From RaNae's Studio

What is Bas Relief and what does it have to do with quilting?

What is Bas Relief and what does it have to do with quilting?

by RaNae Merrill June 16, 2021

This panel of St. Michael and the Dragon from the front of a building on my street in NYC is an example of bas relief. Here's what you can learn from it for your next quilt . . . .
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Rub a Dub Scrub!

Rub a Dub Scrub!

by RaNae Merrill June 08, 2021

Hard to get a good scrub on your back?  "If only my washcloth were longer and had handles" . . . . Wish granted!
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Haiku + Quilt = Haikuilt

Haiku + Quilt = Haikuilt

by RaNae Merrill May 24, 2021

My haikuilts are tiny -- 5" x 7" -- art quilts that illustrate and express a haiku. 
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What Fabrics Work Best for Learning Free-Motion Quilting? (Part 2)

What Fabrics Work Best for Learning Free-Motion Quilting? (Part 2)

by Melissa Winters May 05, 2021

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What Large Print Fabrics Work Best for FMM30?

What Large Print Fabrics Work Best for FMM30?

by Melissa Winters April 23, 2021

When you start learning free-motion quilting, begin with a large print fabric and stitch around the design. Look for these characteristics in a fabric.
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Presenting an Online Class in an <BR>In-Person Space

Presenting an Online Class in an
In-Person Space

by RaNae Merrill April 19, 2021

How do you combine an in-person class with a live online instructor? Here's what I learned.....
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Using Zoom's File Transfer function to share documents in a meeting

Using Zoom's File Transfer function to share documents in a meeting

by RaNae Merrill March 22, 2021 1 Comment

File sharing uses the Chat function in Zoom to pass documents to attendees so you can share documents with attendees in real time. 
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Using Zoom's Live Transcript feature to add captions to your meetings

Using Zoom's Live Transcript feature to add captions to your meetings

by RaNae Merrill March 15, 2021

Adding captions to a meeting makes it that much more accessible, especially to those who might have hearing issues. Learn how easy it is to add subtitles to Zoom meetings.
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Play Day & Crochet!

Play Day & Crochet!

by RaNae Merrill February 13, 2021

Having fun with my next T-shirt Quilt ... As You Go!
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Sleeping Better Because of a T-shirt Quilt

Sleeping Better Because of a T-shirt Quilt

by RaNae Merrill January 19, 2021

An unexpected benefit of my t-shirt quilt  .... here's why.
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American as Apple Pie

American as Apple Pie

by RaNae Merrill November 08, 2020 1 Comment

A perfect apple pie with a secret ingredient . . .
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Put a smile on your . . . mask

Put a smile on your . . . mask

by RaNae Merrill April 06, 2020

The corona virus is robbing us of so much -- let's not let it rob us of the simple joy of sharing a smile.
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