Harlequin Dance Redux – finished!

I believe I’ve mentioned before – I AM NOT A FINISHER! But for this small project, I thought I’d attempt a flat-fold finish. Vonna Pfeiffer, The Twisted Stitcher, has done a couple of fabulous flat-fold finishes for me, and that was the inspiration. Here’s the Spring Quilt Block she finished for me: It was so

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Harlequin Dance Redux – finishing up!

Click here for Area O instructions Can you believe it’s finished! The final area is the upper left corner, which I filled with laid threads then stitched over with cross stitches. First the laid threads. These are just laid horizontally then vertically, nothing fancy. I used one strand of the Rainbow Gallery Overture because I

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Harlequin Dance Redux laid ribbons and herringbone stitches

Click here for Harlequin Dance Redux Area N instructions We’re nearing the end of this project! I decided to do something a little more open for the last two areas. After a lot of looking at darning patterns, laid fillings, and other stitches, I decided to do a laid ribbon with herringbone stitches over the

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A focal point for Harlequin Dance Redux

Click here for Harlequin Dance Redux Area M instructions Every design needs a focal point – or does it? Anyway, we’ll debate that “rule” another time. I decided to make this next area, Area M, an important feature of the design, so I’ve added a “string art” type stitch, the Chilly Hollow stitch. Jean Hilton

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Harlequin Dance Redux – Reverse Scotch Stitch with Layered Crescents

Click here for Harlequin Dance Redux Area L instructions Well, it’s another Monday and time for another installment of our Harlequin Dance Redux stitch along. I hope you’re enjoying the project! It’s given me opportunity to revamp this little design. Some areas I’ve kept the same, but I’ve changed others. Today’s area is one I’ve

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