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Drawing from one of my older photos linesandpebbles lineart

Drawing from one of my older photos linesandpebbles lineart

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Sometimes creative block gets to me and I just make lines and pebbles. . . What do you do when nothing comes to mind?

Garden in the Japan style with fish pond and stone lantern. Pen and ink line

But if something didn't feel like it flowed for me (like the triangle spirals things in the center) I didn't hesitate to change it.

This medallion used the Ultimate Stencil to provide the angle guides and a portion of The Ultimate Shape to provide the blades.

The quilt was just a practice “what if” kinda quilt, but then it turned into being a pretty neat design for a little nephew, due this fall.

After I had an idea of where the quilting was headed, I decided it was time to stitch those marked blue circles. The question was how do I stitch these ...

abstract japanese garden feeling relaxing with red sun together with lines and pebbles

AbacusJakobKoebelsRechenbiechlinAugsburg1514.jpg

japanese bonsai tree natural hobby shadow

Before I committed to my circle placement, I broke out the Plexiglas to get a feel for the layout of my fillers.

Sks23cuBoethiusAndPythagoras.jpg

I also recently posted how I used my Ultimate Backgrounds basket weave to fill in this beautiful log cabin block. LOVE how this one came out!

Every December 10, people around the world celebrate Human Rights Day. The date was chosen to honor the United NationsGeneral Assembly's adoption on 10 ...

I also recently posted how I used my Ultimate Backgrounds basket weave to fill in this beautiful log cabin block. LOVE how this one came out!

Image by ZenPencils.com

My Daughter Drew Me This Picture

At other times, when the anger is a simmering, bubbling rage, I imagine a kettle with the lid on, whistling loudly. Other times, Anger just looks black to ...

Fabric skinny bin AGF lower the volume capsule

Make your ...

The Human Rights Lesson

Figure 3: The Salamis Tablet before 300BC (Ifrah, p.201)

Pattern of Japanese traditional stone lantern on color background. Vector illustration.

Every time I set down to start this post, I freeze up with a bit with fear. It's like putting it all out there; standing in front of a crowd naked saying ...

Note: White quilt and Oliver in the upper left hand corner.

DSC_0599

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: You're on your way to a great Human Rights Day! If you are a classroom teacher or homeschooling your kids (or if you just want to dig ...

You'd start questioning yourself and gather courage to doubt your core beliefs. This is the first step toward getting over your anger.

8.

one hour basket

Each year on December 10, people all around the world celebrate Human Rights Day.

pink and grey baby plus quilt top finish

June's Irises – Front June's Irises - Back: You can see my first ever free motion quilting

The background used my triple lines background stencil. By flipping it I created a triple line grid. I'm always telling my students you can use "The Basic ...

I'm going toot my own horn for a second...I was pretty proud of my connecting of the binding tails on this one. Darn near perfect the first try.

I started to reach a point where I was running out of steam and motifs. I took an Instagram break and boy am I glad I did. Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was ...

They were hiding behind the kitchen cabinets. After tracing and moving the plates around, I had created a quilting road ...

After chewing over my choices for a few days, I decided on #2021 Natural White. Natural White would blend right in with the Kona Snow and hide any ...

Sks23cuHilprechtP28table.jpg

low volume one hour basket

Human Rights Day Activities To Do With Your Kids

I started to reach a point where I was running out of steam and motifs. I took an Instagram break and boy am I glad I did. Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was ...

mapped onto The Salamis Tablet

low volume one hour basket

Japan seamless pattern, brochure template or background in trendy oriental style, blue chinese eastern

I started to reach a point where I was running out of steam and motifs. I took an Instagram break and boy am I glad I did. Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was ...

Image:Sks23cu-BabylonianNumerals.jpg

The background used my triple lines background stencil. By flipping it I created a triple line grid. I'm always telling my students you can use "The Basic ...

Sks23cu-3ST.jpg

IMG_7550

I knew that the finished quilt would be bound with Susie's Magic Binding Method and my flange would be Kona Navy.

