Thursday, February 4, 2010
Great finds in the most unusual places!
On the constant prowl to find inspiration for a quilt, I frequently visit thrift stores and yard sales and paw through the linens, curtains, tablecloths and any other collection of fabric. I may not know in what way I will use the treasures I find, but I am always on the lookout for that border print that is stitched, embroidered or stamped. When I have time, I also browse the clothes for unusual fabrics which I can recycle into quilts. Here are a few pictures of finds I have recently made: 1) lovely delicate gold leaves, 2) cut away flowers, 3) ribbon grapevines and leaves, and 4) stenciled birdhouses.
Recycle! We can save the planet one quilt at a time!