A group of tigers is called an ‘ambush’, how appropriate as I can just picture a tiger sneaking around to ambush it's prey. A tiger cub lives with its mother until it’s about 2 years old. There are apparently more ‘pet’ tigers in the world than there are wild tigers.
T is also for Tips. During this challenge, at times I’ve been sharing tips that I’ve picked up here and there, and tried to ensure that I give credit where credit is due. Most of the tips have come from the TV show Fons’ and Porter’s Love of Quilting, which I find on the Detroit public TV station WTVS. Some tips, like today’s, come from the magazine Quilting Connections’ FB posts. So for those of you who like to collect tips, and get some valuable quilting lessons, those are two great sources.
Today’s tip comes from QC’s FB post:
Quilting Tip: Sign your quilt in permanent ink under the label. If the quilt is ever lost or stolen and the label is removed, your name will still be on it!
I have to confess I rarely label my quilts. They’re going to family or close friends only, so I don’t worry about telling them who made it. But when I get the quilting done by a professional long-arm quilter, I definitely put on a label to ensure that person gets the credit due her. I have heard that some will ‘sign’ the binding, so at least the quilt-maker will be known as long as the binding lasts. And recently somebody told me about a pair of quilts that was sold, and one of them found its way to a thrift shop, and the original quilt-maker found it and was able to buy it back! Now how special is that – and if the quilt had been labeled, the label could have included contact information for the quilt-maker, asking for it to be returned when no longer needed or wanted!
Happy tips! Blessings, Peg