Because of the nature of these teeny tiny mini mini quilts, This page will include a photo gallery only.

Will this be my last zentangle quilt project? I sure hope not. I have several new ideas floating around in my head that I would like to give a try.

unlocked quilt

Japan seamless pattern, brochure template or background in trendy oriental style,blue chinese eastern

Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was working on a secret sewing project (secret then but not now, check it out here) and was stitching quite a few orange peels.

lillians baby quilt

So after a good lint rolling and soak in the tub, my zentangle quilt was finally finished.

Sks23cu-HeronsMethod.jpg

A Quilted Christmas | Noel Banner | Jen Eskridge | ReannaLily Designs

So after a good lint rolling and soak in the tub, my zentangle quilt was finally finished.

Photo from Wiki Muppets

Every so often I would mark a straight line to keep my straigh-ish lines from going wonky off-course. I realize now this would have been the perfect time to ...

A Quilted Christmas Holiday Magazine

Follow me on Instagram. There was an ...

Sks23cu-STstructure.jpg

Mandela memorial painted on a building in Capetown, South Africa.

Because of the nature of these teeny tiny mini mini quilts, This page will include a photo gallery only.

At this point I was pretty happy with the pebbling, but after a second glance...isn't that A LOT of roundness?? Circles EVERYWHERE! Circle overkill? Maybe.

A few months ago after taking Christina Camelli's Craftsy Class Wild Quilting, I created this tiny sampler quilt to experiment with flow quilting and making ...

(I'll be testing newly launched Food Force 2 with my 12 year old gamer son. Something tells me he's going to kick my butt at saving the world!)

rainbow xo quilt

Jennifer Prestholdt

Will this be my last zentangle quilt project? I sure hope not. I have several new ideas floating around in my head that I would like to give a try.

Will this be my last zentangle quilt project? I sure hope not. I have several new ideas floating around in my head that I would like to give a try.

(Note: this project was inspired by the Thankful Turkey at my daughter's school. You can read more about that here.)

photo AurifilArtisanLogo2018_zpskfjmi8t6.jpg photo 300px - Round Color_picmonkeyed_zpss9dhhcoo.jpeg

May: At the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland

It is dark, rigid, spiteful, monotonous and stupid place to be in. So, there are two roads from this point on. This is how ego looks like:

Figure 1: A Small Japanese Soroban

Love

UN HRC Ceiling, Palais des Nations

The above pic shows how the linear fill bumps into the trapunto letters. Next time I might use a few ruler markings as a guide, instead of winging the whole ...

Why am I called the idea factory?

Sks23cu-romanHA.jpg, Sks23cu-HAsource.jpg

... Grammy June and her quilt

A Quilted Christmas | Noel Banner | Jen Eskridge | ReannaLily Designs

Next up I need to bind this little quilt and get it in the washer. A commenter on Flickr mentioned that once that quilt has that washed “shrinkle” you won't ...

rainbow jellyroll quilt and maddie

As it turns out (AGAIN) I narrowly made the quilt with enough grey thread. Son of a Biscuit!!! Wait what?? Thankfully, I had decided in the middle that the ...

You can still see the frixion pen marks in those close up pictures (above). And I also have pics of the quilting fills:? {{click to enlarge}}

You can still see the frixion pen marks in those close up pictures (above). And I also have pics of the quilting fills:? {{click to enlarge}}

I have wanted to try this ever since I saw Angela Walters Quilting on THE Parisville quilt at the Houston Quilt Market a ...

... Angela Walters Quilting on THE Parisville quilt at ...

The next steps are to prepare the project for machine quilting. Trace around the letters to secure the trimmed batting and then fill in with all the free ...

Lots of rolling the quilt on the stretcher bars to get to all the places around the letters.

Sks23cu-romanHA. ...

The Dresden is made from a bunch of 2 1/2″ strips. That means, I have lots of 2 1/2″ strips left over that will go straight into the bright scrappy binding ...

Play Crafts Palette Builder. Plum and June

The above pic shows how the linear fill bumps into the trapunto letters. Next time I might use a few ruler markings as a guide, instead of winging the whole ...

