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Crazy quilting / Silk Ribbon Embroidery   General Discussion

Started Sep-13 by Pirate (PIRATE_SR); 344 views.
Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


Once upon a time, I did *one* crazy quilt block with all those luscious, wonderful seam embellishments and silk ribbon embroidery.  I have come across my instructions, guides, 2 books and just general information about crazy quilting.  It's quite a pile of printed instructions, about 3.5 pounds worth!

I ended up framing the crazy quilt block because I knew that I was never going to make another one nor was I going to make a quilt made up of crazy quilt blocks!  I admire those who make them; they are just not my cup of tea.

So, I don't need my instructions, etc.   If any of you would care to be the recipient of a care package, I would be delighted to mail it to you.  Let me know.  :-)

I did a bit of ribbon embroidery some years ago, and I loved how it looked.  And it seemed to go faster than when you use regular embroidery floss.  But like you, I couldn't see doing much more of it in the future.  I don't know what ever happened to my instructions and supplies, and I think I had at least one book, but nothing close to the amount of stuff you described.  I hope you can find someone who will use all of it and enjoy it.  If I ever find my stuff, I will also look for someone else to give it to.  I bet somebody in my local quilting group would want it.  

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


Jonna, if no one on the forum is interested, let your local quilting group that my offer extends to them also.  :-)

I will do that thing!  Thanks.  


From: LindaPutt


Hi Shelley.  I still do a lot of crazy quilting and ribbon embroidery.  I actually have a crazy quilt project using wool motifs going right now.  However, I have an awful lot of instructions and books already - maybe even the same instructions as you have (you did the Kathy Shaw block, right?), so don't need more.  I just jumped in to say what a generous offer you've made.  I hope someone can use your info.

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


LindaPutt said:

(you did the Kathy Shaw block, right?

Yup!  That is the one and only block I've done.  It really looks wonderful; I have it framed and hanging in my hallway.

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)


Time was, I would have jumped at your offer...but I think I have more than I need at the moment...hope you find them a good home.