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Stay-stitch (a straight stitch done just inside the seamline to strengthen the seam)

21 Sep


Quick Stitch Quilting Business Cards & Tulips in Pots – Advertising

On Display in the following Quilt shops, A big thank you to the shop owners for displaying my tulips and business cards. If you would like to visit some fantastic Patchwork & Quilting shops in the Great South East then call into the following shops. (more…)

Buttonhole Stitches – Pineapple as Artistic Motif

21 Sep

Buttonhole Stitches – Pineapple as Artistic Motif

UNTIL…

Buttonhole Stitches – Pineapple as Artistic Motif

Until… My cousin told me that the mortar tulips on my gateposts were not actually tulips, but Pineapples! PINEAPPLES!!

Pineapple are a communal symbol of friendship & hospitality.
Architects and craftsmen used molded mortar pineapples on the main gate posts to announce hospitality of the house.

FACT:

The pineapple is recognized as a traditional expression of “welcome” . Appearing on all sorts of décor – from door knockers to quilts – the fruit symbolizes those intangible assets we appreciate in a home: warmth, welcome, friendship and hospitality.

Gather Stitches – Where the logo came from?

21 Sep

Gather Stitches – Where the logo came from?
Why a tulip?

I learnt how to make a Christmas ball in quilting group. I discovered that if you use egg shaped polystyrene rotated so the point is facing up, then it looks like a tulip flower. I was hooked!!! After ribbons and pins took over the dinning table, my husband asked me when I was going to stop!

After giving a few away as gifts, I still had a few left!
Now I just can’t stop!


Light bulb moment! Integrating the tulip into the logo for Quick Stitch Quilting. I love the symbol of the perfection of the tulip. Beautiful! Next I noticed that on my gatepost there were artisticly molded mortar tulips, just perfect! Until…

zigzag – Business Cards

12 Sep

Quick Stitch Quilting

Business Cards

Business Cards – By Kwik Kopy Printing Strathpine 172 South Pine Road Brendale QLD 4500

Ph: 07 3881 3133

For an outstanding service Call Collette & David

Baste Stitch – Quick Stitch Quilting unveils LOGO

9 Sep

Baste Stitch – Quick Stitch Quilting unveils LOGO

Baste Stitch – Quick Stitch Quilting unveils LOGO

SO excited to introduce the Logo for Quick Stitch Quilting Designed by the incredible designer Christopher Willis!  I’m so grateful for it, a big thanks Chris it looks great!