Wholecloth Linen Miniatures~The "Little Girls"

In the quilting world I'm known for my heirloom quilting on vintage linens...turning them into one-of-a-kind wholecloth linen quilts.   For a limited time I am creating framed miniatures from linens in my personal stash.  These make perfect holiday gifts, birthdays, anniversary, etc.  Each piece is unique and different...no two are exactly the same.   Each is machine quilted with Kimono silk thread, hand beaded, signed and framed.  These are available for sale on my website...check back often as I will be adding new ones every day or so!

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Redwork Quilt Finished!

I wanted to post some closed up shots of the finished Redwork quilt.  I am very happy with how this turned out! This block used the Zig-Zag border from the Ultimate Borders collection to create this background. I used the triangles/diamonds (The Ultimate Backgrounds) for the background and then added cathedral window arches and scribbling.   Baby Clamshells were added for this backgrounds.  Again from the Ultimate Backgrounds collection. 1/4" grid was run evenly thru five blocks to tie these all together. Triple lines and Basket Weave (The Ultimate Backgrounds) were used for fillers on these two blocks. These are just...

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Instructions for Rope Cable Borders

I have received many emails from quilters asking for instructions on the sequence of quilting rope cable borders.  I have these instructions in my new Ultimate Medallions book so thought I would pass this information on to all of you.  https://www.cindyneedham.com/collections/ultimate-medallions Hope this helps!  Cindy        

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New Life For An Old Redwork Piece!

I bought this very old redwork piece probably 20 years ago off of Ebay.  I was disappointed when I received it as it just wasn't very attractive.  The embroidery is very primitive, too much open space.  The fabric was rough (done on old feedsacks) and was a grayish color.  And then there was a missing block in the corner.  So I tucked it away. I came across it recently and since I've been on a roll cutting stuff up I decided I could do something with this.   I took my rulers and fussy cut all of the embroidered areas...

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Introducing the NEW Ultimate Medallions!!!! ON SALE THRU JUNE 15th!!!

            ON SALE THRU JUNE 15TH FOR $100.  CLICK HERE! Larger medallion designs, especially larger circles, ovals and stars can be a bit difficult to draft and even harder to find. I have gathered some of my existing designs, resized them, added/eliminated details and combined them into a wonderful set.  The set includes the Feathered Star (34"); Zig-Zag Circle (17"); Cathedral Feathers (17") Rope Cable Star (19") and two sets of Circle Medleys (up to 34") and two sets of Oval Medleys (up to 41.5 x 33.5").  These offer an abundance of design choices depending...

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