Marsha Egleston
  • Athens, OH
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I am an awesome:
Hi! I am an art quilter who is starting to branch off into creating clothing accessories. I have created several fabric belts and have many more ideas that I just need to get moving on. I am also learning beading on fabric. I am ready to branch out into the clothing line using recycled fabrics and accessories as embellishments.
My sewing interests are:
garment, quilting
My sewing machine(s):
Bernina Activa 240
I am interested in patterns such as:
I don't use patterns, I repurpose clothes I find at the thrift store.
My Blog URL:
http://attackofthevintage.etsy.com

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At 9:07am on February 23, 2011, Marsha Egleston said…
Thanks Judith. I will keep this in mind and give it a try sometime. The place I am in right now probably won't work for it...I have  hugh windows and they are covered with plants during the winter time. I am going to try for outside shots when it is nice out.
At 5:09pm on February 20, 2011, Judith Mercer said…

Hello Marsha, just popping by, I trawl the internet when I am bored, and found a really useful tutorial on taking photos of items that I thought I would pass on to you.They recommend you place your item on a table in front of a window.  Cover the table with the matte side of tin foil upwards.  Cover the window with a piece of tracing paper so it evens out the sunlight.  Cover a piece of card with tin foil to reflect any light and position it on the left and one on the right of the object you are photographing.  If you position your camera so the photo doesn't show any of the relectors, it should be very well lit and appear quite professional. He advised that you take several photos to ensure you have the best one.  Hope this helps.

Talk soon, xx

At 2:17pm on January 22, 2011, Judith Mercer said…

Thanks for your tips about fusible webbing and water solvent interfacing, I am going to look for those and see how I get on. 

I have got over my bout of unhappiness =) thanks, I continued battling on, till I finished it. 

I am much haoppier now. 

I'll be doing photos just as soon as I can. 

All the best to you, have fun at your daughters.

At 9:34am on January 13, 2011, Marsha Egleston said…

Ellen,

Just checked out your blog! Fantastic! Wonderful fabrics that you have on there. I tried a blog a few years back and for awhile I did pretty well at keeping up with it, then I let it go. I have thought of gettting back into it again,but haven't yet.

My small art quilts are all for business unless making for a gift.

 

I know how much work moving your sewing room is, I just finished moving mine and reorganizing. You will be happy with a bigger space!

At 10:36am on January 12, 2011, Ellen said…
sorry...."quilting!"
At 10:35am on January 12, 2011, Ellen said…

Hi Marsha....I haven't been on this site a lot so I was glad to get your message to cause me to revisit. I pretty much stick with home dec sewing and am smack dab in the middle of moving my sewing room into a much larger space. What a project! I blog too...Nouveau Stitch. I hope you'll stop by. 

 

Your uilting looks fantastic! Do you make them for business or pleasure?

 

Ellen

At 1:44pm on January 5, 2011, Carolina G's Sew Exceptional said…
Thanks Marsha! It is so wonderful to be in that stage of life to learn new things and bring in our life lessons to better ourselves! May you have much joy and success in your ventures.
At 1:14pm on January 4, 2011, Angee Barbe said…
I've been wanting to do these same projects for quite some time.  Maybe I'll get to it before the weather gets warm.  Good job Marsha.
At 11:49pm on January 3, 2011, thendral manoharan said…
Hi Marsha, Thanks very much for the comments.
At 3:35pm on December 30, 2010, Anita Edmonds said…
You do lovely work, Marsha! And thank you for all the nice comments on my things, too.
 
 
 

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