Tubaville is where I do the things I love and share them with you: cross stitching, quilting, gardening. I also dye fabric using stuff found in nature.
I don’t know why but WordPress loaded my pictures backwards so you get to start at the end of the finished tattoo quilt and work your way to the beginning. I made this quilt as a commission for an old friend who wanted a quilt like his tattoo. I loved the colors and the idea … Continue reading Tattoo Quilt Finished
I guess. I mean, I don’t know. I haven’t blogged lately because I have so much going on that I have to really focus on. I’m supposed to be talking about quilting and cross stitching so here’s some pictures: Endless appliqué with frequent cuddle breaks with Janis Joplin the cat This Carnival pattern by … Continue reading The Whole Kit n Caboodle Post
I have finally made some measurable progress on the tattoo quilt. I initially began by make a gray starry background using very traditional piecing as you’ll see further below. Once this came together, I decided it was way too busy and bought the hand-dyed blue batik background you see behind the sun/moon. The fabric colors … Continue reading Tattoo Quilt Progress Etc
I’m working on a commissioned quilt based on a tattoo. The tattoo is a stained glass effect sun/moon. I’m creating a background of stars in different shades of gray (not to be mistaken for anything nefarious). Then I will applique on the sun/moon in the upper right corner. There are 584 squares and rectangles cut … Continue reading Kaffe Fassett Quilt and Tattoo Quilt Progress