UDHR Article 21 right to participate in government – perfect for elections in November!

Garden in the eastern style. Fish pond and stone lantern. Pen and ink line

Sometimes creative block gets to me and I just make lines and pebbles. . . What do you do when nothing comes to mind?

But if something didn't feel like it flowed for me (like the triangle spirals things in the center) I didn't hesitate to change it.

Beard lichen (Usnea barbata), or tree moss. Hand drawn botanical vector illustration

This medallion used the Ultimate Stencil to provide the angle guides and a portion of The Ultimate Shape to provide the blades.

Graphic collection with leaves and flowers, drawing elements. Spring or

tree vector illustration hand draw sketch vintage

The quilt was just a practice “what if” kinda quilt, but then it turned into being a pretty neat design for a little nephew, due this fall.

set of floral compositions with cactus and succulents in decorative glass containers

Seamless floral pattern on white background. Dark green flowers and red berries. Wallpaper with

AbacusJakobKoebelsRechenbiechlinAugsburg1514.jpg

After I had an idea of where the quilting was headed, I decided it was time to stitch those marked blue circles. The question was how do I stitch these ...

japanese bonsai tree natural hobby shadow

abstract japanese garden feeling relaxing with red sun together with lines and pebbles

Vector hand drawn cartoon stump for decoration children books.

Before I committed to my circle placement, I broke out the Plexiglas to get a feel for the layout of my fillers.

Sks23cuBoethiusAndPythagoras.jpg

Image by ZenPencils.com

At other times, when the anger is a simmering, bubbling rage, I imagine a kettle with the lid on, whistling loudly. Other times, Anger just looks black to ...

My Daughter Drew Me This Picture

I also recently posted how I used my Ultimate Backgrounds basket weave to fill in this beautiful log cabin block. LOVE how this one came out!

Make your ...

Seamless floral pattern on pink background. Green and white flowers and berries. Background with

I also recently posted how I used my Ultimate Backgrounds basket weave to fill in this beautiful log cabin block. LOVE how this one came out!

Fabric skinny bin AGF lower the volume capsule

The Human Rights Lesson

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: You're on your way to a great Human Rights Day! If you are a classroom teacher or homeschooling your kids (or if you just want to dig ...

Every December 10, people around the world celebrate Human Rights Day. The date was chosen to honor the United NationsGeneral Assembly's adoption on 10 ...

DSC_0599

Every time I set down to start this post, I freeze up with a bit with fear. It's like putting it all out there; standing in front of a crowd naked saying ...

You'd start questioning yourself and gather courage to doubt your core beliefs. This is the first step toward getting over your anger.

Vector illustration doodle sketch hand-drawn bunch of ripened red cranberry. Isolated on white

Note: White quilt and Oliver in the upper left hand corner.

Figure 3: The Salamis Tablet before 300BC (Ifrah, p.201)

After chewing over my choices for a few days, I decided on #2021 Natural White. Natural White would blend right in with the Kona Snow and hide any ...

one hour basket

8.

Hand-drawn red gladiolus flowers on geometric ethnic ornament and

mapped onto The Salamis Tablet

Each year on December 10, people all around the world celebrate Human Rights Day.

Sks23cu-3ST.jpg

pink and grey baby plus quilt top finish

June's Irises – Front June's Irises - Back: You can see my first ever free motion quilting

I'm going toot my own horn for a second...I was pretty proud of my connecting of the binding tails on this one. Darn near perfect the first try.

I started to reach a point where I was running out of steam and motifs. I took an Instagram break and boy am I glad I did. Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was ...

They were hiding behind the kitchen cabinets. After tracing and moving the plates around, I had created a quilting road ...

Sks23cuHilprechtP28table.jpg

low volume one hour basket

Human Rights Day Activities To Do With Your Kids

I started to reach a point where I was running out of steam and motifs. I took an Instagram break and boy am I glad I did. Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was ...

