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Turning a Vintage Top into a Quilt

Recently at a guild meeting, a visitor stood up and asked for help getting an antique top quilted.  She has been the owner of a family piece – a beautiful Ocean Waves top in blue and white that has been passed down for at least 100 years.  1,189 more words


Lots of quilting happening !

Look at all the quilts! So many secret projects that I haven’t been able to share but here are some that I can show you! 151 more words



Difficulties with tension cause, well, tension!  I am quilting a friend’s quilt top.  Her batting seems the same as what I use, but must be less dense, and I normally use flannel or fleece on the back, so that adds more thickness too.  238 more words


I haven’t been writing but I have been quilting!  I had a few projects to finish up for a Christmas market I’m going to, so thought I’d just get them done and then put them all together into one post. 650 more words

Quilting Day By Day

Doodle Quilting

I am a doodler. My desk calendars, old envelopes, scraps of paper, even magazine pages are great places to doodle. Free motion quilting is a form of doodling. 203 more words


Machine Quilting Monday

I have been doing one stitch this week. Wavy lines. I love them ! They are overall one way organic wavy lines. I did them as all over patterns for three quilts. 153 more words


Are you Kidding me? My November One Monthly Goal

I feel like such an idiot.  So, I was working along about six weeks ago, quilting away.  I was going way outside my comfort zone on this one.  178 more words