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Super Sashing OP 12

When I started this project series I wanted to make the sashing the dominant part of the design, but there are a lot of blank spaces in this one which could feature some spectacular quilting.


Improv is slow.

I’ll say it again. Improv is slow. It is also unique and often very easy. You are making free-form fabric and there is quite a bit of stitching, cutting, re-shaping and trimming. 150 more words


Experiments for Pi Day

My husband asked for pecan pie to celebrate 3/14, Pi Day. I have a great recipe, because it’s easy – when you have all the ingredients. 336 more words

Lani Longshore

The Twin Bed Quilt

It has been some time since I did any machine quilting and the pile of tops hasn’t decreased. Yesterday I cleaned and oiled my Sweet 16, and Pfaff machine and added some “tattoo” decals from… 302 more words


A Few Favorites

I’ve been thinking about what inspires my quilt designs, and the first thing that came to mind was the beautiful or fun or amazing quilts I see at shows, guild meetings, retreats, wherever.  154 more words


No finishes this patchwork week

I will be linking this post to Myra’s ‘Finished or Not Friday’ not because I have a finish to reveal but because this week I have been working on several ‘or nots‘! 711 more words

Quilt Blocks

And the quilting begins... if a little slowly

Today my plan was to get going with the quilting on my new quilt Blue Leaves / View from my Window (title still undecided!). First however, I had to decide on what quilting style would suit my quilt; I thought this would be an easy process and that by mid-morning I would be well on my way to – at least feeling like I was – completing my quilt. 294 more words