Cara’s Baby Shower Quilt – first finish for 2015!

Cara’s Baby Shower Quilt – first finish for 2015!

During the last week of 2014, I  had some time off from work and I spent lots of time in my studio mostly working on a quilt for my friend Cara. Cara has been on the journey for adoption for a while now and at Thanksgiving her dream came true when Baby Logan made her a Mom. A group of friends started planning a baby shower to welcome baby Logan and shower Cara with some love to show how happy we are for her. Of course I volunteered to make a...

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A Weekend of Art and Stitch Fun

A Weekend of Art and Stitch Fun

I am offering " A Weekend of Art and Stitch Fun" in my studio space in Pleasant Hill, CA. The weekend will start at 6 - 8 on Friday night followed by 2 days of classes - 9 - 5 on Saturday and 9-4 on Sunday which will cover beginning to advanced features, will review all Ver. 3 new features and also my method of digitizing Celtic Knots. For full information on what will be covered check out this page on my site...

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Art and Stitch – fun with new features of Ver 3 – AccuQuilt Go Shapes

Art and Stitch – fun with new features of Ver 3 – AccuQuilt Go Shapes

One of the new features in ANS Ver. 3 that I am most excited about is the fact that in the Library  there is now a folder which has AccuQuilt Go Shapes as vector files. I nearly jumped for joy when I first read this. To access them click on the Library button on the Artwork tool bar on the left-hand side  and from the Folder pull down menu pick Emb AccuQuilt Go Shapes and here is what you will get:   For this tutorial I will use the die # 55029...

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Using Art and Stitch with my Cameo Silhouette

Using Art and Stitch with my Cameo Silhouette

As promised in my first post in the Art and Stitch series my next post would explain what I did to create this applique star   The original art work for this design started out as this AI file: and the first step was to use “Import Vector Art” on the Art work toolbar on the lower left hand size which opened up the design on a new page. I increased the size of the design to have a width of 7.75.  I had already decided that I wanted...

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