting Day 25

Posted by Ruth on 20 June 2013 | 0 Comments

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Today I decided to go back to the pantry to find a design to quilt. I wasn't having much luck, especially when a can of tomatoes fell on my finger - ouch! That ones going to be black in the morning.

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Machine Quilting Day 24

Posted by Ruth on 13 June 2013 | 0 Comments

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Inspiration in the pantry? I was fixing pasta for my dinner today when I thought, hey the farfalle would make a pretty good quilt design so I photographed it.

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Machine Quilting Day 23

Posted by Ruth on 5 June 2013 | 0 Comments

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So what do waffles have in common with quilting other than they make an excellent way to start a quilting day? Add a little cottage cheese with some canned or fresh fruit and you have a wonderful breakfast. It also makes for an interesting quilting design. 

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