The background used my triple lines background stencil. By flipping it I created a triple line grid. I'm always telling my students you can use "The Basic ...

low volume one hour basket

I started to reach a point where I was running out of steam and motifs. I took an Instagram break and boy am I glad I did. Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was ...

Image:Sks23cu-BabylonianNumerals.jpg

I knew that the finished quilt would be bound with Susie's Magic Binding Method and my flange would be Kona Navy.

IMG_7550

Because of the nature of these teeny tiny mini mini quilts, This page will include a photo gallery only.

Will this be my last zentangle quilt project? I sure hope not. I have several new ideas floating around in my head that I would like to give a try.

The background used my triple lines background stencil. By flipping it I created a triple line grid. I'm always telling my students you can use "The Basic ...

unlocked quilt

Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) was working on a secret sewing project (secret then but not now, check it out here) and was stitching quite a few orange peels.

lillians baby quilt

So after a good lint rolling and soak in the tub, my zentangle quilt was finally finished.

Sks23cu-HeronsMethod.jpg

A Quilted Christmas | Noel Banner | Jen Eskridge | ReannaLily Designs

So after a good lint rolling and soak in the tub, my zentangle quilt was finally finished.

Every so often I would mark a straight line to keep my straigh-ish lines from going wonky off-course. I realize now this would have been the perfect time to ...

Photo from Wiki Muppets

A Quilted Christmas Holiday Magazine

Follow me on Instagram. There was an ...

Sks23cu-STstructure.jpg

Because of the nature of these teeny tiny mini mini quilts, This page will include a photo gallery only.

At this point I was pretty happy with the pebbling, but after a second glance...isn't that A LOT of roundness?? Circles EVERYWHERE! Circle overkill? Maybe.

A few months ago after taking Christina Camelli's Craftsy Class Wild Quilting, I created this tiny sampler quilt to experiment with flow quilting and making ...

(I'll be testing newly launched Food Force 2 with my 12 year old gamer son. Something tells me he's going to kick my butt at saving the world!)

rainbow xo quilt

Will this be my last zentangle quilt project? I sure hope not. I have several new ideas floating around in my head that I would like to give a try.

Will this be my last zentangle quilt project? I sure hope not. I have several new ideas floating around in my head that I would like to give a try.

Mandela memorial painted on a building in Capetown, South Africa.

photo AurifilArtisanLogo2018_zpskfjmi8t6.jpg photo 300px - Round Color_picmonkeyed_zpss9dhhcoo.jpeg

Jennifer Prestholdt

(Note: this project was inspired by the Thankful Turkey at my daughter's school. You can read more about that here.)

May: At the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland

It is dark, rigid, spiteful, monotonous and stupid place to be in. So, there are two roads from this point on. This is how ego looks like:

Figure 1: A Small Japanese Soroban

Love

UN HRC Ceiling, Palais des Nations

The above pic shows how the linear fill bumps into the trapunto letters. Next time I might use a few ruler markings as a guide, instead of winging the whole ...

Why am I called the idea factory?

Sks23cu-romanHA.jpg, Sks23cu-HAsource.jpg

... Grammy June and her quilt

A Quilted Christmas | Noel Banner | Jen Eskridge | ReannaLily Designs

Next up I need to bind this little quilt and get it in the washer. A commenter on Flickr mentioned that once that quilt has that washed “shrinkle” you won't ...

rainbow jellyroll quilt and maddie

As it turns out (AGAIN) I narrowly made the quilt with enough grey thread. Son of a Biscuit!!! Wait what?? Thankfully, I had decided in the middle that the ...

You can still see the frixion pen marks in those close up pictures (above). And I also have pics of the quilting fills:? {{click to enlarge}}

You can still see the frixion pen marks in those close up pictures (above). And I also have pics of the quilting fills:? {{click to enlarge}}

I have wanted to try this ever since I saw Angela Walters Quilting on THE Parisville quilt at the Houston Quilt Market a ...

... Angela Walters Quilting on THE Parisville quilt at ...

The next steps are to prepare the project for machine quilting. Trace around the letters to secure the trimmed batting and then fill in with all the free ...